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 Name Credit
MKTG 1106 Professional Sales 3.00
MKTG 1112 Retailing Management 3.00
MKTG 1116 Advertising & Promotion 3.00
MKTG 2100 Principles of Marketing 3.00
MKTG 2214 E-Marketing 3.00
CPTR 1104 Computerized Business Applications 3.00
ACCT 1000 Financial Information for Life 3.00
ADMS 1116 Business Communications 3.00
MKTG 1108 Customer Relations Mgmt 3.00
MKTG 2204 Advanced Professional Selling 3.00
Choose one of the following:
ACCT 1100 Principles of Bookkeeping 3.00
ACCT 1134 Computerized Accounting Applications 3.00
MKTG 2200 Prin of Management 3.00
MKTG 2220 Human Resource Management 3.00
MKTG 2232 Marketing Management 3.00
MKTG 2236 Small Business Management 3.00
ECON 2204 Markets & Resourc e Allocation 3.00
ENGL 1111 College Writing I 3.00
SPCH 1110 Intro to Public Speaking 3.00
General Education Electives 6
Total Credits: 60

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