Apr 07, 2020  
2019-2020 GCC Catalog 
2019-2020 GCC 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, Professor Rose Luglio, at 203.285.2198 or rluglio@gatewayct.edu.

Program Outcomes

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

  • Identify core concepts of retail management and fashion merchandising and their role in society and the global economy.
  • Describe the legal and ethical environments of the retail and fashion industries.
  • Demonstrate information literacy through research skills and the use of technology.
  • Apply effective written and oral communications skills to business situations.

Suggested Course Sequence

Total Program Credits: 21

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