Certificate of Completion in Retail Management

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Retail Management (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5286
Total Credits Required
33
Available Online
Yes

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers $38,040
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
ACC111 Accounting Principles I RC 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or
Survey of Computer Information Systems
RC 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
RC 3

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
9
GBS110 or
MGT251
Human Relations in Business and Industry or
Human Relations in Business
RC 3
GBS131 or
MAT102
Business Calculations or
Mathematical Concepts/Applications
RC 3
GBS233 Business Communication RC 3

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
COM110 or
IND133
Interpersonal Communication or
Speaking in Business
RC 3
MGT101 or
MGT229
Techniques of Supervision or
Management and Leadership I
RC 3
MGT179 or
MGT276
Utilizing the Human Resources Department or
Personnel/Human Resources Management
RC 3
MKT268 Merchandising RC 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing RC 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Disclaimer

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and 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 in order to reflect the most current information available.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Retail Management (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=109385).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.