Marketing Associate in Applied Science

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable. 

First YearCredits
ACT 1210 Fundamentals of Accounting (^)
or ACT 1010 Financial Accounting
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business3  
BUS 1201 Let's Talk Business (is preferred*^)2  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance (is preferred*^)3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I
or CSI 1002 Intro To Business Computer Systems
CSP 2203 Microsoft Office Professional II  3
ENG 1205 Writ Comm Skills for Bus Ind & Tech (is preferred unless transferring)
or ENG 1001 English Composition I
MKT 1210 Principles of Marketing  3
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology
or SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech
AAS General Education course  3
Year Total: 14 15
Second YearCredits
BUL 2000 The Legal Environment of Business3  
MGT 2010 Principles of Management3  
MKT 2210 Principles of Advertising3  
Supporting elective**3  
Supporting elective**3  
AAS General Education course1  
BUS 2210 Business Internship  3
ECN 1202 Fundamentals of Economics (*)  3
MGT 2220 Principles of Supervision  3
MKT 1220 Sales/Retailing  3
Supporting elective**  3
Year Total: 16 15
Total Credit Hours:  60

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360, or, (815) 224-0354.

^ACT 1210, BUS 1010, & BUS 1201 should be taken together as a learning community. 

Students are strongly encouraged to complete the required courses in the order they are listed above. Some advanced courses may only be available at night or in specific semesters.

*Alternate options:

  • for BUS 1201: CSP 2204, CSD 1210, CSN 1200

  • for BUS 1230: ECN 2004, MTH 1008, MTH 1003, MTH 1004, MTH 1005, MTH 1006, MTH 1007, MTH 2001

  • for ECN 1202: ECN 2002 or ECN 2003

**​Supporting electives: 

Choose a course with one of the following prefixes: ACT, BUS, CSC, CSD, CSG, CSI, CSN, CSO, CSP, CSS, CSW, ECN, FIN, LDS, MGT, MKT

Refer to the General Education for Associate in Applied Science list for options to fulfill the AAS General Education courses.