SLCC General Catalog

Retail Management CA

CTE Certificate of Achievement
9 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.

NOTE This Certificate is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.  Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.

Estimated Time to Completion

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

Required Courses: (9 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MGT 1600

Management Essentials

3

A

 

MKTG 1030

Intro Marketing

3

A

 

MKTG 1960

Professionalism in Business

3

A

 


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

MKTG 1030

3

MKTG 1960

3

MGT 1600

3

 

 

Total

6

Total

3

 

Advising Notes

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

 Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively, written and oral

 

  • Develop basic understanding of management and marketing and what role they play in retail settings

 

Department Contact Info

Management, Marketing and Culinary Arts Division

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 234

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4483

www.slcc.edu/businessmanagement

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Business Building (BB) 132A
801-957-4323

Program Faculty

Faculty members represent the following areas: Accounting, Business Communication, Business Management, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Culinary Arts, Economics, Finance and Credit and Marketing.