MARKETING


Marketing I

2 semesters – 3 periods – (AM Only)
Grades Eligible:  11, 12, Adult

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 many elements of marketing, business management and selling as it relates to retailing and retail businesses.  This course will explore topics ranging from selling, cashiering, customer relations, pricing and promotion.  The student store will be used as a learning lab, and students will rotate through various positions for experiential learning before testing on course standards.  This is an ideal course for those students who have a career interest in marketing, manement or retailing.

Marketing

Marketing II
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.  This is an ideal course for those students who have a career interest in marketing or management.  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 an internship is not an automatic assignment.  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 More information call 573.334.0826 and speak to our counselor.

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