Retail Management Certificate


Primary emphasis is to provide students with the essential business skills needed to develop a successful management career in retailing. Created through a partnership with the Western Association of Food Chains and retailers in a variety of fields, this certificate will help prepare students to work in the grocery industry and others that deal directly with consumers, such as the apparel, home furnishings, general merchandise, and services industries. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (32 units):
MGT 111 CBusiness Communications3
or MGT 211 C Writing for Business
MGT 151 CBusiness Mathematics3
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
COMM 100 CHuman Communication3
or COMM 100HC Honors Human Communication
MGT 262 CPrinciples of Management3
ACCT 101 CFinancial Accounting5
MKT 222 CPrinciples of Marketing3
MKT 105 CPrinciples of Retailing3
MGT 266 CHuman Relations in Business3
MGT 268 CHuman Resources Management3
Total Units32