Program Overview

Developed in cooperation with the Western Association of Food Chains, the certificate and degree program in Retail management gives students core courses in preparation for management and supervisory positions with excellent prospects for employment.

Business (AS) Requirements

Required Core Courses
Group A – Foundations Courses Units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
ENGL 100 Composition 3 units
ENGL 105 Intensive Composition and Reading 5 units
SPCH 120 Interpersonal Communication 3 units
Group B – Intermediate Courses Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
BUS. 290 Introduction to Marketing Strategy 1.5 units
BUS. 291 Marketing Tactics 1.5 units
Group C – Advanced Courses Units
BUS. 101 Human Relations at Work 3 units
BUS. 190 Retailing, E-Commerce, and Buying 3 units
MGMT 215* Management of Human Resources 3 units
Plus General Education and other requirements for the Associate degree (refer to Associate Degree Requirements).
* Note: MGMT 215 is not offered at Skyline College. It is offered at CSM and Cañada College, where students in this program can complete the course.
Total Required Major Units: 39

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.