2021-2022 College Catalog

Procurement AAS

Procurement AAS (Major Code: PR23)

Program Description

The Procurement Associate Degree Program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the procurement profession.
It will also give the student a foundation that will afford them the opportunity to advance their studies at a four-year institution. Areas covered in this degree program include basic fundamentals of supply chain management, principles of procurement, introduction to global sourcing, and basics of supplier negotiation. It also includes business management, accounting principles, and business communication. Program graduates receive a Procurement Associate of Applied Science Degree, which qualifies them for an entry-level salaried position in the Procurement industry.

Career Information

Occupation

Purchasing Clerks, Procurement Technicians

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 2.2% nationally and 6.5% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $35,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Von Gatewood

Program Coordinator, Supply Chain Management

Academic Building C2207B

vgatewood@atlantatech.edu

404-225-4675

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 6 Terms

Credit Hours: 64

Estimated Program Cost: $8,048

Course Outline

 

General Education Courses (18 Credits)

Area I – Language Arts/Communication

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Select one of the following

MATH 1100Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts

ENGL 2130American Literature

3

Required Program Specific Electives

ECON 1101Principles of Economics

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

Occupational Courses (32 Credits)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

MKTG 1130Business Regulations and Compliance

3

SCMA 1003Introduction to Transportation and Logistics Management

3

SCMA 1007Basics of Negotiations

3

SCMA 2103Supply Chain Management Concepts

3

SCMA 2105Procurement Methodologies

3

SCMA 2108Global Sourcing

3

Select one of the following (3 Credits)

MGMT 1100Principles of Management

3

MKTG 1100Principles of Marketing

3

Select one of the following (3 Credits)

MGMT 1125Business Ethics

3

ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business

3

Select one of the following (3 Credits)

ENGL 1105Workplace and Technical Communication

3

MGMT 1105Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 1115Leadership

3

Program Specific Electives (9 Credits)

ACCT 1105Financial Accounting II

4

ACCT 2000Managerial Accounting

3

BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications

4

ECON 2105Macroeconomics

3

ECON 2106Microeconomics

3

MGMT 1120Introduction to Business

3

MGMT 2115Human Resource Management

3

 

BIOL 1111Biology I

3

And

BIOL 1111LBiology Lab I

1

Total Credit Hours: 64

 

Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will be able to provide the student with enough information and exposure to the industry needs making them a valuable asset to supply chain companies.
2. The graduate will be well versed in knowing the basics of supply chain management to be effective
3. The graduate will develop and grow through further training at the company level.