Dec 14, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Retail Management, BS


About the Program

Retail management prepares students for careers in merchandising, management, and/or marketing consumer goods and services in a variety of retail settings. Students develop critical thinking communication skills that allows them to secure positions in industries and businesses such as e-commerce enterprises, major consumer product firms, and retail companies.

Retail Management

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (56-63 credits)


Electives (16-25 credits)


Additional Requirements


Retail Management Selective List  

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


16-17 Credits


14-16 Credits


15-17 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


1 Credit


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


14-16 Credits


Notes


  • A student may elect the Pass / Not-Pass option for elective courses only. Students may elect to take University Core Curriculum courses Pass / Not-Pass; however, some major Plans of Study require courses that also fulfill UCC foundational outcomes. In such cases, students may not elect the Pass / Not-Pass option.  A maximum of 24 credits of elective courses under the Pass / Not-pass grading option can be used toward graduation requirements. For further information, students should refer to the College of Health and Human Sciences Pass / Not-Pass Policy.
  • Field Experience: Students may opt for the Study Abroad Internship Program in Dublin, London, or Sydney (6 credits) or complete the Interns for Indiana Internship (3 credits) to fulfill this requirement.
  • Students must complete 32 credit hours of Purdue coursework at the 30000 level or above for graduation.
  • 2.0 GPA required for graduation.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. 

For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


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