Effective Fall 2018, this certificate is no longer being offered at Middlesex Community College. However, continuing students already enrolled in this program may continue to pursue this certificate using the information below to ensure all requirements are met. It is highly recommended that current Advertising and Sales Promotion certificate students meet with their advisor to discuss all options.


This certificate prepares students for opportunities in media-related careers, or for work in creating printed materials for organizations. Courses balance essential skills with a liberal arts component, which emphasizes a communications competence. Students are prepared for job opportunities within the field. Students will be able to pursue a career or apply courses to an Associate in Science degree in Marketing. Learn More About This Program >

Program Coordinator

Sue Lugli Susan Lugli
Associate Professor, Business; Program Coordinator, Business Administration and Marketing Business Administration/Marketing
Phone: 860-343-5840
Email: slugli@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Wheaton 313

Graduation Checklist

Advertising & Sales Promotion Certificate – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.

Certificate Requirements

Advertising & Sales Promotion Certificate
(2017-18 Catalog)

credits Prerequisite?
(hover over course number to reveal description and prerequisite information)
ART*121, Two Dimensional Design 3 No, but you must take this course prior to taking DGA*231 and/or GRA*150
BMG*202, Principles of Management 3 Eligible for ENG*101
BMG*204, Managerial Communications 3 ENG*101 or ENG*101E.
BMK*201, Principles of Marketing 3 Eligible for ENG*101
BMK*230, Advertising & Promotion 3 BMK*201
COM*101, Intro to Mass Communication 3 Eligible for either ENG*101 ALP, ENG*101E, or ENG*101
DGA*110, Computer Graphics 3 No
DGA*231, Digital Page Design 3 ART*121
ENG*101, Composition 3 Yes
GRA*150, Intro to Graphic Design 3 ART*121 and DGA*110.
Total Program: 30

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