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Course Details

Course Code: TLMT500 Course ID: 2695 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed to provide the graduate student with a study of the major historical events in the transportation industry. Topics include agricultural, industrial, information, interstate, and transtate transportation events and precedents. The course will provide both broad analysis of the industry and specific seminal events in its history.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/25/21 - 07/02/21 07/05/21 - 08/29/21 Summer 2021 Session B 8 Week session
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/21 - 10/29/21 11/01/21 - 12/26/21 Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Defend the historical significance of transportation.
  2. Examine the role of transportation in logistics and global supply chain management.
  3. Evaluate the cause and effect of Major US Transportation Policy and Regulations.
  4. Develop a historical analysis of Motor, Rail, Air and Water Transportation.
  5. Compare the transportation dynamics of intermodal and intra-­‐modal products and services.
  6. Design a chart of an intermodal, multi-­‐stage global freight flow.
  7. Summarize supply chain management and the growth of Third Party Logistics (3PL).
  8. Diagnose the impact of US Transportation industry technology and change.

Required Course Textbook

Coyle, J.J. Transportation: A global supply chain perspective, 8th edition.

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Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.