Retail Management (WAFC) Certificate

Specialized Business Certificate

This certificate can be applied to satisfy partial requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business.

Interested in updating your skills without getting a degree?

This certificate can also be taken individually.

We'll Work with You on Prerequisites

The classes required to earn this certificate does have prerequisites. If you're interested in earning a certificate to advance your career, you won't necessarily be starting from scratch. We'll work with you on placement. To learn more, contact:

Rob Olsen 
rolsen@tacomacc.edu
253-566-5242

 

Retail Management (WAFC) Certificate 

(48 credits)

The WAFC Retail Management certificate program is a 10-course college-level program that has been fully endorsed by the Washington Association of Food Chains and its member companies. The certificate's curriculum was developed out of a collaborative effort between several food industry and college professionals and encompasses several business essentials, including the "soft skills" of management and communication required for career success in the retail food industry.

Course Number

Course Name

Number of Credits

Quarters Offered

ACCT 101

Practical Accounting I (may substitute ACCT& 201)

5

F, W, SP

BUS 110

Business Math (may substitute MATH 147)

5

F, W, SP, S

BUS 140

Marketing & Business Development

5

W, SP

BUS 145

Retailing Management

5

F, W

BUS 163

Management Principles and Organizational Systems

5

F, SP

BUS 164

Leadership and Human Relations

5

F, W, SP, S

BUS 165

Human Resource Management

3

F, SP

CMST& 101

Introduction to Communication

5

F, W, SP, S

CU 105

Word I, Excel I

5

F, W, SP, S

ENGL& 101

English Composition I

5

F, W, SP, S

Meet Our Faculty

Linda Cuadra

Professor

Gina Hatcher

Professor

Mary Jane OberhoferMary Jane Oberhofer

Professor/Program Chair

Rob OlsenRob Olsen

Professor of Accounting

Yolanda Williams

Professor