Certificate of Completion in Marketing

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MKT263 Advertising Principles 3
MKT267 Principles of Sales 3

Program Electives

Students should select from the following courses in consultation with Department Advisor

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS103 Introduction to Social Media 3
MKT101 Introduction to Public Relations 3
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking 3
MKT268 Merchandising 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
BPC110 or
CIS105
Computer Usage and Applications or Survey of Computer Information Systems CS 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GBS120 Workplace Communication Skills 3
MKT263 Advertising Principles 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MKT267 Principles of Sales 3
RE Restricted Electives 3

Program Electives

Students should select from the following courses in consultation with Department Advisor

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS103 Introduction to Social Media 3
MKT101 Introduction to Public Relations 3
MKT110 Marketing and Social Networking 3
MKT268 Merchandising 3

Course Area Key