Certificate Overview

Retail Management is an expanding career path supported by many industry sectors.

Strong retail managers are essential to business success in electronics, clothing, food, entertainment, home furnishings, children’s supplies, publishing, cosmetics, educational materials, gift, athletic equipment, pet supplies, and just about every other imaginable consumer product and service. The retail industry is at the heart of many local economies. Effective management is the key to long-term economic security throughout the state.

This program, designed in collaboration with industry leaders, is intended to provide the student with many of the competencies required for success at the management level within the vast retail industry. This program encompasses the business essentials such as accounting and marketing, and also emphasizes management and communication skills required for career success.

Approved Certificate Courses

Section & Course Title

Course Number

Credits

Human Relations in Business
Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in the WorkplaceBUS 1113
Business Technology
Please complete the following course:
Survey of Microsoft ProgramsCIT 1403
Business Communication
Please complete the following course:
Business CommunicationsCIT 1163
Principles of Management
Please complete the following course:
Principles of ManagementBUS 1103
Principles of Marketing
Please complete the following course:
Principles of MarketingBUS 1403
Human Resource Management
Please complete the following course:
Human Resources ManagementBUS 1123
Financial Management/Budgeting
Please complete the following course:
Entrepreneurial FinanceBUS 1573
Retail Management
Please complete the following course.
Retail ManagementBUS 1133
A total of 24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated October 2014