Pima Community College is proud to support the retail sector, and offers the eight courses that lead to the industry-recognized Retail Management Certificate. These courses are approved by the academic panel managed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), and are endorsed by other associations such as the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Grocers Association (NGA).
Upon successful completion of the eight courses identified below, Pima Community College students are eligible to apply for the industry Retail Management Certificate. (See “Graduate” section of this website for certificate application.)
Note: The Retail Management Certificate is no longer awarded by this college. Instead, students are encouraged to continue their education, and apply the Retail Management Courses toward an Advanced Business Certificate and/or Associate’s Degree.
Approved Certificate Courses
Section & Course Title
Human Relations in Business Please complete the following course:
Human Relations in Business and IndustryMGT 1103
Business Technology Please complete the following course:
Computer FundamentalsCIS/CSA 1043
Business Communication Please complete the following course:
Business and Professional CommunicationCMN 1203
Principles of Management Please complete the following course:
Business Organization and ManagementMGT 2803
Principles of Marketing Please complete the following course:
Principles of MarketingMKT 1113
Human Resource Management Please complete the following course:
Human ResourcesMGT 2763
Financial Management/Budgeting Please complete the following course: (Alternately, ACC 211 + BUS 151 would fulfill this requirement.)
Business FinanceFIN 1073
Retail Management Please complete the following course:
A total of 24 credits is required for this certificate.
Updated April 2017