Retail Management

This one-year certification provides students with specialized course work in retailing. This program is designed as a pathway to obtain Associates degree credentials in the discipline of retail management. Upon completion, students can continue to pursue a degree in MGT.AAS, BPM.AAS, MKT.AAS, SMB.AAS, ACC.AAS, ASA.AAS, ABA.AS, ADA.AAS, IFP.AAS, SPM.AS Retailing offers careers in such areas as selling, sales management, buying advertising, and display. It is an ever changing field that allows much opportunity for innovation. There are options for a student to run a privately owned business or work for a larger organization. Retail buyers study market research reports and monitor sales transactions to determine which products are in demand. They assess resale value of goods and make purchases.   Apply & Register Program Details

This one-year certification provides students with specialized course work in retailing. This program is designed as a pathway to obtain Associates degree credentials in the discipline of retail management. Upon completion, students can continue to pursue a degree in MGT.AAS, BPM.AAS, MKT.AAS, SMB.AAS, ACC.AAS, ASA.AAS, ABA.AS, ADA.AAS, IFP.AAS, SPM.AS

Retailing offers careers in such areas as selling, sales management, buying advertising, and display. It is an ever changing field that allows much opportunity for innovation. There are options for a student to run a privately owned business or work for a larger organization. Retail buyers study market research reports and monitor sales transactions to determine which products are in demand. They assess resale value of goods and make purchases.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CIS-101 Personal Computer Applications 3
MKT-101 Principles of Marketing 3
MGT-102 Introduction to Management 3
...-... Free Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ACC-104 Financial Accounting 3
MGT-212 Human Resource Management2 3
MGT-216 Human Relations in Business & Industry2 (Spring Only) 3
MKT-102 Retail Management (Capstone) 3
CIS-102 Spreadsheet3 or  
CIS-103 Database Management3 or  
CIS-206 Advanced Computer Concepts & Applications3 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 30
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: MGT-102
3 Prerequisite: CIS-101 or CIS-105

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency and apply the managerial competencies applicable to selection of the optimal methodologies to deal with change management and conflict resolution in the workplace.
  2. Analyze the role of Information Systems in supporting organizational strategy, improving business processes, and supporting data-driven decision making.
  3. Employ software tools (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to produce professional-quality business communications (e.g. letters, memos, presentations, and emails) to address a variety of business situations and prepare business reports that integrate data from multiple sources to illustrate and facilitate managerial decision-making.
  4. Execute the roles, responsibilities, and accountability of managers in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling within an organization.
  5. Conduct reviews of Federal and State employment laws applicable to management decisions and integrate statutory provisions as context for evaluating legal and financial implications and human factors in making personnel decisions.
  6. Develop and manage customer databases, integrated systems, and buying and sales forecasting systems for use to support retail businesses.

Employment Opportunities

  • Department Manager
  • Retail Salesperson
  • Store Manager
  • Regional Store Manager
  • Retail Promotion Manager
  • Special Events Manager
  • Advertising Manager

Contact Persons

Dr. William H. Allen, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200 ext. 4455
email: ballen@camdencc.edu

Professor Rondald O’Neal
(856) 227-7200 ext. 4455
email: roneal@camdencc.edu

Additional information

Program Code

RET.CT

CIP Code

52.1803