Retail Management

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Retail Management

Credits required 29


William Berardi

Program contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Code: RC

Program Goals Statement

This certificate helps to prepare students to supervise and assist in retail operations, including management, buying, and retail support. Courses transfer into the Business Career degree programs.

Program information

  • Courses focus on developing specialized knowledge in retail business, including basic management and buying, as well as new technologies, and economic and legal issues.
  • Transfer credits for any course in the Business Administration Department (ACC, BNK, BUS, LSM, MAN, MAR and RMN) must be approved by the Business Administration Department Chairperson.

Program Requirements

Program Courses

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

RMN 111Retail Management - Principles of Buying

3 credits

RMN 112Retail Management - Merchandising Strategies

3 credits

RMN 114Retail Management - Fundamentals of Fashion and Textiles

3 credits

RMN 115Creative Fashion Presentation, Promotion, and Visual Merchandising

3 credits

RMN 116Retail and Fashion Merchandising Field Study

3 credits

RMN 117Fundamentals of On-Line Retailing

1 credit

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:26

Choose one of the following

MAR 114Sales Principles

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

MAR 114 or PSY 101 and ENG 101, MAN 101, RMN 111, RMN 116

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BUS 111, RMN 112, RMN 114, RMN 115, RMN 117, RMN 118

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