Marketing – Management Program

The Management-Manager/Supervisor program prepares individuals to seek employment or advancement in business, industry, government or service organizations. The Manager-Supervisor program develops the cognitive, problem solving, human relations, and technological skills that are necessary in operating the new design system for today’s global economy. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to page 31 for more information.

Mission

The mission of the Manager/Supervisor program at South Suburban College is to meet the needs of individuals to effectively function within a modern business environment, as it relates to understanding positions in the field of supervisor or manager. Students are also able to prepare for program specific certifications.

Our vision is to provide students with a clear understanding of communication, human relations, critical thinking and problem solving skills required to effectively supervise/manage within the business environment. Student will be better prepared to enter into a four year university or increase their job opportunities.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Through quality instruction from faculty and input from the Advisory Board Committee, the following goals have been established for students in the Management Program:

  • understand the principles of management involved in managing people, products, and/or services.
  • develop interpersonal and human relations skills required to interact and motivate staff for positive business outcomes.
  • develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills directly related to positions in management.
  • gain valuable on-the-job work experience in the field of supervisor/manager by completing an internship within a professional office environment.

Marketing-Management (MKT.AAS.MGMT)

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1

Cluster 1 Credits
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 101 Composition & Rhetoric 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
PHL 102
 
PSY 101
Ethics
OR
Introduction to Psychology
3
 
3
Core Courses Credits
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 108 Intro to Business 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
BLW 201
 
BLW 203

Introduction to Business Law
OR
Legal Environment of Business
3
 
3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Application 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
Cluster 3 Credits
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 203 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 204 Principles of Retailing 3
BUS 206 Direct Marketing Methods 3
BUS 210 Principles of Sales 3
BUS 211 Principles of Advertising 3
BUS 253 Marketing-Management Internship 3
BUS Electives ART 130
OR
BUS 221 (PSY 101 is a prerequisite for BUS 221.)
OR
BUS 224
OR
BUS 227
3
Minimum for Degree: 61

Marketing-Management Certificate (MKT.CERT.MNGT)

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1

Cluster 1 Credits
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 211 Principles of Advertising 3
BUS 203 Principles of Marketing 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
BUS 210 Principles of Sales 3
Cluster 2 Credits
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 204 Principles of Retailing 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy & Applications 3
Minimum for Certificate: 34

Basic Certificate

The retail industry provides numerous entry-level positions. This certificate is designed to provide an understanding of the retail industry and to develop skills in the area of sales and marketing.

Retailing (MKT.BASIC.RETAIL) Credits
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 203 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 204 Principles of Retailing 3
BUS 210 Principles of Sales 3
Total Credit Hours: 15