Associate in Applied Science
This associate degree program prepares students to be knowledgeable, capable, and enthusiastic employees who can handle both customer-facing and behind-the-scenes jobs in a retail setting. These retail jobs can be divided into 4 main areas:
- customer relations,
- store upkeep,
- product handling, and
Students who complete this associate degree will have had exposure to all 4 of these areas, and will gain the skills and knowledge to project a can-do, professional, and results-focused attitude.
This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.
Career Outlook in Michigan
Program is also available online.
2020-2021 Academic Requirements
Students will take restricted electives toward completing a certificate as part of the program requirement in one of the following areas (9-16 credits): Accounting for Business Certificate, Human Resource Management (HRM) Certificate, Business Sales and Marketing Certificate, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate, Management Advanced Certificate or a Certificate or Degree in any occupational/technical area.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.
- Business/Computer Technologies
- Business Department
- Donna Rochester
|BMG 228||Purchasing and Inventory Control||3|
|MTH 125||or||Everyday College Math|
|MTH 160||or||Basic Statistics|
|Elective(s)||Math Any math level 4 or higher course||3|
|COM 101||or||Fundamentals of Speaking|
|COM 102||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Restricted Elective(s) 2: Choose a course toward completion of selected certificate.||3|
|BMG 230||Principles of Management||3|
|BMG 295||Supply Chain Field Studies||2|
|Elective(s)||Natural Sciences with Lab||3|
|Elective(s)||Arts and Humanities 2||3|
|Restricted Elective(s) 4 0-7 credits: Choose course(s) toward completion of selected certificate as needed.||0|
|MTA Elective(s) (0-2 credits) to reach minimum 30 MTA credits||2|
- Total Credits Required