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MCCCD Program Detail


Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

The Retail Management degree is designed to prepare individuals working in the retail management, food industry, and related fields, for the mid-level management position challenges of the future. The curriculum encompasses business essentials and also emphasizes the skill sets needed for effective management and communication in the work environment. Instruction will provide the background and knowledge necessary for students to develop the judgment skills they must exercise as business managers.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GC , GW, MC, PC, PV, RS, SC, SM

Required Courses Credits: 39

ACC111Accounting Principles I3
ACC230Uses of Accounting Information I3
ACC240Uses of Accounting Information II3
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)3
COM110Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
IND133Speaking in Business (3)3
GBS110Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT251Human Relations in Business (3)3
GBS131Business Calculations (3) OR
GBS161Mathematics of Business (3)3
GBS205Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues in Business3
GBS233Business Communication3
MGT101Techniques of Supervision (3) OR
MGT229Management and Leadership I (3)3
MGT179Utilizing the Human Resources Department (3) OR
MGT276Personnel/Human Resources Management (3)3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 25
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
ENG111Technical Writing (3)
ENG102or ENG108 recommended for students pursuing a BAS degree at an Arizona university.
Oral Communication Credits: 3
COM230Small Group Communication
Critical Reading Credits: 3
CRE101Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) OR
Equivalent by assessment
Math Credits: 3
MAT102Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) OR
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
SBU200Society and Business

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Major: 3048
First Term: 2015 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 64
CIPS code: 52.1401
Initiating College: Glendale Community College
Program Availability: - CGC GCC GWC MCC PC PVC RSC SCC SMC
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00