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Retail Management

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Texas Tech University Retail Management Program is to prepare individuals who will make a contribution to the retail industry and to society as a whole through quality education, research, and service.

Two Tracks

The Retail Management program offers two tracks to meet the needs of Texas Tech Retail Management students and the retail community by focusing on the specific skills needed at the corporate level or as a store manager. Students may choose to a single track or complete both tracks.

Corporate/Research Track:
RTL 3380 Retail Buying and Control
RTL 4320 Retail Category Management
RTL 4330 Retailing Research

Store Management Track:
Students may choose three of the following courses:
RTL 3345 Event Management
RTL 3375 Retail Buying or RTL 3380 Retail Buying and Control
RTL 4340 Fashion Entrepreneurship: Retail Business Planning
RHIM 3320 Facilities Management
RHIM 4313 Legal Aspects of the Hospitality Industry
RHIM 3308 Hotel Group Sales and Services

Minor of Retailing:
Choose 18 hours (6 courses)
From the following choose 2 courses: RTL 1320, RTL 1340, RTL 2340, or RTL 2350
From the following choose 4 courses: RTL 3340, RTL 3345, RTL 3375, RTL 3380, RTL 3389, RTL 3390, RTL 4320, RTL 4330, RTL 4335, RTL 4340.
Interior Design students interested in a retail minor should take: RTL 1340, 2340, 2350, 3340, 4335, 3380, and 4320

Program Highlights
Texas Tech University hosts Fashion camp every summer.

Fashion Camp

Texas Tech University hosts Fashion camp every summer. Learn More »

Fashion Camp 2014

Learn the "ins" and "outs" of the fashion world. Fashion 2014 will be available in one session for ages 9 to age 13.
June 22-26, 2015

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    Mady Rengstorf, a retail management major at Texas Tech University, was selected as one of five national ambassadors for Cotton Incorporated.

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