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Marketing

A.S.

Expected Hours for A.S. Degree

60

What is Marketing, A.S.?

The Associate of Science in marketing is designed as a guide for students who plan to transfer and earn a Bachelor of Science degrees at other colleges and universities. Students interested in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, office administration or related fields should consider this curriculum. This program emphasizes financial and managerial accounting, microeconomics and macroeconomics at this level.

What will I learn?

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to do the following:

  1. Explain the role of accounting in business and how accounting information systems are used to gather, summarize, report, and analyze financial data.
  2. Perform the steps in the accounting cycle, complying with generally accepted accounting principles.
  3. Determine the application, interpretation, and financial statement effect of specific accounting methods and procedures.
  4. Analyze and interpret financial statements and demonstrate an understanding of managerial accounting concepts and calculations.
  5. Analyze and evaluate structures and processes of diverse macroeconomic and microeconomic systems using a variety of basic economic tools and measurements.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of how economic and political activity influences the behavior of individuals and groups and how, in turn, they influence economic and political activity.
  7. Examine the economic theories and research that have formed the basis of microeconomic and macroeconomic policies for two centuries.  

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Marketing Emphasis (TTP): Transfer Degree (AS)
    • If you plan to continue to a four-year institution in Business

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

ACCT 1010*

Principles of Accounting I

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

MATH 1530**

Intro to Statistics

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
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  • Successful completion of learning support required for ENGL 1010.
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  • Successful completion of Math learning support required for Natural Sciences.
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  • Work with your advisor to discuss Spring registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!
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  • Determine as early as possible what university you want to transfer to and discuss with your advisor.
  • **Students planning transfer to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville must complete MATH 2050 - Calculus-based Probability and Statistics. 

Spring Semester

ACCT 1020*

Principles of Accounting II

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

MATH 1630

or

MATH 1130

or

MATH 1710

Finite Math

or

College Algebra

or

Precalculus Algebra***

3

COMM 2025

Fundamentals of Communication


3

HIST 2310

or

HIST 2010

Early World History

or

Early Unidted States History*


3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • Successful completion of ACCT 1010 required for progression to ACCT 1020. A grade of C or higher is highly recommended.
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  • Successful completion of learning support required or two years of high school algebra for MATH 1530
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  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
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  • Work with your advisor to discuss Fall registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!

Now is a good time to start talking with your advisor about your four-year college plans.  They can assist you with making the right course selections and the transfer process you will need to initiate as you also prepare to graduate from CSCC.

Cooperative Education and Service-Learning Experiences are great ways to gain hands-on experience in your career field and make sure your selected career is a good fit for you. These experiences are also great to share in future job interviews and resumes.  Email coopeducation@clevelandstatecc.edu for more information

  • ***Students transferring to ETSU, MTSU or UT Knoxville should take MATH 1630 - Finite Mathematics. Students transferring to TSU, TTU, University of Memphis, UT Chattanooga or UT Martin should take a college algebra course.

Fall Semester

ECON 2200

Principles of Microeconomics

3

MATH 1830

Applied Calculus****

3

HIST 2320

or

HIST 2020

Modern World History

or

Modern United States History*

3


ART 2000

or

MUS 1030


Art History Survey I

or

Introduction to Music 


3

ASTR 1010

or

BIOL 1010

Solar System Astronomy

or

Introduction to Biology 

4



Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
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Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu.

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  • Work with your advisor to discuss Spring registration when contacted. Remember, advising is key to success!
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  • MATH 1830 - Applied Calculus or equivalent course is required at ETSU, UT Knoxville, University of Memphis, UT Chattanooga, TSU and TTU. ****MATH 1830 - Applied Calculus or equivalent is not required at UT Martin, APSU or MTSU and the student may instead wish to select an alternate guided elective in consultation with an academic advisor.
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  • You will also want to begin the process to apply to the four-year university you plan to attend after your CSCC graduation.

Spring Semester

ECON 2100

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

PHIL 1040

Introduction to Ethics

3

PSYC 1030

or

CPED 1100

 

General Psychology

or 

Career Exploration

 

3

or

1

 

ENGL 2110

or

ENGL 2120

Early American Literature

or

Modern American Literature

3

ASTR 1020

or

BIOL 1020

Stars + Galaxies

or

Diversity of Life

4


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
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Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu.

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  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
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  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on CougarNet.
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  • Complete required graduate exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exam by going to mycs.cc/testing.
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