Industrial Distribution - Business Concentration

Program Information

Degree Type: 
Certificate of Achievement

Provides students with the skills necessary to work in a customer-service capacity in the industrial distribution industry. The industrial distribution channel is the most efficient and cost-effective means of moving products from manufacturers to users. This program emphasizes the development of the oral and written communication skills and customer service skills required to succeed in a distribution system. This certificate program was developed in consultation with the Industrial Career Pathways organization.

Learning Outcomes: 
  • Describe the five methods of transportation and their advantages vs. disadvantages.
  • Compose effective written communication for a business environment.
  • Demonstrate effective non-verbal communication skills for a business environment.
  • Employ effective organizational skills in a business employment.
Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
29.0 (Including Options/Electives)

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.

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