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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Business - Marketing Concentration - A.A.S.


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This concentration is designed to prepare students with knowledge and skills that can assist their career growth in the growing field of marketing. Typical duties performed by career oriented marketing employees include management of retail departments and store settings, personal selling, management of customer service, purchasing assistance, and merchandise management. Marketing employment is expected to grow as a part of the workforce well into the next century. Solid opportunities exist for growth from entry level to career sustaining and management responsibilities. Representative job titles include retail department manager, assistant and store manager, sales representative, merchandise manager, and purchasing assistant.

All Business students are required to take the business exit exam and the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website BSL.gov and Salary.com or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Median Salary
Advertising Sales Agent (BLS.gov) $39,130
Advertising Coordinator (Salary.com) $58,016

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

 

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Non-Sequential Science (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Electives  Credits: (2)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)    

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