Retail Management – Level 3

Certificate of Completion

Students completing the advanced Level 3 Certificate will increase knowledge and practical experience in business communication, leadership and financial controls. Successful completion of this certificate prepares students to handle the increasing diversity and complexity of modern retail management. 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs.
  • Students will define organizational culture, socialization and mentoring.
  • Students will apply communication skills in simulated business situations such as conferences and business groups.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Program Requirements

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This certificate requires:
Completion of the Retail Management - Level 1 coursework
PLUS Completion of the Retail Management - Level 2 coursework
Completion of the Retail Management - Level 3 coursework

Required Courses 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Retail Management - Level 1 Coursework
Business Communications
Retail Store Management and Merchandising
Microcomputer Applications
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Retail Management - Level 2 Coursework
Fundamentals of Accounting
Business Organization and Management
Human Resource Management
Principles of Marketing
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Retail Management - Level 3 Coursework
Principles of Accounting - Financial
Human Relations in Business
Oral Communications for Business

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Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
VOC CSB15 Microcomputer Applications 0
VOC BS50 Retail Store Management and Merchandising 0
Winter Term 1
VOC BO25 Business Communications 0
Spring Term 1
VOC BA11 Fundamentals of Accounting 0
VOC BM61 Business Organization and Management 0
VOC BM62 Human Resource Management 0
VOC BS36 Principles of Marketing 0
Fall Term 2
VOC BA07 Principles of Accounting - Financial 0
VOC BM60 Human Relations in Business 0
VOC BO26 Oral Communications for Business 0
 Total Units0
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