HEGIS Code - 5004, CIP Code - 52.1803

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 credits Credits
ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business 3
BUS115: College/Workplace Skills Seminar 1
BUS130: Retail Principles 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
Business Elective (BUS134 Recommended) 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
BUS107: Business Mathematics
or ACC115: Managerial Accounting
BUS112: Computing for Business 4
BUS132: Retail Buying and Merchandising 3
  Communications Elective 3
  English Elective 3

THIRD SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
BUS230: Retail Operations and Management 3
LAW111: Business Law I 3
MKT101: Marketing 3
  Physical Education 1
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Social Sciences Elective 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
BUS123: Entrepreneurship 3
BUS109: Supervision: Concepts and Practices
or BUS201: Management Principles and Practices
  Economics Elective 3
MKT213: Advertising 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4


These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.