The Division of Management, Marketing & MIS offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing.

Graduates of the program add value to many types of organizations. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a technological business environment because they have mastered many professional skills.

The job of Marketing is to get and keep customers by determining and satisfying customer needs and wants in a diverse market. This is done by making sure the company has the right products and/or services and that these are correctly promoted, distributed, and priced. The B.B.A. in Marketing prepares you to professionally carry out these responsibilities.

Careers awaiting the graduate with a B.B.A. degree in Marketing include:

  • Marketing Director
  • Salesperson
  • Sales Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Account Executive
  • Branch Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Buyer
  • Store Manager

Average yearly salary of $49,600.

Students who graduate with a B.B.A. in Marketing will develop the following skills:

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Selling skills – product, price, promotio and distribution tools
  • Market and distribution research
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of market data
  • Development, analysis, and modification of marketing plans and strategy
  • Foreign marketing environments
  • Consumer behavioral patterns
  • Research skills

 

Requirements

 

Core Business Courses

  • ACC 215, 216 – Principles of Accounting
  • ECN 250 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 253 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN 323 – Principles of Finance
  • LE 207 – Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 218 – Business Statistics
  • MGT 320 – Principles of Management
  • MGT 460 – Strategic Management
  • MIS 200 – Bus Computer Applications
  • MIS 290 – Principles of Mgt. Info. Syst.
  • MKT 340 – Principles of Marketing

Major Courses

  • MKT 231 – Principles of Selling
  • MKT 341 – Promotion Management
  • MKT 350 – Supply Chain Logistics
  • MKT 371 – International
  • Marketing
  • MKT 437 – Consumer Behavior
  • MKT 442 – Marketing Research
  • MKT 465 – Marketing Management
  • Marketing Electives (12 hours)

 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Rex McClure, Division Head
Division of Management and Marketing
Marshall University
College of Business
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Corbly Hall 421
304.696.7042
email: mcclurer@marshall.edu