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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Retail Management degree is designed to prepare individuals working in the retail management, food industry, and related fields, for the mid-level management position challenges of the future. The curriculum encompasses business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment. Instruction will provide the background and knowledge necessary for students to develop the judgment skills they must exercise as business managers.

CIPS: 52.1401

Associate in Applied Science in Retail Management

Required Courses 24-27
Course # Course Title Credits
ACC111
ACC230*
ACC240*

OR

ACC111
ACC112*
ACC212*

OR

ACC211
ACC212*
Accounting Principles I (3) AND
Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
Uses of Accounting Information II (3)

OR

Accounting Principles I (3) AND
Accounting Principles II (3) AND
Managerial Accounting (3) Shared Unique Number Number ACC2202

OR

Financial Accounting (3) Shared Unique Number Number ACC2201 AND
Managerial Accounting (3) Shared Unique Number Number ACC2202
3
BPC110
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) Shared Unique Number Number CIS1120

3

GBS110
MGT251
Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
Human Relations in Business (3)

3
MGT101
MGT229
Techniques of Supervision (3) OR
Management and Leadership I (3)

3
MGT179
MGT276
Utilizing the Human Resources Department (3) OR
Personnel/Human Resources Management (3)
3
MKT268
MGT180

Merchandising (3) OR
Retail Management (3)

3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
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Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives 9-15
Course # Course Title Credits
Student must complete additional nine (9) to fifteen (15) credits from GBS, MGT, and/or MKT prefixed courses (except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area nor excluded below) to complete a minimum of 61 total program credits. Must include at least one MKT course.
GBSxxx Any GBS General Business course(s) 0-12
MGTxxx Any MGT Management course(s) except MGT180 0-12
MKTxxx Any MKT Marketing course(s) except MKT268 3-15

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 22-27
General Education Core 12-17
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition
ENG101*
ENG107*

ENG102*
ENG108*
ENG111*
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number NumberENG1101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Technical and Professional Writing (3)

ENG102* or ENG108* recommended for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an Arizona university.
6
Oral Communication
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication Shared Unique Number Number COM1100 3
Mathematics
  Any approved general education course from the Mathematics area 3-5
Critical Reading
CRE101* College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
0-3
General Education Distribution 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts, and Design area.
3
Natural Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
4
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
SBU200 Society and Business 3
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Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61-63.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • xxx Indicates any module/suffixed courses
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information