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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Retail Management
Major: 5286
First Term: 2004 Spring    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 33
CIPS Code: 52.1401
Initiating College: South Mountain Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, PV, RS, SM
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Retail Management Certificate of Completion (CCL) is designed to prepare individuals working in the food industry, and related fields, for the management challenges of the future. The curriculum encompasses several business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, PV, RS, SM

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better required for all courses within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 33
 ACC111Accounting Principles I3
 BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR 
 CISI05Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)3
+ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR 
+ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3)3
 GBS110Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR 
 MGT251Human Relations in Business (3)3
 GBS131Business Calculations (3) OR 
+MAT102Mathematical Concepts and Applications (3)3
+GBS233Business Communication3
 COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR 
 IND133Speaking in Business (3)3
 MGT101Techniques of Supervision (3) OR 
 MGT229Management and Leadership I (3)3
 MGT179Utilizing the Human Resources Department (3) OR 
 MGT276Personnel/Human Resources Management (3)3
 MKT271Principles of Marketing3

Program Competencies
1.Demonstrate the application of fundamental accounting principles and procedures utilizing standard applications and current information technologies. (ACC111)
2.Explain fundamental computer concepts and programming techniques and perform basic operations on the computer. (BPC110, CISI05)
3.Identify the principal verbal and nonverbal signals used in employee communication. (COM110, IND133)
4.Demonstrate contemporary written communication skills by producing memos, letters, informal and formal reports. (ENG101, ENG107, GBS233)
5.Demonstrate skills in leading, negotiating, and working in harmony with others in a business setting. (GBS110, MGT251)
6.Solve business problems involving bank reconciliation, percent, fractions, decimals, payroll, interest, present value, and depreciation. (GBS131, MAT102)
7.Describe various leadership styles and management techniques and explain their use in contemporary business settings. (MGT101, MGT229)
8.Identify current trends and career opportunities within the industry. (MGT179, MGT276)
9.Describe basic departmental, merchandising, and advertising operations. (MKT268)
10.Apply marketing principles to the development of a marketing strategy. (MKT271)