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Business Management - Retail Management CC

CTE Certificate of Completion
30 credits minimum

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Program Description

The Retail Management Certificate program is designed to prepare new and returning students for advancement in retail sales. Although originally intended to serve only the retail food environment the program is structured so as to serve a much broader retail segment and be effective in developing future talent to fill the void created by retirement. This program is a gateway program intended to introduce a workforce population that traditionally hasn’t embraced collegiate work to higher education.

Student will develop basic educational knowledge and technical skills in the following key areas: written and oral business communication, business mathematics, bookkeeping/accounting, computer applications, management and marketing, human resources, human relations and leadership, retail management and merchandising.

Career Opportunities

Student completing the Retail Management Certificate will either already be working in, or begin to work in a retail environment that will boost their career and earning potential.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

Advising Notes

Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) approached SLCC as the only Utah institution to deliver this Retail Management Certificate.

Required Courses: (30 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ACCT 2010

Survey Financial Acct

3

A

ACCT 2010

BUS 2200

Bus Communication

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

CIS 1020

Computer Essentials

3

A

CIS 1020

COMM 1020

Principles Public Speaking

3

A

 

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

MKTG 1030

Intro Marketing

3

A

 

MKTG 1960

Professionalism in Business

3

A

 

MKTG 2350

Bus Consumer Mktg

3

A

MKTG 1030

MGT 1600

Management Essentials

3

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIN 1380

Financial Math

3

A

MATH 0990 or appropriate Accuplacer score

OR

 

 

 

 

MATH 1010

Intermediate Algebra

4

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

OR

 

 

 

 

MATH 1090

College Algebra Business

3

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1010 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

 

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ENGL 1010

3

ACCT 2010

3

MATH 1090

3

MGT 1600

3

CIS 1020

3

MKTG 1960

3

COMM 1020

3

BUS 2200

3

MKTG 1030

3

MKTG 2350

3

Total

15

Total

15

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively, written and oral

 

  • Analyze basic budgets and profit & loss statements

 

  • Use current industry standard software

 

  • Fundamental knowledge of organizational behavior and human resources basics

 

  • Understand business side of retail sales and customer relations

 

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