Sales and Marketing Certificate

Brian Larson, Director

Students in the Sales and Marketing program are trained in sales and supportive tasks relating to retail or wholesale organizations. They study the application of the latest counselor selling techniques to assist clients in meeting needs. The curriculum also involves marketing activities, bookkeeping functions, and merchandising skills.

Certificate of Applied Science - Sales and Marketing

Missoula College

Catalog Year: 2014-2015

Degree Specific Credits: 34

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

CAS Sales and Marketing

Rule: All courses required

Note: See Program Director for scope and sequence advising.
Please refer to online schedule for online course availability.

Show All Course Descriptions Course Credits
Show Description ACTG 101 - Accounting Procedures I
Offered autumn and spring.  Basic double-entry accounting.  Emphasis on analyzing, journalizing, and posting transactions; trial balance, worksheet, financial statements, and adjusting/closing procedures, accounting systems, and cash control.
4 Credits
Show Description ACTG 102 - Accounting Procedures II
Offered autumn and spring.  Prereq., ACTG 101 with competency test score of 75% or better.  Expansion of ACTG 101 including receivables, inventories, plant and intangible assets, and expanded liabilities.  Includes partnerships, corporations, long-term liabilities, investments in debt and equity securities, and the statement of cash flow.
4 Credits
Show Description BMKT 109 - Visual Merchandising & Display
Offered spring. Introduction to various techniques used by retailers in the merchandising and displaying of goods. Analysis of different approaches and methods for effectiveness in actual retail settings. Includes display principles of balance, color, and focal point statements.
3 Credits
Show Description BMKT 112 - Applied Sales
Offered autumn. Course provides students with basic sales skills through the use of experiential training, role-playing and evaluating presentations.  Includes the steps in prospecting, opening, presenting, demonstrating, handling objections, and closing the sale.  Students will gain experience through role-playing activities, observations, and written presentations.
2 Credits
Show Description BMKT 114 - Psychology of Selling
Offered spring. Development of selling techniques which are used by many of the world's best companies and explanation of why they work. Includes the psychological reasons that prevent a prospect from purchasing a product or service and the techniques to motivate a prospect to buy.
3 Credits
Show Description BMKT 225 - Marketing
Offered autumn. An overview of marketing activities including the consumer buying decision process, distribution channels, the planning process, and new marketing trends. Students learn how to introduce a new product into the market place, target markets, and promote products through advertising and package design.
3 Credits
Show Description CAPP 120 - Introduction to Computers
Offered autumn and spring. Introduction to computer terminology, hardware, and software, including wire/wireless communications and multimedia devices. Students utilize word processing, spread sheet, database, and presentation applications to create projects common to business and industry in a networked computing environment. Internet research, email usage, and keyboarding proficiency are integrated.
3 Credits
Show Description COMX 250 - Intro to Public Relations
Offered autumn and spring. Introduction to the origin, scope, and nature of public relations activities. Investigation of policies, strategies, and procedures available to an organization in establishing and controlling its communications. Course will explore the impact of public relations and media through case studies and writing exercises.
3 Credits
Show Description CSCI 172 - Intro to Computer Modeling
Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., M 090 or higher; or ALEKS Math Placement Test Score >2. Problem solving and data modeling using computer productivity software. Emphasis using spreadsheets and database for data analysis. Credit not allowed for CSCI 172, CRT 172, and CS 172
3 Credits
Show Description M 115 - Probability and Linear Math
Offered every term. Prereq., M 090 with a grade of B- or better, or M 095, or ALEKS placement >= 3. Systems of linear equations and matrix algebra. Introduction to probability with emphasis on models and probabilistic reasoning. Examples of applications of the material in many fields.
3 Credits
Show Description WRIT 101 - College Writing I
UM: Offered every term. Prereq., WRIT 095 or proof of passing score on writing diagnostic examination, referral by WRIT 095 instructor-SAT writing score at or above 440, MUSWA at or above 3.5, SAT/ACT essay score at or above 7, or ACT Combined English/Writing score at or above 18. Expository prose and research paper; emphasis on structure, argument, development of ideas, clarity, style, and diction. Students expected to write without major faults in grammar or usage. Credit not allowed for both WRIT 101 and COM 101. Grading A-F, or NC (no credit). MC: Offered every term. Prereq., WRIT 095 or proof of appropriate SAT/ACT essay, English/Writing, writing section scores, appropriate MUSWA scores, or proof of passing scores on Writing Placement Exam). Expository prose and research paper; emphasis on structure, argument, development of ideas, clarity, style, and diction. Students expected to write without major faults in grammar or usage. Grading A-F, or NC (no credit).
3 Credits
Minimum Required Grade: C- 34 Total Credits Required