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 should be able to evaluate the role of retailing as an important element in the U.S. economy.
- Students should be able to evaluate a problem within a retail setting.
- Students should be able to assess the internship company’s role of strategic planning in retailing.
Degree Requirements (120 hours)
- Carolina Core Courses
- College Required Courses
- Related Coursework
- Major Coursework
- Emphasis Requirements
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.
Progression Requirements for Entering Students
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.
Course Grade Requirements
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.