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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 to meet graduation requirements.

General Education Requirements - Credits (16)

  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  Credits: (3)
  • Non-Sequential Science Survey  Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  Credits: (3)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)

Career and Salary Information

Career Median Salary
Advertising Sales Agent (BLS.gov) $46,290
Advertising Coordinator (Salary.com) $52,879

Career and salary information taken from http://BLS.gov and Salary.com.  Check out these websites for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

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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