Retailing/Merchandising Certificate

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
BUS 1010 Introduction To Business3  
BUS 1230 Math for Business & Finance3  
CSN 1200 Using Internet and The World Wide Web3  
CSP 1203 Microsoft Office Professional I3  
MGT 2010 Principles of Management  3
MKT 1210 Principles of Marketing  3
MKT 1220 Sales/Retailing  3
SPH 1204 Oral Communication Skills for Business, Industry & Technology  3
Year Total: 12 12
Second YearCredits
ACT 1210 Fundamentals of Accounting3  
MGT 1230 Owning and Operating a Small Business3  
MKT 2210 Principles of Advertising3  
SDT 1203 Job Seeking Skills1  
Year Total: 10  
Total Credit Hours:  34

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or, (815) 224-0354. The program is specifically designed to prepare students for work in a retail environment. Further course work can be taken to complete the AAS degree in Marketing. Some courses may be available only at night or in specific semesters.


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