Business: Retail Management (AS Degree S0509)

Business Division
Degree S0509

This program exposes students to the business world and the role of retail distribution. Students become familiar with careers in retail management as well as the latest trends in this fast changing field. Completion of this program aids the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
or BUSA 72 Bookkeeping - Accounting
BUSA 11Fundamentals of Accounting3
BUSM 60Human Relations in Business3
BUSM 61Business Organization and Management3
BUSM 62Human Resource Management3
BUSO 25Business Communications3
BUSO 26Oral Communications for Business3
BUSS 36Principles of Marketing3
BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Total Units32.5

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Define organizational culture, socialization, and mentoring.
  • Apply management concepts and functions.
  • Explain theory and practical application of Equal Employment Opportunity current employment laws.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs. Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
BUSS 50 Retail Store Management and Merchandising 3
BUSM 60 Human Relations in Business 3
BUSM 61 Business Organization and Management 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
 Units13
Winter Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4
 Units4
Spring Term 1
BUSO 25 Business Communications 3
BUSM 62 Human Resource Management 3
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5
Certificate: Retail Management E0500 0  
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 Units12
Summer Term 1
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3
 Units6
Fall Term 2
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4
CHIN I or any Area C-2 Humanities 2  
 Units7
Winter Term 2
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5
 Units6.5
Spring Term 2
BUSA 11 Fundamentals of Accounting 3
BUSO 26 Oral Communications for Business 3
BUSS 36 Principles of Marketing 3
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3
Certificates: Retail Management L2-3 N0474/T0521 1  
Retail Management, AS S0509 9  
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 Units12
 Total Units60.5
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