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Retailing Recommended Schedules

Below are typical course schedules for students. Please select the academic year of your initial admission to the University to view a recommended schedule.

Semester assignment is arbitrary — the year is more important.

Key:
* C or better required

Notes:

  • Overlay courses will be required if not met in free electives. See bulletin for approved courses.
  • Foreign Language, if required, will be counted as a free elective.

2013, 2014, 2015 Retailing, B.S. Curriculum
Fashion Merchandising Emphasis
124 Credit Hours Required

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 268 – Principles of Fashion Merchandising *

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 265 – Principles of Retailing *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

SCI 3 Credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
GFL Foreign Language OR Free Elective
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business *
RETL 295 – Practicum (1st Half) *

2nd Semester

SCI 4 redit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
GFL Foreign Language OR Free Elective
ITEC 242 – Business Communication *
RETL 295 – Practicum (2nd Half) *


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

Free Elective
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision *
RETL 366 – Retail Buying *
RETL Elective *

2nd Semester

Free Elective
SPTE 240 – Business Law *
HRSM 301 – Professional Development Seminar *
MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing *
RETL 365 – Visual Merchandising and Store Design *


SUMMER:

RETL 495 – Retailing Internship *


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

RETL 485 – Multi-National Retailing *
RETL 369 – Retail Promotion *
RETL 368 – Fashion Product Analysis *
RETL Elective*
Free Elective

2nd Semester

RETL 462 – Merchandise Management Strategies *
RETL 425 – Retail Shopper Analysis *
RETL 388 - Fashion Forecasting *
Free Elective
Free Elective


Retailing Electives*:

RETL 115 - Fashion through the Ages: 3000 B.C. to 1800 A.D.
RETL 116 - Fashion through the Ages: 1800 to Present
RETL 201 - Exploration of Retail Management and Fashion Merchandising Industries
RETL 237 - The Changing Consumer Marketplace
RETL 310 - Internet Retailing (Fall ONLY)
RETL 324 - Topics In Fashion History (Summer ONLY)
RETL 330 - Loss Prevention for Retailers
RETL 350 - Sales Strategies
RETL 351 - Small Business Organization and Operation
RETL 460 - Retail Branding Strategies
RETL 530 - Fashion and the Law (Fall ONLY)
RETL 551 - Advanced Retail Business Planning
RETL 562 - Advanced Merchandise Mgmt. Strategies (Spring ONLY)
RETL 590 - Special Topics in Retail Management
RETL 592 - Retailing/Fashion Merchandising Field Study (Summer ONLY)
RETL 695 - Retailing Lit and Thought (Fall ONLY every other year)

* C or higher required

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2013, 2014, 2015 Retailing, B.S. Curriculum
Retail Management Emphasis
124 Credit Hours Required

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 265 – Principles of Retailing *

2nd Semester

CMW/INF ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL Elective *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

SCI 3-credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective RETL 295 – Practicum (1st Half) *

2nd Semester

SCI 4-credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective
ITEC 242 – Business Communication *
RETL 295 – Practicum (2nd Half) *


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
RETL 366 – Retail Buying *
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision *
SPTE 240 – Business Law *
Free Elective

2nd Semester

Free Elective
Free Elective
HRSM 301 –Professional Development Seminar *
MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing *
RETL 350 – Sales Strategies *


SUMMER:

RETL 495 – Retailing Internship *


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

RETL 485 – Multi-National Retailing *
RETL 369 – Retail Promotion *
RETL 351 – Small Business Organization and Operation *
RETL Elective *
Free Elective

2nd Semester

RETL 487 – Retail Management Strategies *
RETL 425 – Retail Shopper Analysis *
RETL 330 - Loss Prevention for Retailers *
Free Elective
RETL Elective *


Retailing Electives*:

RETL 201 - Exploration of Retail Management and Fashion Merchandising Industries
RETL 237 - Consumer Economics
RETL 310 - Internet Retailing (Fall ONLY)
RETL 460 - Retail Branding Strategies
RETL 491 - Critical Issues in Retailing
RETL 525 - Law for Retailers (Spring ONLY)
RETL 551 - Advanced Retail Business Planning
RETL 562 - Advanced Merchandise Management Strategies (Spring ONLY)
RETL 590 - Special Topics in Retail Management
RETL 592 - Retailing/Fashion Merchandising Field Study (Summer ONLY)
RETL 695 - Retailing Literature and Thought (Fall ONLY)

* C or higher required

Download a PDF of this schedule

2016 Retailing, B.S. Curriculum
Fashion Merchandising Emphasis
120 Credit Hours Required

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 268 – Principles of Fashion Merchandising *

2nd Semester

CMW ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 265 – Principles of Retailing *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

