Retail Business Fundamentals Certificate

Faculty of Business & Professional Studies
School of Business

Credential
Certificate

Program Highlights

Step up your career in business and retail management with the Retail Business Fundamentals certificate. With this training, you can work in private or public business sectors as well as retail business.

The Retail Business Fundamentals program is a full-time or part-time program. You'll gain training in fundamental business skills, including business math and accounting, communications, retail marketing and management. Gain confidence and skills to either step into the workforce directly on graduation, or continue your studies with CapU's Business Administration diploma or degree programs.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallBoth
North VancouverSpringBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$3,908 $1,134 $5,042
Total$3,908 $1,134 $5,042

Note: Fees are subject to change. Some programs have fees for supplies and equipment that aren’t included in the estimate. To get an idea of what you’ll pay to study at CapU, try out our Tuition & Fees Estimator.

Program Requirements

First Term

Total credits: 15.00

Required
BCPT 123Business Computing Basics3.00 credits
BTEC 117Accounting Procedures I3.00 credits
CMNS 152Business Communications Basics3.00 credits
RMCP 172Retail Technology/Store Management I3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list

If the following mathematics levels are met, an eligible elective may be taken in place of BTEC 115. Principles of Math 11 (C) or Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or Foundations of Math 11 (C) or BMTH 044 (C) or BMTH 048 (C) or MATH 096 (C) or MATH 097 (C) or Applications of Math 12 (pass) or Apprenticeship & Workplace Mathematics 12 (B) or Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or Principles of Math 12 (pass) or Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or BMTH 054 (pass).

BTEC 115Business Systems and Procedures3.00 credits
Elective (see Eligible Electives list below)3.00 credits

 

Second Term

Total credits: 15.00

Required
BADM 101Management3.00 credits
BADM 106Organizational Behaviour3.00 credits
BMKT 161Marketing3.00 credits
BTEC 217Accounting Procedures II3.00 credits
RMCP 173Retail Finance/Store Management II3.00 credits

 

Eligible Electives

Choose electives

Unless specific exclusions or inclusions are listed, all 100-level or higher undergraduate courses of 3 credits or more in a following subject area are eligible:

Faculty of Arts & Sciences AHIS, ANTH, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, CHIN, COMP, CRIM, ECON, ENGL, FNST, FNLG, FREN, GEOG, GEOL, GERM, HIST, JAPN, KIN, LBST, LING, MATH, PHIL, PHYS, POL, PSYC, SOC, SPAN, WGST, WMST
Faculty of Business & Professional Studies BADM, BCPT, BFIN, BMKT, CMNS (all except CMNS 105, 110, 115, 120, 123, 131, 133, 152, 154, 159, 164, 174, 205, 223, 305, 400, 498), IBUS, LAW (all except LAW 139, 499), LGST (only LGST 109, 110, 112, 125), MOA (only MOA 109, 110, 111, 112), RMCP
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development EAP (limited to maximum of 3 credits, EAP 100 (min. B+) or EAP 101 (min. B+)), EDUC (all except EDUC 176, 190, 267, 276, 277, 349, 381, 382, 390), HCA (all except HCA 110), MT (all except MT 330, 391, 490, 491), RADP (all except RADP 190, 290, 291), SEA (all except SEA 109)
Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts ACTR, AEM (AEM 148 only), ANIM, ASAS, CINE, COND, COST, DIGI, DOCS, DSGN, ENSM, ENSJ, FILM, IDEA (all except IDEA 246), IDES, IDF, INTE (all except INTE 119, 208), IVPA, JAZZ, MOPA, MUS, MUTH, PMI, SART, TECT (all except TECT 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285), THTR, TXTL (all except TXTL 230, 330), VFX
Faculty of Global & Community Studies HKIN, IDST, PADM (all except PADM 204, 205, 207, 306), REC (only REC 152, 252), TOUR (only TOUR 104, 111, 120, 135, 151, 227, 232, 306, 307, 326, 331, 341, 342, 343, 344, 423)

 

Total program credits: 30.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Sep 5, 2017 - Sep 4, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 9, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 27, 2018 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Jan 2, 2018 - Jan 8, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Nov 13, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Dec 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Application Dates

Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 3, 2019

Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts

Jul 8, 2019

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 19, 2019 4:00 PM

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status

Preference given to students with a minimum C grade in Math 11 and a minimum C+ grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Interview may be required.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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604 984 4900
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