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Saint Leo University

BA in Business Administration - Logistics

Students who wish to fill managerial roles in helping companies ship, store, and distribute their goods might strengthen their understanding of logistics in Saint Leo University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Logistics Specialization program. Find out more about this undergraduate business degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Logistics Specialization

School Offering Program:

Saint Leo University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Many of the specialization courses for this BA in Business Administration program require that students have completed previous coursework in business and management. Applicants to Saint Leo University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

From distribution to warehousing, the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Logistics Specialization program at Saint Leo University is designed to address all aspects of logistics. In specialization courses, students might learn about managerial roles and processes in areas of cargo transportation, inventory, materials handling, purchasing, pricing, quality control, and ordering systems. Students are offered the opportunity to conduct an integrative case study in a portfolio course which allows them to draw on all topics studied throughout the program. In addition, other business courses give students the chance to delve into management principles, marketing strategies, financial management, accounting principles, business information systems, and decision making methods.

Learning Format:

Online and on-campus

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Saint Leo University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a Logistics Specialization:

Students enrolled in this program will be required to complete a total of 78 credits in general education and business coursework, 36 credits in the specialization, and general electives. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Saint Leo University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

University Explorations Courses (42 credits)

  • Academic Writing I
  • Academic Writing II
  • College Mathematics
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • Economics for Life
    • Immigration: The Changing Face of America
    • Revolution Now! Democracy in Troubled Times
    • Psychological Well-Being: How to Be Sane in an Insane World
    • The McDonaldization of Society
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Curves Ahead: Women Artists and the Female Form
    • Native American History & Life: More Than Tipis & Tomahawks
    • Feeding the Planet: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century
    • Building a Multiracial Society
    • Once Upon a Time: Readings in Folklore and Culture
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • Evaluating the Prediction of Global Warming
    • Is Evolution True? Your Inner Fish
    • Human Ecology
    • Energy and Its Impact on Global Society
    • Science in Science Fiction
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • Living the Theatre: Dramatic Skills for All Disciplines
    • Giants of the Arts
    • Spirituals to Rock and Roll: The Story of How American Popular Music Conquered the World
    • Love and Desire in Literature
    • Monsters and the Monstrous in Literature
    • On the Proverbial Road: Journeys of Transformation in Narrative
    • Writing Wild: Exploring the Four Genres
    • Making Sense of the Sound: The Art of Listening Well to Great Music
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • Encountering the Real: Faith and Philosophical Enquiry
    • Thinking and Doing Ethics
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • The Emergence of Christianity: Examination of Foundational Christian Texts
    • Christian Spiritual Vision
    • Many are Called, But Who is Chosen? Christian Understandings of Salvation
    • World Religions: East and West

Common Body of Knowledge Courses (36 credits)

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Business Law I
  • Applied Decision Methods for Business
  • Business Information Systems and Analytics
  • Integrated Perspectives on Business
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Principles of Management
  • Finance for Managers
  • Principles of Marketing

Logistics Specialization Courses (24 credits)

  • Computer Systems
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Transportation and Distribution Management
  • Procurement, Purchasing, and Vendor Management
  • Quality Improvement and Management
  • Logistical Inventory Control and Materials Management
  • Logistics Specialization Portfolio

General Electives

  • Students must take enough general elective courses to meet the total degree requirement of 120 credits

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

While the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Logistics Specialization program is designed to prepare students for mid-level positions in the field, a graduate degree could be required to advance to higher levels of management. A master's degree program might help students expand their managerial skills and their understanding of business principles and practices.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • Master of Science in Logistics Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Logistics Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Supply Chain Management

Career Paths:

Once they have earned the BA in Business Administration degree with a focus in Logistics from Saint Leo University, graduates might be able to apply their understanding of distribution, warehousing, shipping, and inventory to various positions in small or large companies. They might oversee processes in ordering, transportation arrangement, inventory control, project development, or distribution systems.

Positions graduates may be able pursue include:

  • Distribution manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Logistics specialist
  • Transportation analyst