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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Retail Management
Career Studies Certificate AN

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to offer students already employed in retail management the opportunity for improving skills and advancement on the job. For students interested in exploring retail management as a career, this certificate program is designed to acquaint students with the fundamental skills.

Recommended Preparation: Students should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in arithmetic operations.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I or ENG Elective 3
MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing 3
MKT 216 Retail Organization and Management 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   10
2nd Semester
BUS 201 Organizational Behavior 3
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
MKT 227 Merchandise Buying & Control or MKT elective 3
Total   12
Total credits for the Retail Management Career Studies Certificate=22