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Retail Management - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5286
Effective Term: 2015 Fall Final Term: 9999 Fall
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 24

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Retail Management is designed to prepare individuals working in the Retail industry, and related fields, for the industry training needs in supervision and management, marketing, financial management, and business planning. The curriculum encompasses several business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GW, GC, RS, EM, PC, SM

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better required for all courses within the program.

Admission Criteria:


Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) OR
ACC211 Financial Accounting (3) 3
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
COM100 Introduction to Human Communication 3
GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3
MGT180 Retail Management (3) OR
GBS270AC Business Internship (3) OR
GBS296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
GBS298AC Special Projects (3) 3
MGT101 Techniques of Supervision (3) OR
MGT229 Management and Leadership I (3) 3
MGT179 Utilizing the Human Resources Department (3) OR
MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management (3) 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

Program Competencies

  1. Identify the impact of accounting events on the financial statements, decision making, and financial
  2. performance measures. (ACC111/ACC211)
  3. Explain fundamental computer concepts and programming techniques and perform basic operations on the computer. (BPC110, CISI05)
  4. Demonstrate skills in leading, negotiating, and working in harmony with others in a business setting. (GBS110, MGT251)
  5. Demonstrate communication principles and critical thinking through written and oral formats. (COM100)
  6. Apply basic math skills to calculate interest, payroll, rate of change, discounts, markup, pricing, gross
  7. margin, and net margin. (ACC111, ACC211)
  8. Describe various leadership styles and management techniques and explain their use in contemporary business settings. (MGT101, MGT229)
  9. Identify current trends in Human Resource management and utilization and career opportunities within the industry. (MGT179, MGT276)
  10. Describe merchandising, financial planning, and strategy in the industry (MGT180, GBS270AC, GBS296WC, GBS298AC)
  11. Apply marketing principles to the development of a marketing strategy. (MKT271)

Complete program information is available here.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

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