Business (Retail Management), BA
College/School: NAHCE College of Business

Location: Online

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Term 1 - A
0 - 7 Credit Hours
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CIS 105: Computer Applications and Information Technology (CS)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
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NCB 101: Student Success in Business
Hours: 1
ENG 101 or ENG 102: First-Year Composition or ENG
105: Advanced First-Year Composition or ENG
107 or ENG 108: First-Year Composition
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • NAHCE 101 or College specific equivalent First Year Seminar required of all first-year students. NCB students take NCB 101 to fulfill this requirement
  • Create your first college resume
Term 1 - B
7 - 16 Credit Hours
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MAT 210: Brief Calculus (MA)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
SOC course (SB)
Hours: 3
Humanities, Arts and Design (HU) AND Historical Awareness (H)
Hours: 3
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Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
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Minimum 2.00 GPA NAHCE Cumulative.
Notes:
  • View NAHCE Online first-year student registration information here
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics course
  • Join a student club or organization
Term 2 - A
16 - 22.25 Credit Hours
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MAT 211: Mathematics for Business Analysis
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ENG 101 or ENG 102: First-Year Composition or ENG
105: Advanced First-Year Composition or ENG
107 or ENG 108: First-Year Composition
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
NCB 148: First-Year Introduction to Career Development
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • Join the NCB mentorship programs
  • Research study abroad opportunities recommended for your major
Term 2 - B
22.25 - 31.25 Credit Hours
COM 100: Introduction to Human Communication (SB) or COM 225: Public Speaking (L) or COM 230: Small Group Communication (SB) or COM 259: Communication in Business and the Professions
Hours: 3
ECN 211: Macroeconomic Principles (SB)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
PSY course (SB)
Hours: 3
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Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
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Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
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Minimum 2.00 GPA NAHCE Cumulative.
Term 3 - A
31.25 - 40.25 Credit Hours
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ACC 231: Uses of Accounting Information I
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ECN 212: Microeconomic Principles (SB)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
General Studies Elective
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • Explore career resources.
  • Meet with your NCB Career Coach
  • Attend NCB and NAHCE Career Fairs
Term 3 - B
40.25 - 46.50 Credit Hours
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ACC 241: Uses of Accounting Information II
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
NCB 248: Sophomore Career Narrative Design or NCB 347: Intermediate Career Management
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C)
Hours: 3
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Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
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Complete ECN 211 AND ECN 212.
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Minimum 2.00 GPA NAHCE Cumulative.
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
Notes:
  • Continuing first-year students will take NCB 248, after completing NCB 148
  • New transfer students will take NCB 347
  • Develop your professional online presence
Term 4 - A
46.50 - 53.50 Credit Hours
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ECN 221: Business Statistics (CS)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Natural Science - Quantitative (SQ)
Hours: 4
Notes:
  • Attend NCB and NAHCE career fairs
  • Apply for internships or create one
Term 4 - B
53.50 - 59.50 Credit Hours
Literacy and Critical Inquiry (L)
Hours: 3
General Studies Elective
Hours: 3
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Business Skills Courses: No Grades of D or E
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Minimum 2.00 GPA NAHCE Cumulative.
Term 5 - A
59.50 - 65.75 Credit Hours
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MKT 300: Marketing and Business Performance
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
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SCM 300: Global Supply Operations
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
NCB 348: Junior Networking Foundations
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • Meet with your NCB Career Coach
  • Update your resume
Term 5 - B
65.75 - 74.75 Credit Hours
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MGT 300: Organization and Management Leadership
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
ENG 302: Business Writing (L)
Hours: 3
NCB 300: Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • Students pursuing concurrent degrees within NCB cannot share coursework in the major. Major coursework must be unique to each degree program.
Term 6 - A
74.75 - 81.75 Credit Hours
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SCM 440: Quality Management/MeNAHCErement
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Natural Science - Quantitative (SQ) or Natural Science - General (SG)
Hours: 4
Notes:
  • Complete informational interviews
Term 6 - B
81.75 - 90.75 Credit Hours
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FIN 300: Fundamentals of Finance
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
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LES 305: Business Law and Ethics for Managers
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division International Business Course and Global Awareness (G)
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
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Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Global Awareness (G) AND Historical Awareness (H) course(s).
Notes:
  • Complete an in person or virtual practice interview with your NCB Career Coach
Term 7 - A
90.75 - 96.75 Credit Hours
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SCM 385: Business and Sustainability I
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
General Studies Elective
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • Attend NCB and NAHCE Career Fairs
Term 7 - B
96.75 - 105.75 Credit Hours
necessary course
MGT 411: Leading Organizations
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division Humanities, Arts and Design (HU)
Hours: 3
Upper Division Elective or NCB 484: Internship
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • Gather professional references
  • Update your resume
Term 8 - A
105.75 - 114.00 Credit Hours
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AGB 445: Food Retailing
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
MKT 396: Essentials of Services Marketing
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
NCB 448: Senior Career Transition Management
Hours: 0.25
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division Elective
Hours: 2
Notes:
  • Apply for full-time career opportunities
Term 8 - B
114.00 - 120.00 Credit Hours
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MKT 420: Retail Management
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Elective
Hours: 3