SCI 3-credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
GFL Foreign Language OR Free Elective
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business *
ITEC 242 – Business Communication

2nd Semester

SCI 4-credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
GFL Foreign Language OR Free Elective
ITEC 242 – Business Communication *
RETL 295 – Practicum (6 credits) *


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

Free Elective
ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision *
RETL 366 – Retail Buying *
RETL Elective *

2nd Semester

Free Elective (VSR)
SPTE 240 – Business Law *
HRSM 301 – Professional Development Seminar *
MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing *
RETL 365 – Visual Merchandising and Store Design *


SUMMER:

RETL 495 – Retailing Internship (6 credits) *
Can be taken during junior or senior year.


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

RETL 485 – Multi-National Retailing *
RETL 369 – Retail Promotion *
RETL 368 – Fashion Product Analysis *
RETL Elective*
Free Elective

2nd Semester

RETL 462 – Merchandise Management Strategies *
RETL 425 – Retail Shopper Analysis *
RETL 388 - Fashion Forecasting *
Free Elective


Retailing Electives*:

RETL 115 - Fashion through the Ages: 3000 B.C. to 1800 A.D.
RETL 116 - Fashion through the Ages: 1800 to Present
RETL 201 - Exploration of Retail Management and Fashion Merchandising Industries
RETL 237 - The Changing Consumer Marketplace
RETL 310 - Internet Retailing (Fall ONLY)
RETL 324 - Topics In Fashion History (Summer ONLY)
RETL 330 - Loss Prevention for Retailers
RETL 350 - Sales Strategies
RETL 351 - Small Business Organization and Operation
RETL 460 - Retail Branding Strategies
RETL 530 - Fashion and the Law (Fall ONLY)
RETL 551 - Advanced Retail Business Planning
RETL 562 - Advanced Merchandise Mgmt. Strategies (Spring ONLY)
RETL 590 - Special Topics in Retail Management
RETL 592 - Retailing/Fashion Merchandising Field Study (Summer ONLY)
RETL 695 - Retailing Lit and Thought (Fall ONLY every other year)
* C or higher required

Download a PDF of this schedule

2016 Retailing, B.S. Curriculum
Retail Management Emphasis
120 Credit Hours Required

FRESHMAN YEAR:

1st Semester

CMW ENGL 101 – Critical Reading and Composition *
GSS Social Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
GHS History Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 265 – Principles of Retailing *

2nd Semester

CMW/INF ENGL 102 – Rhetoric and Composition *
CMS SPCH 140 – Public Communication
AIU Literature or Fine Arts Requirement (See Carolina Core)
ARP Math/Analytical Reasoning Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL Elective *


SOPHOMORE YEAR:

1st Semester

SCI 3-credit Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 261 – Functional Accounting I *
ITEC 242 – Business Communication *
ITEC 264 – Computer Applications in Business *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective

2nd Semester

SCI 4-credit Lab Science Requirement (See Carolina Core)
RETL 262 – Functional Accounting II *
GFL Foreign Language or Free Elective
RETL 295 – Practicum (6 credits) *


JUNIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

ECON 224 – Introduction to Economics
RETL 366 – Retail Buying *
HRTM 344 – Personnel Organization and Supervision *
SPTE 240 – Business Law *
Free Elective

2nd Semester

Free Elective
Free Elective
HRSM 301 –Professional Development Seminar *
MKTG 350 – Principles of Marketing *
RETL 350 – Sales Strategies *


SUMMER:

RETL 495 – Retailing Internship (6 credits)*
Can be taken during junior or senior year


SENIOR YEAR:

1st Semester

RETL 485 – Multi-National Retailing *
RETL 369 – Retail Promotion *
RETL 351 – Small Business Organization and Operation *
RETL Elective *
Free Elective

2nd Semester

RETL 487 – Retail Management Strategies *
RETL 425 – Retail Shopper Analysis *
RETL 330 - Loss Prevention for Retailers *
Free Elective
RETL Elective *


Retailing Electives*

RETL 201 - Exploration of Retail Management and Fashion Merchandising Industries
RETL 237 - The Changing Consumer Marketplace
RETL 310 - Internet Retailing (Fall ONLY)
RETL 460 - Retail Branding Strategies
RETL 525 - Law for Retailers (Spring ONLY)
RETL 551 - Advanced Retail Business Planning
RETL 562 - Advanced Merchandise Mgmt. Strategies (Spring ONLY)
RETL 590 - Special Topics in Retail Management
RETL 592 - Retailing/Fashion Merchandising Field Study (Summer ONLY)
RETL 695 - Retailing Literature and Thought (Fall ONLY)

*C or higher required

Download the PDF of this schedule