The BS Program of the Information and Logistics Technology seeks to prepare students through educational opportunities designed to prepare technical and management oriented professionals in business, industry, government, and education.
The program is designed to complement the needs of the workforce by providing logistics technology training to improve the overall quality and productivity of central and southern Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and beyond. Graduates are expected to be leaders in the logistics industry by using innovative technologies for high productivity and quality of services.
Students matriculating in the program earn a BS degree after completing the 121 credit hours of interdisciplinary curriculum comprising of technical and managerial courses. Of these at least 48 semester hours must be from core logistics technology courses. Additionally, at least thirty nine credit hours of specialized courses are required. Students in the Information and Logistics Technology program must earn a grade of "C" or better in all major courses. A grade point average of 2.00 or better is required for graduation. Graduates are expected to be able to acquire the following skills:
- Application of the principles of mathematics, science and engineering technology to solve technical problems,
- Application in the integration of computer software to solve technical problems,
- Show a commitment to lifelong learning,
- Effectively communicate at all levels of the enterprise,
- Be productive team members and leaders in their organizations.
To qualify for a Bachelor of Science in Information and Logistics Technology degree, students must complete the university requirements for a baccalaureate degree, including university general education core curriculum requirements and departmental requirements.