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BUSINESS: RETAIL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT / A.A.S. DEGREE

Ammerman
Hegis Code - 5004, CIP Code - 52.0201

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: BURM-AAS
 

     This area of business is designed for those who wish to enter the field of retailing. Graduates can pursue positions such as sales executives, department heads, managers, buyers and others.

     Graduates may transfer to a four-year institution to pursue the baccalaureate degree in business administration or may enter the business world directly upon graduation. The program also serves the needs of people presently in business who wish to engage in continued study.

FIRST SEMESTER: 14 credits Credits
ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business 3
BUS115: College/Workplace Skills Seminar 1
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
RET111: Retail Principles 3
  Physical Education 1
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
BUS107: Business Mathematics
or ACC115: Managerial Accounting
3
BUS112: Computing for Business 4
  Communications Elective 3
  English Elective 3
RET112: Retail Buying and Merchandising 3
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
LAW111: Business Law I 3
MKT101: Marketing 3
  Physical Education 1
RET201: Retail Operations and Management 3
  Science or Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Social Sciences Elective 3
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15-16 credits Credits
BUS123: Entrepreneurship 3
  Economics Elective 3
MKT213: Advertising 3
BUS109: Supervision: Concepts and Practices
or BUS201: Management Principles and Practices
3
  Science or Mathematics Elective 3-4
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 61-63

These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION  
Business and Accounting 38 credits
Humanities 9 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Mathematics/Science 6-8 credits
Physical Education 2 credits