Arapahoe Community College

2015-2016 Catalog

Retail Management AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

CIP 521803 (RMNG)

This program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to advance into management positions in the retail industry or to improve their current retail managerial skills. The program provides students with the business background needed to interact with vendors, handle marketing and strategic planning as well as manage staff.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

General Education Courses

(15 credit hours)

BUS 226

Business Statistics OR


MAT 107

Career Math OR


MAT 108

Technical Mathematics OR


MAT 112

Financial Math OR


MAT 120

Mathematics for Liberal Arts (GT-MA1) OR higher


CIS 115

Introduction to Computer Information Systems OR

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications


COM 115

Public Speaking OR


COM 125

Interpersonal Communications


ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1 )OR


ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)


ENG 121

English Composition I (GT-CO1)


Major Courses

(30 credit hours)

BUS 115

Introduction to Business


BUS 217

Business Communication & Report Writing


MAN 116

Principles of Supervision


MAN 128

Human Relations in Organizations


MAN 224



MAN 225

Managerial Finance


MAN 226

Principles of Management


MAR 111

Principles of Sales


MAR 117

Principles of Retailing


MAR 160

Customer Service


Elective Courses

(15 credit hours)

Students must choose 15 credit hours from the following:

ACC 101

Fundamentals of Accounting OR


ACC 121

Accounting Principles I


BUS 216

Legal Environment of Business


BUS 241

Cultural Diversity in Business


MAN 200

Human Resource Management I


MAN 212

Negotiation and Conflict Management


MAN 215

Organizational Behavior


MAN 230

Corporate Responsibility


MAN 240

Strategic Management


MAR 216

Principles of Marketing


MAR 235

Consumer Behavior


MAR 245

Sales Management


MAR 287

Cooperative Education/ Internship



60 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

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