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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.
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, SPTE 274, 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.
You must choose
You must choose two (2) courses in the same field, except MATH. Choose from either:
College of HRSM students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language by achieving a score of 2 or higher on the foreign language placement test or by completing one foreign language course through 110 or 121. See list of approved GFL courses.
You must choose two (2) courses in the same field. Choose from either:
The additional hours of electives may vary depending upon how students fulfill the Carolina Core requirements.
1) Adding logic courses (PHIL110, 111, 114, and 115) as an additional option for ARP: Analytical Reasoning & Problem Solving in the academic bulletin.
The Department of Retailing proposes to add logic courses (PHIL110, 111, 114, and 115) as an additional option for ARP: Analytical Reasoning & Problem Solving in the academic bulletin because these courses are expected to enhance our Retailing majors' analytical thinking ability and well prepare them for taking upper-level, advanced Retailing courses.
2) Removing "except Math 221 and 222" from ARP as those math courses are not approved CC-ARP courses.
3) Change "electives" hours from "6-14" to "2-14". This change is necessary as the required credit hours for the degree have been reduced from 124 hours to 120 hours. With the reduction, only a minimum of 2 hours of electives is needed.
Department of Philosophy
5 December, 2017
To Whom It May Concern,
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to support the proposed changes to the curriculum requirements for the Department of Retailing, adding 110, 111, 114, and 115 to their list of courses available to students to meet the ARP Carolina Core requirement. We are prepared to accommodate these students.
Professor and Chair
Your proposal is being returned for the following reason(s):
If the above concerns are addressed, and the proposal reaches the Curricula and Courses Committee by noon Feb 23, 2018, it will be approved and included in those courses being recommended to the Faculty Senate for consideration upcoming Faculty Senate meeting. If it does not reach the committee by the stated deadline, the next Curricula and Courses review cycle will begin in March.
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Faculty Senate Committee on Curricula and Courses