Transportation and Logistics Minor

Students are required to complete 7 courses, of which 1 is a required course. The other 6 courses must in­clude at least 3 core courses, at least 2 of which must be outside the school in which the student is majoring.

Students in the McCormick School may double-count a maximum of 2 courses from their major program toward the minor. Students from other schools are not allowed to double-count courses that are part of their major but may count courses that fulfill related course, distribution, or social science and humanities requirements.

Prerequisites

In preparation for pursuing the minor, students should take courses in calculus and in probability and statistics.

Minor Requirements (7 units)

  • TRANS 310-0 Seminar in Transportation and Logistics
  • 3 or more core courses
    • Chosen from the following:
      Course Title
      CIV_ENV 304-0Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis
      CIV_ENV 371-0Introduction to Transportation Planning and Analysis
      CIV_ENV 376-0Transportation System Operations
      ECON 310-1Microeconomics
      ECON 355-0Transportation Economics and Public Policy
      IEMS 310-0Operations Research
      or IEMS 313-0 Foundations of Optimization
      IEMS 381-0Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis
      IEMS 383-0Service Operations Management
    • 2 must be outside the student’s major program.
    • No sub­stitutions are allowed.
  • 3 additional courses selected from core courses or approved electives:
  • At least 2 of the core or elective courses must be outside the school in which the student is registered.
  • Students in the McCormick School may double-count a maximum of 2 courses from their major program toward the minor.
  • Students from other schools are not allowed to double-count courses that are part of their major but may count courses that fulfill related course, distribution, or social science and humanities requirements.
  • 4XX level courses require consent of the instructor and the Director of the Transportation and Logistics Program.

TRANS 310-0 Seminar in Transportation and Logistics (1 Unit)   Yearlong senior seminar on the structure of the transportation and supply-chain industries and evaluation of relevant public policy. Students receive 1 credit in the spring quarter of their senior year.

TRANS 399-0 Independent Study (1 Unit)   Advanced work chosen by mutual agreement with a faculty member. Only 1 unit may count toward the minor. Consent of faculty required.