2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible: 11, 12, Adult
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the activities associated with the marketing of goods and services to customers. Students will gain an understanding of the role of retailing within a free-enterprise society, and the concepts and practices necessary for successfully carrying out the retail functions. This is an ideal course for those students who have a career interest in marketing or management. Students enrolled in this program will gain “real world” experiences through the operation of a mini-scale store. This is an ideal course for those students who have a career interest in marketing or management.
2 semesters – 3 periods – (PM Only)
Grades Eligible: 12, Adult
Prerequisites: Marketing 1 or instructor approval
This course is designed to help students learn the basic concepts and practices of marketing within our society. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the many elements of marketing, business management, and selling. Activities include the development, pricing, promotion, and distribution of various types of goods and services. Students enrolled in this course will also participate in the Marketing Internship program for paid, on-the-job training in a marketing occupation. Students may be released up to two periods from the regular school day to complete the on-the-job portion of this class. Those students working a minimum of 180 hours per semester (10 hours a week) will be released one period, and those working 360 hours per semester (20 hours a week) will be released two periods. Participation in the Internship is not automatic. The instructor must approve the training site during the first week of class.
Internship in Marketing
½ credit per semester minimum of 180 hours; 1 credit per semester minimum of 360 hours
Programs are individualized.
Grades Eligible: 12
Prerequisites: Application and instructor approval
This is a cooperative program with business and industry which provides supervised paid on-the-job training in a marketing occupation. The Marketing II class must be taken in conjunction with the work experience. Students may be released up to two (2) periods from the regular school day. If the student’s work program is after 3:00pm, he/she may be released up to two (2) periods from the regular school day. It is optimal for students to remain in the same workstation for the length of the program. Students must have prior instructor approval to change workstations.
How to Apply:
- High School Students: Contact your school's guidance counselor. Prerequisites may apply.
- Adult Students:
- Schedule to take WorkKeys with the CTC assessment office
- Complete an application & make deposit ($100)
- Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)
- Submit background check form
- Classes Schedule: Monday - Friday
- August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).
- Typical Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
- Typical Afternoon block schedule is 12:15 - 2:40
For specific meeting date & time along with estimated tuition & fees, please see the latest CTC Program Catalog
For More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our Advisors.
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