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
(20 Courses)
Course Title Credits
MSM 1101 Principles of Marketing
MSM 1103 Basic Sales Techniques
MSM 1110 Computer Applications I
MSM 1137 Business Math and Accounting
MSM 1203 Written Business Communications
MSM 1205 Business Presentations
MSM 1212 Personal Finance
MSM 1220 Advertising
MSM 1818 Internship I 3-6*
MSM 1819 Internship II 1-3*
MSM 2102 Professional Sales
MSM 2104 Marketing Trends
MSM 2105 Computer Applications
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
MSM 2203 Management Issues
MSM 2207 Merchandising Management
MSM 2208 Sales Management
MSM 2601 Management Job Skills
MSM 2823 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MSM 2833 International Business
Total Credits: 58  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 52 while the section is listed as having 58 credits.
Elective Courses
(select 2 credits from the courses below)
Course Title Credits
MSM 1102 Retail Principles
MSM 1500 Professional/Leadership Development
MSM 1501 Professional/Leadership Development II
MSM 2125 E-Commerce & Social Media
MSM 2425 Independent Study 1-2*
MSM 2829 Marketing Research Fundamentals
Total Credits: 2  
Elective Courses
(select 6 credits from the courses below)
Students must take a total of six credits from three different categories.
Course Title Credits
GSCI 1302 Introduction to Computers
GSCM 1102 Applied Written Communications
GSCM 1112 Applied Oral Communications
GSIS 1502 Human Relations
GSWS 1451 First Aid/Safety
Total Credits: 6  
Total Diploma Credits: 66  

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