Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Business - Marketing Concentration - A.A.S.


For more information on this program, contact the Business and Technology division at 615-230-3301 or at bustechinfo@volstate.edu.

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 Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

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 BLS.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) $49,680
Advertising Coordinator (Salary.com) $57,532

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 - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


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

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


Required Major Core Course Elective (See List Above) Credits: (6)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


Required Major Core Course Electives (See List Above) Credits: (6)