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2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
2018-2019 GCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Retail Management/Fashion Merchandising Certificate

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The certificate program is designed to offer an abbreviated study in retailing and fashion merchandise to prepare for work in these industries or to build upon an existing degree to provide additional career opportunities. Students may complete the program in two semesters. Students should check with their advisor during the scheduling process to make sure courses are taken in proper sequence and any prerequisites have been met. Students will be able to apply the credits earned towards an AS degree in Retail Management and Fashion Merchandising. For more information, contact the Program Coordinator, Rose Luglio, at 203.285.2198 or rluglio@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:

  • Understand the basic theory and practice of retail management and merchandising
  • Understand competition and its relationship to private enterprise
  • Explain the marketing concept for retailers and fashion manufacturers
  • Understand the importance of planning to retail and fashion organizations
  • Read, understand, and prepare standard types of business communications

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Program Credits: 21

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