Marketing (MKT) at Central Virginia Community College


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MKT 100 - Principles of Marketing
Presents principles, methods, and problems involved in marketing to consumers and organizational buyers. Discusses problems and policies connected with distribution and sale of products, pricing, promotion, and buyer motivation. Examines variations of marketing research, legal, social, ethical, e-commerce, and international considerations in marketing.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 110 - Principles of Selling
Presents a fundamental, skills-based approach to selling and relationship building. Emphasizes learning effective interpersonal communication skills in all areas of the sales process through skill-building activities. Examines entry-level sales careers in retailing, wholesaling, services and industrial selling.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MKT 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MKT 201 - Introduction to Marketing
Introduces students to the discipline of marketing and the need to create customer value and relationships in the marketplace. Presents an overview of the marketing principles and management strategies, along with the analytical tools used by organizations in the creation of a marketing plan.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 221 - Public Relations
Introduces public relations as a marketing activity and focuses on media relations, publicity, strategic planning, public relations research, communication with multiple audiences, and the elements of an effective public relations campaign to influence public opinion. Equips students with the basis skills for writing publicity materials and coordinating public relations campaigns and media kits. This course is cross-listed with CST 221. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 221 Detailed Outline
MKT 228 - Promotion
Presents an overview of integrated marketing communications through advertising, public relations, personal selling and sales promotion. Focuses on coordinating these activities into an effective campaign to promote sales for a particular product, business, institution or industry.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 229 - Marketing Research
Introduces the marketing research process to include methodology, data collection, sampling, and analysis. Focuses on planning basic research studies and applying the findings to marketing decisions.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 260 - Customer Service Management
Examines the role of customer service in achieving a firm's long-term goals; discuses the basic principles of effective customer service; explores the tasks and responsibilities of a customer service manager. Includes such topics as purpose of customer service; establishment of customer service goals and policies; recruitment, selection and training of customer service employees motivation techniques; empowering employees for better decision making; and evaluation of customer service employees and program.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 275 - International Marketing
Examines the role of global business as well as the environments in which they operate. Covers marketing strategies as they apply to global markets and contrasts them with domestic strategies.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 282 - Principles of E-Commerce
Studies on-line business strategies, and the hardware and software tools necessary for Internet commerce. Includes the identification of appropriate target segments, the development of product opportunities, pricing structures, distribution channels and execution of marketing strategies.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
MKT 284 - Social Media Marketing
Surveys the use of social networks and online communities such as blogs, wikis, virtual events that allow companies to expand their interaction with customers and develop relationships with collaborative communities. Emphasizes the ongoing transformation of the way companies adjust their marketing plans to improve interaction with customers online.
Credit Hours: 3, Lecture Hours: 3, Lab Hours: 0, Total Contact Hours: 3
3 credits
MKT 284 Detailed Outline
MKT 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
MKT 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-6 credits
MKT 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits