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

Ammerman
Hegis Code: 5004

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: 16.5 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ACC101: Principles of Accounting I 4
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BUS101: Introduction to Business 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BUS115: College/Workplace Skills Seminar 1.5
ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
¤ OFT101: Basic Keyboarding 1
Physical Education 1
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum RET111: Retail Principles 3
       
SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BUS107: Business Mathematics
    or Accounting Elective
3-4
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BUS112: Computing for Business 4
Communications Elective 3
  English Elective 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum RET112: Retail Buying and Merchandising 3
       
THIRD SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
¤¤ Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum LAW107: Law for Business
or LAW111: Business Law I
3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum MKT216: Principles of Sales 3
Physical Education 1
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum RET201: Retail Operations and Management 3
Science or Mathematics Elective 3-4
Social Science Elective 3
       
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15-17 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Business Unrestricted Elective (any ACC, BUS, MKT, RET,
LAW, CST, OFT)
3-4
Economics Elective 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum MKT213: Advertising 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum RET211: Contemporary Issues in Retail Management 3
Science or Mathematics Elective 3-4
       
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 63.5-67.5

¤ Students are advised to develop basic keyboarding/data entry skills of 20 wpm. Students can accomplish this by taking OFT101 or by taking an OFT101 Challenge Exam. For successful completion of the course or passing the test, students will receive 1 credit.
¤¤ Credit will be given for LAW107 or the LAW111 and LAW112 sequence, but not both.
 Courses that constitute the major in this
curriculum These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Business and Accounting 40.5-42.5 credits
Humanities 9 credits
Social Science 6 credits
Mathematics/Science 6-8 credits
Physical Education 2 credits