Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Business: Retail Management, AS S0509

Program: S0509
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSS 50 Retail Mgmt & Merchandising 3.0
BUSM 60 Human Relations in Business 3.0
BUSM 61 Business Organization & Manage 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   13.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSO 25 Business Communications 3.0
BUSM 62 Human Resource Management 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
Total:   12.0
Certificate: Retail Management E0500 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4.0
BUSA 7 Prin of Accounting - Financial 5.0
BUSA 72 (or) Bookkeeping - Accounting
Total:   12.0
CHIN I or any Area C-2 Humanities
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5
Total:   6.5
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSA 11 Fundamentals of Accounting 3.0
BUSO 26 Oral Comm for Business 3.0
BUSS 36 Principles of Marketing 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
Total:   12.0
Certificates: Retail Management L2-3 N0474/T0521 Retail Management, AS S0509 Submit petitions to Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at   

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