Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Retail Management AAS - Academic Plan


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This program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to advance into management positions in the retail industry or to improve their current retail managerial skills. The program provides students with the business background needed to interact with vendors, handle marketing and strategic planning as well as manage staff.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?

BUS 2026  - Business Statistics OR 

MAT 1140  - Career Math OR

MAT 1150  - Technical Mathematics OR

MAT 1160  - Financial Math OR

MAT 1240  - Mathematics for Liberal Arts (or higher)*

3 No Yes Yes Yes

CIS 1015  - Introduction to Computer Information Systems OR

CIS 1018  - Introduction to PC Applications

3 No Yes Yes Yes

COM 1150  - Public Speaking* OR

COM 1250  - Interpersonal Communication

3 No Yes Yes Yes

ECO 2001  - Principles of Macroeconomics OR

ECO 2002  - Principles of Microeconomics*

3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BUS 1015  - Introduction to Business 3 No Yes Yes Yes
BUS 2017 - Business Communication & Report Writing 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAN 1016  - Principles of Supervision 3 No Yes Yes No
MAN 1028  - Human Relations in Organizations 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAN 2024  - Leadership 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAN 2025  - Managerial Finance 3 No Yes Yes No
MAN 2026  - Principles of Management 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAR 1011  - Principles of Sales 3 No Yes No No
MAR 1017  - Principles of Retailing 3 No No Yes No
MAR 1060  - Customer Service 3 No Yes Yes No

 

Required Courses - Elective Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes
Elective (See Notes for specific requirements) 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Demonstrate the ability to write properly structured and organized business documents.
  • Examine a business problem and design a course of action.
  • Demonstrate the use of correct business terms.
  • Explain basic retail management functions.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time)


Elective


Year 2- Summer


Year 3 - Fall


Year 3 - Spring


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Electives: Choose 15 credit hours from the following: ACC 1001 , ACC 1021 , BUS 2016 , BUS 2041 , MAN 2000 , MAN 2012 , MAN 2015 , MAN 2030 , MAN 2040 , MAR 2016 , MAR 2035 .
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
     

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