Ridgewater College offers several programs in the marketing field. Students can earn an A.A.S. degree or diploma in marketing and sales management. All of the programs offer a curriculum that centers on theory and practical experience through internships.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(13 Courses)
Choose either MSM 1012 or ADS 1012.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
MSM 1012 Business Presentations
MSM 1101 Principles of Marketing
MSM 1103 Basic Sales Techniques
MSM 1137 Business Math and Accounting
MSM 1212 Personal Finance
MSM 1220 Advertising
MSM 1818 Internship I 3*
MSM 2102 Professional Sales
MSM 2105 Computer Applications
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
MSM 2125 E-Commerce & Social Media
MSM 2203 Management Issues
MSM 2823 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Total Credits: 39  
 
Elective Courses
(select 6 credits from the courses below)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
MMDT 1152 Business of Multimedia
MSM 1000 Student Success
MSM 1819 Internship II 1-3*
MSM 2207 Merchandising Management
MSM 2833 International Business
MSM 2850 Small Business Development
MSM 2950 Special Projects/Topics 1-3*
Total Credits: 6  
 
Goal Area 1: Communications
Choose any goal 1 CMST class.
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 3  
 
Goal Area 5: History and the Social/Behavioral Sciences
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Choose one of the two options:
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ECON 2060 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2070 Principles of Macroeconomics
Total Credits: 3  
 
General Education Elective Courses
General Education courses will be selected from at least three (3) of the ten (10) goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer curriculum. Courses can be taken from any of the ten (10) goal areas.
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 9  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 60  

*Credits for this course are variable. See your Advisor about this course.