University of Alberta

Retailing and Services

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Retailing and Retail Operations
Description:Retail and service is the heart of our modern consumer economy. This program focuses on fundamentals such as consumer behavior and decision-making, strategic and tactical pricing, the retail buying process, customer experience management, merchandising and category management, and commercial real estate management.

The program is designed to be a mix of theory and hands-on learning. Executives from the retail industry visit the school on a regular basis to meet with students and speak in our classrooms. In addition, retail majors and minors have the opportunity to participate in a paid summer internship with one of our partner organizations, while also conducting a project under academic supervision.
URL:Retailing and Services at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Retail and Wholesale Trade Managers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    There is no direct entry from high school into the Bachelor of Commerce program (BCom). Students must first complete a year of university in another Faculty or postsecondary institution and take courses in English, Economics, Mathematics and Statistics. Admission to the BCom is competitive based on performance in the required courses and a student's overall academic record. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year ★24 required, transferable to the University. (★ = units of course weight): Junior Level English (★6), which includes any 100-level English (★3) and a maximum of (★3) in WRS, ECON 101 (★3), ECON 102 (★3), MATH 113 or 114 (★3), STAT 151 (★3). Please consult the Faculty about any other courses appropriate to your major. Qualified applicants will have completed their preprofessional year with all required preprofessional courses and a minimum of ★24 University transferable courses. These applicants are ranked according to their grade point average in the most recent Fall/Winter (September to April consisting of at least ★15. Applicants must possess a minimum GPA of 2.3 before their application will be considered.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 11, 2020

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