Apr 22, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Marketing A.S., Merchandising Option


The degree map below is an example of how a full-time student can complete this degree in two years.  You should see an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for an Associate in Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
Humanities General Education Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A)  
A higher level Math may be selected based on student ACT or placement test score.
3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)  or CHEM 1315 - General Chemistry I (L)   4-5
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
MKTG 2343 - Customer Service   3
Total Credit Hours 16-17

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
ECON 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics (S)   3
MGMT 2123 - Leadership Development   3
MKTG 2423 - Principles of Marketing   3
Math General Education Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list.
MATH 2193 - Elementary Statistics  is highly recommended.
3
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 18

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ACCT 2213 - Financial Accounting   3
Human Development Elective.  Select one course from the following:
CHLD 2003 - Child Development in the Lifespan  
HSVC 2023 - Lifespan Development  
PSYC 2023 - Developmental Psychology  
3
Humanities General Education Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
MKTG 1313 - Sales and Negotiations   3
Science General Education Elective (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.