Do you want to use your creativity to market or design products or to manage, or perhaps even own, your own retail business? Are you interested in using consumer insights to fulfill people's needs while building your career? A degree in retailing and consumer science at the University of Arizona opens the door to rewarding opportunities in retail, branding, marketing, and more.
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Why Major in Retailing and Consumer Science?
You're not interested in business as usual. You want to tap into your analytic, strategic, and creative sides. The retailing and consumer science major at the University of Arizona allows you to explore the intricacies of consumer behavior, marketing fundamentals, and the best strategies for managing, buying, and selling. You'll develop skills that tap into your creativity and provide the best merchandising and consumer experience possible.
Our major offers more than four decades of success in getting our students into industry internships and launching fulfilling careers. Your degree is a gateway to opportunities in brand management, retailing, marketing, fashion and product design, distribution, and more. It also provides a solid foundation for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Your retailing and consumer science education takes place both in the classroom and beyond. You'll take classes that teach the fundamentals, of course, but you'll also get hands-on career prep, student trips, and outside workshops. And you'll have the opportunity to network with successful alumni, executives, recruiters, and other professionals who can help you hone your own career goals. In short, you'll be noticed and coached by the best.
UA ranks in the top 100 of all US four-year public institutions, based on 19 indicators of academic excellence, affordability and diversity
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#1 undergraduate salary potential among Arizona public universities
Students rank the UA among the best in the nation for student engagement and are more likely to recommend the UA to their peers
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