Ridgewater College offers several programs in the marketing field. Students can earn an AAS 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 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 15 credits from the courses below)
Choose 15 credits from any MSM, MMDT, ACCT, ADS, PHOT, or General Studies course approved by advisor
Course Title Credits
ACCT 1800 Business Law
ACCT 1810 Introduction to Accounting
ADS 1014 Written Business Communications
ADS 2015 Introduction to Project Management
GSIS 1403 Professional Developmental Skills
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
MMDT 1008 Introduction to Computer Graphics
MMDT 1015 Digital Video Production
MMDT 1057 Electronic Publishing
MMDT 1088 Basic Digital Photography
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: 15  
Total Diploma Credits: 54  

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