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2024-2025 Catalog

Retail Associate, Certificate of Completion


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JJC Program Code: BU255

ICCB Program Code: BUS 0065

A certificate of completion in Retail Associate marks a significant step towards mastering the multifaceted world of retail. Beyond the sales floor, retail managers are instrumental in steering various facets of a retail enterprise, from personnel management to strategic marketing and ensuring exceptional customer service. This program provides a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in running a successful retail business. Participants gain practical skills in personnel management, marketing strategies, and cultivating lasting customer relationships. Whether stepping into a new role or seeking to enhance existing skills, this certificate signifies the completion of rigorous training and prepares individuals to excel in the diverse landscape of retail management.

Total Required Hours: 18 Semester Hours


Includes Online Courses


This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

Completion Guide


The following schedule is based on full-time enrollment.  Students planning to transfer to a senior institution should check with that institution for specific transfer requirements.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements

To be awarded an Associate degree at Joliet Junior College, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admissions requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the given degree. If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 60

credit hours of which 15 credit hours applicable to the degree are earned at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement does not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the College and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

 

To be awarded a Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Completion, or Occupational Certificate at JJC, each student must meet the following requirements:

1. Satisfy all admission requirements.

2. Complete the courses required to earn the chosen certificate. Complete a minimum of 1-8 credit hours (Occupational Certificate),  4-29 credit hours (Certificate of Completion) or 30-50 credit hours (Certificate of Achievement). If the student is a transfer student with coursework taken elsewhere, he/she must complete a minimum of 25% of the total required credit hours applicable to the certificate at JJC. Proficiency test, CLEP, and Advanced Placement do not meet this requirement.

3. Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in the area of concentration.

4. Discharge all financial obligations to the college and have no restrictions.

5. File an application for graduation. An application should be filed at the time of registration for the student’s anticipated last semester.

6. Have all official transcripts from other college/universities on file in the Graduation Office by the graduation filing date for evaluation of credit. A delay in the process

may result in a later graduation date.

Contact Information


Department Chairperson

Program Coordinator

Program Advisor

Name: William O’Connor

Name: Michelle Meyer

Name: Michelle Meyer

E-mail: woconnor@jjc.edu

E-mail: mimeyer@jjc.edu

E-mail: mimeyer@jjc.edu

Phone: (815) 280-2404

Phone: (815) 280-2322

Phone: (815) 280-2322

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