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Course Requirements

Master of Science in Global Retailing


The following is a list of courses required of all students pursuing the Master of Science in Global Retailing. The Master of Science in Global Retailing student may choose a thesis or non-thesis option. Thirty (30) semester hours are required for either option. For a complete description of these courses, visit the University of Houston Graduate Catalog.

Course Requirements for a Master of Science in Global Retailing

For the official requirements for a Master of Science (MS) in Global Retailing, see the University of Houston Catalog. Program and thesis guidelines specifying other requirements are updated regularly and are available from the Department of Human Development and Consumer Science.

Core Courses (Eighteen (18) Semester Hours)

  • GRET 6332 - Consumer Issues and Applications for Global Retailing
  • GRET 6333 - Retail Management and Cross-Culture Perspectives
  • GRET 6334 - Global E-Tailing Systems
  • GRET 6335 - Regional Retailing Markets
  • GRET 6336 - Global Retail Analysis of World Regions
  • HDCS 6300 - Quantitative and Statistical Methods in HDCS

Specialization Area (Choose Six (6) Semester Hours)

  • Approved Electives

Thesis Option (Six (6) Semester Hours)

Non-Thesis Option (Six (6) Semester Hours)

  • Approved Electives