Engagement Details

Retailing Practicum - RETL 295


What to Expect

Students apply knowledge, skills and/or certifications acquired in retailing courses to an in-field experience; work closely with retailing professionals; discover viable career paths; identify work-related interests and values; and analyze the practicum site to gain a better understanding of the company and the competitive marketplace.

This engagement qualifies for these special designations:

  • Experiential Learning Opportunity
  • Option to appear on UofSC Experience extended transcript

Term: Spring 2022



Time Commitment: 300 - 399 hours
Who Can Participate: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum Credit Hours: See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum GPA:  See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Other Requirements See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites


Engagement Benefits

How expectations are communicated:
Individual orientation
Training manual, syllabus or rubric

Learning activities:
Apply specialized knowledge
Career development

Knowledge or skills developed:
Specialized knowledge and skills
Integrative and applied learning

Who you will work with:
External agency (employer, college, school, community agency)

Who will communicate feedback and how:
Group / class session with external supervisor
Group / class session with faculty member

Reflection expectations:
With partner or supervisor external to USC
Each student produces written reflection(s)


Additional Information

Academic Bulletin