Certificate Overview

The WAFC-endorsed Retail Management Certificate at American River College is a comprehensive, academic, for-credit college program designed to prepare current and future employees for the fast-paced changes encountered in the retail industry. This broad program is appropriate for retail, wholesale, suppliers, etc. The Retail Management Certificate coursework incorporates both educational knowledge and technical skills, such as management styles, people skills, merchandising philosophies, and technology.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations & Organizational BehaviorMGMT 3723
Business Technology
Please complete the following courses: Courses are 5 weeks long and can be taken in the same semester.
Exploring Word Processing and Presentation SoftwareCISA 3081
Exploring Spreadsheet SoftwareCISA 3181
Exploring Computer Environments and the InternetCISC 3081
Business Communication
Please complete the following course:
Business CommunicationsBUS 3103
Principles of Management
Please complete the following course:
Introduction to Management FunctionsMGMT 3043
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
Principles of MarketingMKT 3003
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Personnel and Human Resources ManagementMGMT 3083
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete the following course:
Financial AccountingACCT 3014
Retail Management
Please complete the following course:
RetailingMKT 3123
A total of 25 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated June 2016