Degrees & Certificates
A.A. - Marketing
The Marketing degree provides an opportunity for students to acquire knowledge and training for careers in sales, advertising, and marketing. The competency-based curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of positions and to provide basic training for advancement to management positions and for transfer to four-year universities.
A.A. - Advertising and Sales Promotion
This degree program covers the general areas of marketing. In addition it provides the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in advertising. Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities with retail and general business organizations, advertising agencies, and advertising media (radio, television, magazines, newspapers and outdoor) companies.
A.A. - Retail Management
The Retail Management program builds on the general business curriculum and prepares students for a leadership role in the retail industry. Depending upon the size of the retail company, retail managers are responsible for one or more parts of a retail operation including sales, marketing, buying, merchandising, operations, inventory control, human resources, and finance.
Retail Management (WAFC) Certificate
The program gives an overview of the retail industry and the skills needed to succeed within this arena. It is designed to provide training for those wishing to be owners, managers, and employees of retail organizations. The Retail Management certificate meets the needs of industry leaders such as the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC).