Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3048
First Term: 2015 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-63
CIP Code: 52.1401

Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Not Found

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in 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, RS, SM

Required Courses
Choose one of the following three accounting sequences:
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
+ ACC230 Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
+ ACC240 Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
+ ACC112 Accounting Principles II (3) AND
+ ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC211 Financial Accounting (3) AND
+ ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3) 6-9

BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications (3) OR
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) 3

GBS110 Human Relations in Business and Industry (3) OR
MGT251 Human Relations in Business (3) 3

MGT101 Techniques of Supervision (3) OR
MGT229 Management and Leadership I (3) 3

MGT179 Utilizing the Human Resources Department (3) OR
MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management (3) 3

MKT268 Merchandising (3) OR
MGT180 Retail Management (3) 3

MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
Credits: 24-27

Program Competencies
1. Demonstrate the application of fundamental accounting principles and procedures utilizing standard applications and current information technologies. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC212, ACC230, ACC240)
2. Explain fundamental computer concepts and programming techniques and perform basic operations on the computer. (BPC110, CIS105)
3. Identify the principal verbal and nonverbal signals used in employee communication. (COM100)
4. Demonstrate skills in leading, negotiating, and working in harmony with others in a business setting. (GBS110, MGT251)
5. Solve business problems involving bank reconciliation, percent, fractions, decimals, payroll, interest, present value, and depreciation. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)
6. Explain how to find simple interest for loans. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)
7. Describe various leadership styles and management techniques and explain their use in contemporary business settings. (MGT101, MGT229)
8. Identify current trends and career opportunities within the industry. (MGT179, MGT276)
9. Describe basic departmental, merchandising, and advertising operations. (MKT268, MGT180)
10. Apply marketing principles to the development of a marketing strategy. (MKT271)
11. Practice and apply skills in oral and written communication and teamwork to analyzing and presenting accounting information. (ACC212, ACC230, ACC240)
12. Describe the changing business environment and its effects on managerial accounting, including the role of the value chain and the supply chain. (ACC212, ACC240)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: May 26, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.