Overview

This pathway is specifically designed as a 2+2 path to the Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.

Students will earn an Associate in Arts Degree from Midlands Technical College before transferring to the Darla Moore School of Business for their Operations and Supply Chain Management degree.

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(17 Credit Hours)
ENG-101 English Comp I

English Comp I

ID: ENG-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

3
CPT-170 Microcomputer Applications

Microcomputer Applications

ID: CPT-170

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

3
PSY-201 General Psychology

General Psychology

ID: PSY-201

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics and concepts in the science of behavior: scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning memory, development, personality, abnormal behavior, therapeutic techniques, and social psychology.

3
MAT-110 College Algebra

College Algebra

ID: MAT-110

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; simple linear programming; solutions of higher degree polynomials; combinatorial algebra, including the binomial theorem; and introduction to probability.

3
COL-101 College Orientation

College Orientation

ID: COL-101

Credit Hours: 1

This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

1
Foreign Language 4
Semester 2
(16 Credit Hours)
ENG-102 English Comp II

English Comp II

ID: ENG-102

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

3
MAT-130 Elementary Calculus

Elementary Calculus

ID: MAT-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: differentiation and integration of polynomials; rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; and interpretation and application of these processes. (Graphic calculator required)

3
PHI-115 Contemporary Moral Issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

ID: PHI-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines moral issues in contemporary society, including basic principles and applications of ethics.

3
ECO-211 Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ID: ECO-211

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade.

3
Foreign Language 4
Semester 3
(15 Credit Hours)
ACC-101 Accounting Principles I

Accounting Principles I

ID: ACC-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Students identify sound ethical and personal values.

3
HIS-102 Western Civilization Post 1689

Western Civilization Post 1689

ID: HIS-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a survey of western civilization from 1689 to the present, including major political, social, economic, and intellectual factors which shape the modern western world.

3
ECO-210 Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

ID: ECO-210

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of fundamental principles and policies of a modern economy to include markets and prices, national income accounting, cycles, employment theory and fiscal policy, banking and monetary controls, and the government's role in economic decisions and growth.

3
BUS-130 Business Communications

Business Communications

ID: BUS-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Students will generate oral and written reports and presentation.

3
BIO-205 Ecology

Ecology

ID: BIO-205

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic principles of population biology, ecology, and environmental science as applied to the study of the interactions between human kind and the biosphere.

3
Semester 4
(16 Credit Hours)
BUS-240 Business Statistics

Business Statistics

ID: BUS-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of statistical methods related to business, including descriptive statistics, probability, binomial and normal distributions, and hypothesis testing.

3
ACC-102 Accounting Principles II

Accounting Principles II

ID: ACC-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

3
ART-101 Art History and Appreciation

Art History and Appreciation

ID: ART-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is an introductory course to the history and appreciation of art, including the elements and principles of the visual arts.

3
SPC-205 Public Speaking

Public Speaking

ID: SPC-205

Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introduction to principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills. Students entering this course must be able to communicate clearly with American speakers of English.

3
BIO-101 Biological Science I

Biological Science I

ID: BIO-101

Credit Hours: 4

This course is a study of the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, mendelian genetics, population genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology.

4
        Total Credit Hours 64
        Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$12,032.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Supply Chain Manager

Careers in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Transportation, Distribution. This is a high growth area in the Midlands due to its central location in the state between two cities whose own manufacturing economies are booming. Its state capital designation also makes it a high-traffic area. As a result, companies such as Amazon, UPS, & Walmart have located large distribution hubs in the immediate areas. Examples of potential job titles would be Operations Manager, Supply Chain Specialist, Analyst, and Supply Chain Manager.

Projected Job Growth

+15%

Average Annual Salary

$72,074

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • National Shipping Companies
  • Retail Organizations

What’s next after I complete this program?

Transfer to a USC’s Darla Moore School of Business to earn a bachelor’s degree

The purpose of this degree is to prepare students to transfer to universities to pursue their bachelor’s degree.

Transfer to another university’s AACSB- accredited School of Business to earn a bachelor’s degree

There are many other universities whose Schools of Business are accredited by the AASCB.