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The mission of the Department of Retailing is to prepare graduates for careers in the Retailing industry and Retailing-related fields which offer upward mobility via management positions.
Students who graduate with a B.S. in Retailing should be able to …
Retailing majors may pursue a minor in any course of study offered by the College of HRSM or the University outside the Department of Retailing. College of HRSM required courses may not be counted toward a minor.
In order to enroll in the professional division of the Department of Retailing, a student must complete CMW and ARP requirements, ECON 224, ITEC 264, and RETL 261, RETL 262 and RETL 265 with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.25. Graduation requires a minimum 2.00 USC GPA.
A Bachelor of Science Degree in Retailing consists of the Carolina Core, Related Coursework, College of HRSM Required Courses, Major Coursework, Emphasis Requirements and Electives.
All courses listed under CMW, College Required Coursework, Related Coursework, Major Coursework and Emphasis Requirements must be completed with a grade of C or better.
The additional hours of electives may vary depending upon how students fulfill the Carolina Core requirements.
On Friday October 14, 2016, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed move of iIT from HRSM to the College of Engineering and Computing. As such, the Department of Retailing will now offer the same course (Business Communications) under the RETL prefix (RETL 242). The course will be taught by the same instructors (they are being moved to the Department of Retailing).
Thank you for submitting your proposal to the Committee on Curricula & Courses. We are moving your proposal forward to the Faculty Senate. We appreciate your patience and commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Minor changes, no BOT, CHE, or SACS notification required.
This program update will be added to the 18-19 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin, published February 2018