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Retail, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_MGRT

Control Number: 22374

Financial Aid Eligible

This program is approved by the Western Association of Food Chains and persons completing the prescribed courses are eligible to receive both the OCC Certificate of Achievement and the WAFC Retail Management Certificate.

Program Outcomes

  1. Function effectively as a manager in a retail environment using the skills, principles, and tools they have acquired.
  2. Apply the retail principles they have learned in their professional lives.
  3. Analyze the ethical dimensions of effective retail managers in everyday conduct and decision making.
  4. Demonstrate effective written and/or oral skills.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT A100Accounting for Small Business3-4
or ACCT A101 Financial Accounting
BUS A139Business Communication3
CIS A100Introduction to Computer Applications3
LEAD A200Organizational Leadership3
MGMT A100Applied Management for Public and Private Organizations3
MGMT A115Human Relations and Supervision3
MKTG A100Introduction to Marketing3
MKTG A200Retail E-Commerce Management3
Total Units24-25

Retail Suggested Electives:
ACCT A102 Managerial Accounting
BUS A110 Business Law
BUS A138 Business English
BUS A240 Entrepreneurship
MKTG A110 Professional Selling
MKTG A220 Retail Buying

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
LEAD A200 Organizational Leadership 1 3
MGMT A100 Applied Management for Public and Private Organizations 3
MKTG A100 Introduction to Marketing 3
CIS A100 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
Semester 2
BUS A139 Business Communication 3
MGMT A115 Human Relations and Supervision 3
MKTG A200 Retail E-Commerce Management 3
Accounting for Small Business
or Financial Accounting
 Total Units24-25

Recommended as the first course in the sequence.