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|Retail Management Certificate
Total Units: 30
This program is currently inactive. Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.
The Retail Management Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who are or will be working in a supervisory capacity in retail management operations. The coursework provides students with a broad foundation of information related to current management practices. The program encompasses business essentials including management, marketing, written and oral communications, and accounting skills required for career success in the retail industry.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Retail Management Certificate meets a great demand in the labor market for entry-level retail managers, ranging from small businesses to retail chains, including food store chains. This certificate has been endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) who grants a separate industry certification.
- Explain and evaluate approaches to the challenges prevalent in the retail industry;
- demonstrate analytical communication and decision making skills for occupations in retail management; and
- recognize and apply appropriate management and leadership principles needed to efficiently and effectively meet objectives in a diverse and fast changing organizational setting.
The requirements for the Retail Management Certificate program are:
Complete 30 units from
- Retail Management Requirements
|Retail Management Requirements - complete 30.00 units|
|BAD 52||Human Relations in Organizations||3.00|
|BGN 81||Practical Business Math Skills||3.00|
|BMG 50||Introduction to Management and Supervision||3.00|
|BMG 52||Written Communication in Organizations||3.00|
|BMG 53||Oral Communication in Organizations||3.00|
|BMK 60||Retail Merchandising Management||3.00|
|CS 65.11||Microsoft Office||3.00|
|HR 60||Human Resource Management||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|BAD 1||Financial Accounting||4.00|
|BMG 55||Business Management Accounting||3.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
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