Careers in retail are one of the fast growing occupations in our economy and comprise a large segment of our workforce. In addition, careers in retail management and professional sales can be quite lucrative. Here is your chance to gain skills in business communication, teamwork, sales presentations, and business professionalism.
The Retail Sales program is a one semester course that will give you the training and experience you need to launch a career in sales. An internship at a local business is an integral part of the course and a dress code is required for students training in stores. Mathematics is also stressed through class instruction and practical retail sales applications.
Retail Sales students should have average or better skills in reading and writing and math. Students should also have a solid attendance record and are accountable to both the KHSD and their assigned store’s dress code.
Students earn 5 units Math and 10 units of elective credits each semester toward their high school graduation.
This is a career awareness class which instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Retail Sales students often pursue careers in the following: