2011-2012 Catalog 
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2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Management - Fashion/Retail Merchandising Certificate

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See program requirement sheet. 

The Fashion/Retail Merchandising Certificate is designed for students seeking short-term training to prepare them for entry level jobs in the fashion and retail industry. The certificate requires students to work with a Business Management adviser to select those courses which will help students achieve their educational and career goals. Courses from this certificate may apply to the Business Management- Associate of Technical Arts Degree . Many courses are available online. Refer to the class quarterly schedule.

Credit/Grade Requirements This Certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 35 credits as outlined. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall.

Students are advised to:

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.
Ann Paulson apaulson@edcc.edu | 425.640.1613
Department website
College Resources:  
Edmonds CC website www.edcc.edu
How to enroll www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer center www.edcc.edu/transfer
Advising appointments 425.640.1458
College bookstore www.edcc.edu/bookstore

Note: This requirement planning sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College degree or certificate is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

PGM Code – 210C
Effective summer 2011 | Rev: 02/11

I. Fashion/Retail Requirements (30 credits):

Choose a minimum of 15 credits from the following:


*This course may meet a requirement for an Edmonds Community College Associate of Arts degree. Business transfer requirements vary by institution. See a transfer adviser for specific information.

Certificate Outcomes

Students completing this certificate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the marketing terms, concepts, and processes.
  • Apply sales concepts and current issues to enhance customer relationships.
  • Write and speak in a clear, logically organized manner.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the apparel manufacturing industry and the design process.
  • Apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information.

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