Sales, Marketing, & Management

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.A.S.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks, Online

Program Description

This program prepares students to succeed in the marketplace of the 21st century. This program provides students with the essential skills necessary for a variety of careers in the sales, marketing, and management fields. Curriculum includes instruction in the following areas: sales, marketing, research, customer service, telemarketing, and small business planning. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in management decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving, and technology skills. Particular emphasis is placed the use of computer technology.

The Customer Service Certificate (16 cr) also offers marketing courses.


Employment

There are many employment opportunities for students seeking a career in the sales, marketing, and management field. Approximately, one out of every five people work in this fast-paced and dynamic field. Students may find diverse employment opportunities in retail, wholesale, production, or service related enterprises. Graduates in this program have careers that include sales representatives, managers, business owners, food brokers, buyers, merchandisers, and customer service representatives.

According to CAREERwise, the median hourly pay as a Marketing Manager in the state of Minnesota is $59.34 per hour. The employment outlook through 2024 is expected to grow approximately 7.0%, a high-growth career.


Program Course Listings

View semester order by campus: East Grand Forks | Distance Education

Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
ACCT 1108 Busn Math/Calculators 3
BUSN 2210 Prin of Management 3
BUSN 2218 Legal Environment Busn 3
CPTR 1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
MKTG 1108 Customer Relations Mgmt 3
MKTG 2116 Advertising 3
MKTG 2120 Supervisory Leadership 3
MKTG 2200 Prin of Marketing 3
MKTG 2201 Prin of Sales 3
MKTG 2205 Prin of Retailing 3
MKTG 2304 Applied Sales Techniques 3
MKTG 2306 Small Business Mgmt 3
MKTG 2320 Marketing Management 3
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3
SOCI 1101 Intro to Sociology 3
SPCH 1101 Intro to Public Speaking 3
  G5: History/Social Elec ( *See Elective Options Listed Below ) 3
  MN Transfer Curriculum Electives 3
  Area of Interest Electives ( *See Elective Course Options Listed Below ) 6
TOTAL CREDITS: 60
 

Area of Interest Elective Course Options

For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.

Course # Course Name Credits
ACCT 1100 Prin of Bookkeeping 3
ACCT 1104 Payroll 3
ACCT 1124 Spreadsheet Concepts 3
ADMS 1100 Keyboarding I 3
ADMS 1102 Keyboarding II 3
ADMS 1110 Word Processing 3
ADMS 1114 Desktop Pub/Pres Graph 3
ADMS 1116 Business Communications 3
ADMS 1120 Office Procedures 3
BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Phys I 3
BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Phys II 3
BUSN 2221 Prin of Accounting I 4
BUSN 2222 Prin of Accounting II 4
CPTR 1128 Help Desk Concepts 3
CPTR 1136 Networking I 4
CPTR 1500 Intro Web Concepts 3
CRLT 2103 Job Seeking/Keeping 1
HPER 1410 First Aid/CPR 1
MKTG 2300 Marketing Research 3
MKTG 2900 Internship I 3
MKTG 2920 Internship II 3
SSCI 1101 Human Relations 3
G5: History/Social Science Electives
ECON 2201 Microeconomics 3
ECON 2202 Macroeconomics 3

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