2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Management
Degree Plan: Retail Management Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

El Centro campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.MGMT.RETAIL.18

The Retail Management Certificate provides a pathway to a career in Retail Management. The certificate is designed to prepare students for career opportunities and upward mobility in the retail industry. This certificate has been endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC) to be offered by El Centro campus. The endorsement is designed to meet the educational and skills for the retail industry. The primary focus of the endorsement within the Retail Management Certificate aligns with these topics: Human Relations/Organizational Behavior, Computer Applications (Technology), Business Communication Skills for Managers, Principles of Management, Principles of Marketing, Human Resources Management, Financial Management, and Budgeting and Retail Management.

This certificate provides a career pathway to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Management with workforce options in business management and business marketing.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 1 OR 3
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting 1 (3)
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing OR 3
POFI 1301 Computer Applications 1 (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
MRKG 1311 Principles of Marketing 3
HRPO 2301 Human Resources Management 3
Semester Total 6
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HRPO 2307 Organizational Behavior 3
MRKG 1302 Principles of Retailing 3
Semester Total 6
Minimum Hours Required 24

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.