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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Retail Sales Manager is designed for students with an interest in retail store management. Students learn about apparel and retail store management, merchandising, salesmanship, customer service, basic computer systems, and human resources. They develop the ability to train and manage personnel in a store, display and merchandise their areas or store, effectively train personnel to sell the merchandise, and manage stocks and profitability. Completers of this certificate will have interned with a store manager for a minimum of 240 hours. Career placement would be at the Department or Area Sales Manager position.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- Retail Sales Manager (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
Successful completion of the Retail Sales Manager program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
MKT/TEC109 Introduction to Fashion Merchandising 3
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 may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|TEC250||Apparel Quality Analysis||TEC250 is only offered in the Fall||RC||3|
|Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems||RC||3|
|TEC255||Fashion Retail Merchandising||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MKT/TEC109.||TEC255 is only offered in the Fall||RC||3|
|or Management and Leadership I or Owning and Operating a Small Business||RC||3|
|TEC151||Display and Visual Merchandising||RC||3|
|Quality Customer Service or Fashion Sales Management||No requisites or Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MKT/TEC109.||RC||3|
|TEC272++||Any TEC272 Module||RC|
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Program Area Key
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 Sales Manager (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125874).
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:
|Catalog Year||Effective Dates|
|2018-2019||5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019|