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2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Retail Merchandising, A.A.S.


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HEGIS: 5004.00
PROGRAM CODE: 85381
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Jacqueline Scerbinski

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.

Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Retail Merchandising degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. demonstrate a level of mathematical and computer skills appropriate for employment in the retail industry
  2. evaluate and select marketing and retailing strategies
  3. apply basic accounting theory and practice to a service or retail setting
  4. explain the impact, roles, skills, responsibilities, and accountability of supervisors in managing an organization
  5. understand the basic theory and practice of retail management and merchandising
  6. apply principles of retail buying to plan, select and control merchandise

College Requirements:


Successful completion of CUNY Assessment Tests in Reading, Writing, and ACCUPLACER CUNY Assessment Test in Math with passing examination scores, unless otherwise exempt, or developmental courses may be required.

Civic Engagement Experiences:


Two (2) Civic Engagement experiences satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component courses or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive course in any discipline is required. Participation in a Learning Community that includes ENG 1200  or ENG 2400  also satisfies this requirement.

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

Select one (1) course from three (3) Groups A to E for a total of nine (9) credits.

Each Course Must be in a Different Discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Concentrations (3 to 4 Courses, 10 to 12 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Marketing Management (3 Courses, 10 Credits):


Electives:


2 to 4 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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