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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Applied Science in Global Trade & Logistics

Learning Outcomes

A student earning a Bachelors of Applied Sciences in Global Trade and Logistics will be able to:

  • Use and apply appropriate terminology, processes and key principles in discussing multifaceted issues in the areas of Global Trade, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 
  • Analyze the key roles that SC managers play in company financial decisions, customer relations issues, operating procedures, product development and risk and regulatory compliance. 
  • Understand and utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software systems and explain how they can be used to assist management in making decisions.
  • Formulate alternatives and tradeoffs in transportation, inventory, warehousing and supplier contracts to make informed decisions, while taking into consideration issues such as corporate social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and risk management.
  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills used in supplier relationship management, organizational management and negotiations.
  • Apply professional ethics in a global context when dealing with confidential information, relationships with suppliers and customers, and pressures to develop a sustainable supply chain. 
  • Analyze alternatives to solve complex problems and make decisions: establish criteria, using appropriate decision-making techniques.
  • Observing local constraints, demonstrate how to adapt marketing strategies to specific international market needs and apply basic and advanced marketing concepts to develop integrated marketing plans in a global marketplace.
  • Conduct data analysis and explain how these analytics can impact aspects of supply chain to improve forecasts, demand planning, sourcing, production and distribution.
  • Formulate hypotheses for decision-making and research, analyze data using appropriate statistical techniques and interpret the results of statistical analysis for use in decision making.

Program Eligibility

To qualify for admission to Highline’s BAS Global Trade Program, eligible applicants must have:

  • Be within 30 credits of a regionally accredited Associates degree (or its equivalent).
  • Official transcripts from an accredited college or university;
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.25 or better.

Application Process

To be considered for the bachelor of applied  science program prospective students must submit the following: 

  • Completed Highline bachelor application form;
  • Students who have completed related Associates degree or within thirty credits of completion of Associates degree.  Other associate degrees will be considered on a case by case basis.;
  • Nonrefundable application fee;
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited college or university.


Please contact Faculty Advisor or Program Manager for most updated information.

Students must have a total of 60 credits of general education to be awarded the BAS degree.

General Education Requirements (65 credits)

Associate Degree/Related Credits (60 credits)

Applicable credits from an associate degree issued by a regionally accredited institution.

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisites if not part of your Associates Degree