Business: Retail Management - Level I (Certificate E0500)

Business Division
Certificate E0500

This introductory certificate 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. This certificate may aid the student’s search for an entry-level job in retail management.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSO 25Business Communications3
BUSS 50Retail Store Management and Merchandising3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Total Units9.5

Special Information

Students receiving financial aid need to declare the Level II or Level III Certificate as their goal to meet Financial Aid requirements.

Business Management Website 

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.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
BUSS 50 Retail Store Management and Merchandising 3 3
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5 3.5
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
 Units10.5
Winter Term
BUSO 25 Business Communications 3 3
Certificate: Business Retail Mngt. L1 E0500 0  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units3
 Total Units13.5

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content.
  • Use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably.
  • Develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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