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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Professional Sales (CRT.SALES)

The certificate in Professional Sales prepares students for entry level positions in sales. Employees can use this program to prepare for upward mobility and/or update sales and marketing skills. All courses satisfactorily completed in this certificate program will apply to the associate in applied science degree with a major in management or marketing.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-090
Prin of Retailing

BUS-090
Prin of Retailing

Designed for those owning or planning to become owners of a retail business, those involved or planning to become involved in the management function of a retail business, and/or those desiring a general knowledge of retailing as an institution.

Course Outline

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BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

BUS-247
Principles of Marketing

Covers the selection of target markets; the controllable variables of the marketing mix including product, place, price and promotion; and the uncontrollable variables including legal environment, economic environment, resources and objectives, cultural environment and the existing business structure.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-092
Principles of Selling

BUS-092
Principles of Selling

Covers the various aspects of the personal selling process including organizational buying motives, consumer behavior, approaching the customer, making the presentation, handling objections, techniques for closing the sale, and managing the salesforce.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students a practical strategy for creating successful communication products used in business.


Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of computer software. These learning activities include MS Windows, word processing, spreadsheet design, database management, Internet access, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
BUS-094
Business Math

BUS-094
Business Math

Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, purchasing, selling, interest, future value, present value, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

Course Outline

3.0
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Career Elective

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Career Elective

No Description Available
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3.0
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Career Elective

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Career Elective

No Description Available
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3.0

Semester Totals

24.0

Total Program Hours

24.0
 

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