Online Associate's Degree in Retail Management

Esaie Couture Design School

Program Description

Online Associate's Degree in Retail Management

Esaie Couture Design School

Esaie Couture Design School has teamed up with one of the world's top online learning institutions in order to help you develop your knowledge and get the background you need for a retail management career with the Retail Management online degree program.

You'll learn the principles of management, marketing, Internet marketing, E-commerce, merchandising planning and buying, and consumer behavior quickly and conveniently with this online program. You can study at home or on the go, and at a pace that's right for you.

Program Overview

  • Store or sales manager
  • Retail buyer and planner
  • Merchandiser

Curriculum Detail

Semester 1​

  • Basic Skills Assessment
  • Business Orientation 1 credit
  • Information Literacy 1 credit
  • Introduction to Business 3 credits
  • Principles of Management 3 credits
  • Mathematics for Business and Finance 3 credits
  • Art Appreciation 3 credits
  • Proctored Examination

Semester 2​

  • Marketing 3 credits
  • Computer Applications 3 credits
  • English Composition 3 credits
  • Essentials of Psychology 3 credits
  • Economics 1 3 credits
  • Internet Marketing and E-Commerce 3 credits
  • Proctored Examination

Semester 3

  • Intermediate Algebra 3 credits
  • Business and Technical Writing 3 credits
  • Financial Accounting 3 credits
  • Consumer Behavior 3 credits
  • Business Statistics 3 credits
  • General Education Electives (Choose one) 3 credits
    • Art Appreciation
    • Music Appreciation
  • Proctored Examination

Semester 4

  • Retail Management 3 credits
  • Merchandising, Planning and Buying 3 credits
  • Speech 3 credits
  • Marketing Research 3 credits
  • General Education Electives (Choose one) 3 credits
    • Introduction to Biology
    • Nutrition
    • Earth Science
  • Supply Chain Management 3 credits
  • Proctored Examination

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete all 4 semesters.
  • Pass all courses.
  • Achieve a cumulative Quality Point Average (QPA) of 2.0 or higher.​

Program Outcome

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of inquiry, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate effective quantitative skills
  • Demonstrate computer and information literacy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the liberal arts, natural sciences, and social sciences
  • Discuss topics such as budgets and develop an understanding of financial statements
  • Understand and apply how to develop pricing strategies for products or services marketed to the target customers of a firm
  • Discuss the management function and application to the business organization and develop problem solving skills needed for management
  • Apply the factors affecting marketing plans to promote the business's products or services through an understanding of marketing principles, consumer buying habits, and advertising strategies
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and processes involved in the functional areas and the need for collaboration among the different functions
  • Demonstrate an understanding of macroeconomics as well as the modern market economy

Program Cost

Tuition Fee: $1,081.00 per semester

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 5, 2017
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