AAS — Sales Marketing & Management

Successful business people typically possess high levels of sales, marketing and/or management expertise. If you are interested in a rewarding career in this exciting field, this Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree will be a great fit for you. The 60-credit program focuses on developing decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving and technology.

Instruction and hands-on training will cover topics including the principles of bookkeeping, markets and resource allocation, principles of marketing and principles of management, professional sales, retail management and marketing management, and small business management.


Sales, Marketing & Management prepares graduates for career advancement, self-employment or positions in customer service, retail sales and management. Other options are business-to-business sales for wholesalers, manufacturers and service industries. Entry-level management jobs include department manager, management trainee and small business manager or owner.

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Next Steps

Upon graduation, the credits earned through this AAS degree can be transferred to Mayville State (N.D.) University and apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Business Administration, an online program.

College Readiness

A learner may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A learner’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare learners for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Degree Requirements

Course #Course NameCredit
Required Courses
ECON 2204Markets & Resource Allocation3
ENGL 1111College Writing I3
SPCH 1110Intro to Public Speaking3
ACCT 1100Principles of Bookkeeping3
ACCT 1000Financial Information for Life3
CPTR 1104Computerized Business Applications3
ADMS 1116Business Communications3
MKTG 1106Professional Sales3
MKTG 1108Customer Relations Mgmt3
MKTG 1112Retailing Management3
MKTG 1116Advertising & Promotion3
MKTG 2200Prin of Management3
MKTG 2204Advanced Professional Selling3
MKTG 2220Human Resource Management3
MKTG 2214E-Marketing3
MKTG 2232Marketing Management3
MKTG 2236Small Business Management3
 General Education Electives6
Total Credits: 60