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
(14 Courses)
Course Title Credits
MMDT 1002 Graphic Visualization
MMDT 1004 Introduction to Typography
MMDT 1006 Color Theory
MMDT 1008 Introduction to Computer Graphics
MMDT 1021 HTML and CSS
MMDT 1051 Image Editing
MSM 1101 Principles of Marketing
MSM 1103 Basic Sales Techniques
MSM 1205 Business Presentations
MSM 1212 Personal Finance
MSM 1220 Advertising
MSM 2105 Computer Applications
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
MSM 2125 E-Commerce & Social Media
Total Credits: 36  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 38 while the section is listed as having 36 credits.
Elective Courses
(select 9 credits from the courses below)
Course Title Credits
MMDT 1001 Solving Computer Problems
MMDT 1041 Information Illustration
MMDT 1057 Electronic Publishing
MMDT 1112 Animation for Web Design
MMDT 1114 Animation for Web Design II
MMDT 1144 Multimedia and the Web
MSM 1500 Professional/Leadership Development
MSM 1818 Internship I 3-6*
MSM 1819 Internship II 1-3*
MSM 2425 Independent Study 1-3*
Total Credits: 9  
General Education Required Courses
(2 Courses)
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
Total Credits: 6  
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.