University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Sales and Marketing C.A.S.

Marketing is a vital function of any organization. The objective is to market and effectively sell products or services to sustain itself, whether for profit or not-for-profit. Opportunity is limitless, the job is never boring, you work with people, and jobs are in demand. You will train in professional sales, learn and practice exceptional customer service, and understand the psychology of selling to assist clients in meeting needs and solving problems. The curriculum also involves marketing activities, bookkeeping functions, and merchandising skills. Successful marketing and sales professionals are creative, self-motivated, optimistic, work well in team environments, are organized and detail-minded.

Certificate of Applied Science - Sales and Marketing


Sales and Marketing Required Courses30
Total Hours30

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Note: See Program Director for advising regarding scope and sequence, course prerequisites, and math and writing placement assessments.

Sales and Marketing Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ACTG 101Accounting Procedures I3
or ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
BGEN 105SIntroduction to Business3
BGEN 215Career Readiness3
BMKT 112Applied Sales3
BMKT 225Marketing3
COMX 111AIntroduction to Public Speaking3
CSCI 172Intro to Computer Modeling3
or CAPP 156 MS Excel
ECNS 201SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
M 115Probability and Linear Mathematics3
WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours30

Minimum Required Grade: C-