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Retailing and Fashion Consumer Science

Associate of Arts for Transfer

** Program Inactivated **

This degree has been inactivated.  
No new students are being accepted into this degree program.


Jump start your retail management or fashion merchandising career by completing this degree and then transferring to a university retailing/merchandising degree or related program emphasizing various principles employed to manage the retail supply chain in order to satisfy consumers’ needs.  Complete this program by taking classes in a combination of weekdays and evenings.

Program/Major Codes: AOABFT/BFT

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Retail management personnel examine retail, marketing, fashion, and management principles that are applied across a broad spectrum of U.S. and global retail businesses including store, catalog, Internet, and services firms and other businesses that support these diverse retailers.

Academic Options:  Transfer to the University of Arizona or other school to pursue a degree in retailing/merchandising or a related degree.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts: Humanities 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Subtotal 23

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
MKT 140 Fashion Merchandising 3
MKT 240 Fashion Merchandising Planning and Control 4
Subtotal 7

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Financial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2201] 3
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2202] 3
BUS 205 Statistical Methods in Economics and Business 3
BUS 220 Legal Environment of Business 3
CIS 120 Computer Applications for Business 4
ECN 201 Microeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2202] 3
ECN 202 Macroeconomic Principles [SUN# ECN 2201] 3
MAT 151 College Algebra [SUN# MAT 1151] 3
MAT 212 Topics in Calculus 3
Second Language
Completion of a Language course numbered 102*, second semester level.  (Bilingual students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exemptions from this requirement.)  If a student satisfies the Language requirement in fewer than 8 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives may be required to meet the minimum associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours
Subtotal 37
Total 67

*Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required Core and Support courses.  Mathematics: MAT 212 fulfills this requirement; Social and Behavioral Sciences: ECN 201 or 202 fulfills 3 credits of this requirement - complete a non-ECN course; Other requirements: CIS 120 and MAT 151 fulfill this requirement.