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, cosmetics, gifts, athletic equipment, pet supplies, and just about every other imaginable consumer product and service.
This certificate, designed in collaboration with industry leaders, provides the student with many of the competencies required for success at the management level within the vast retail industry. The program encompasses business essentials, such as accounting and marketing, and emphasizes the “soft skills” of management and communication required for career success.
This certificate has been endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains and its member companies.
Approved Certificate Courses
Section & Course Title
Human Relations in Business Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in BusinessBUS 1363
Business Technology Please complete the following course:
Computer ApplicationsCSIT 1103
Business Communication Please complete the following course:
Business CommunicationsBUS 2903
Principles of Management Please complete the following course:
Management PrinciplesBUS 1313
Principles of Marketing Please complete the following course:
Human Resource Management Please complete the following course:
Human Resource ManagementBUS 1173
Financial Management/Budgeting Please complete one of the following courses:
Practical AccountingACCT 1014
Financial AccountingACCT 2014
Retail Management Please complete the following course:
Retail ManagementBUS 1343
A total of 25 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated May 2015