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Retail Management - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5286
Effective Term: 2004 Spring Final Term: 2015 Summer
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 33

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.

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

Program Notes:

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

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3
ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3
GBS131 Business Calculations (3) OR
MAT102 Mathematical Concepts and Applications (3) 3
GBS233 Business Communication 3
COM110 Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
IND133 Speaking in Business (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
MKT268 Merchandising 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3

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)

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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