Retail Management Certificate

Division: Business and Computer Information Systems

PROGRAM CODE: 2C36705

The Retail Management Certificate will prepare a student to obtain a supervisory position in a retail business. Beginning as a clerk or cashier, the student can advance to assistant manager, manager, and upper management. A minimum grade of C is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 31-33 units.

Required Courses (9 units)
BUS 267 F Principles of Supervision3
MKT 100 FIntroduction to Marketing3
MKT 203 F Principles of Retail Management3
One course from the following for total of 3-5 units:3-5
Accounting for Small Business3
Financial Accounting Principle3
Financial Accounting5
One course from the following for a total of 3 units:3
Introduction to Business3
Small Business Management3
One course from the following for a total of 3 units:3
Legal Environment of Business3
Honors Legal Environment of Business
Business Law I (formerly BUS 241AF)3
Two courses from the following for a total of 6 units:6
Principles of Advertising3
New Media Marketing3
Small Business Promotions3
Principles of Selling3
One course from the following for a total of 3 units:3
Business English3
Business Communications3
Critical Reasoning and Writing for Business (formerly Writing for Business)3
One course from the following for a total of 4 units:4
Introduction to Personal Computers4
Honors Introduction to Personal Computers
Introduction to Information Systems4
Honors Introduction to Information Systems
Total Units31-33

Outcome 1: Use a working vocabulary of business terminology.

Outcome 2: Classify, record and summarize financial transactions in journals and ledgers, manually and/or with computerized accounting software.

Outcome 3: Identify basic computer concepts, terms and functions.

Outcome 4: Analyze a routine business request and respond with a written letter that illustrates good business writing skills.