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BUS 220 Retail Management
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed: None

Description: Management principles of retailing with application to small, medium, and large stores, evaluating store locations, layout, employment, merchandising management and current trends in retailing. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Identify the functions of retail management.
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the concept of retailing and its role in society.
3. (Application Level) Describe and apply the key factors to set up a retail business.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze and propose solutions to case studies involving retailing problems.
5. (Analysis Level) Analyze local, national and global trends in retail management.
6. (Synthesis Level) Create personal management career objectives and goals.
7. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate existing retail organizations and their major business operations.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This new course is being adopted for compliance with the exiting CAC Management Certificate to qualify for the Western Association of Food Chain, Retail Management Certificate program. This Management Certificate is being restructured by replacing two courses with this NEW BUS220 Retail Management course and a CIS120 Computer Information Systems to cover the WAFC competencies. See WAFC Retail Management Program Information attachments.