The Department of Business strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to intellectual growth and ethical behavior. The courses are designed to provide a foundation of general business knowledge on which individual programs within the department can build. Internships are available for qualified students.
Students earning a degree in Marketing will be prepared and eligible to work in broad array of career paths such as Market Research Analyst, Advertising Manager, Brand Manager, Media Buyer, Event Planner, Chief Marketing Officer, Promotions Manager, Sports Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Sales Management, Customer Service, Advertising Account Manager, Advertising Account Planner, Advertising Copywriter, Creative Director, Social Media Manager, Online Community Manager, and Digital Strategist. Students successfully completing a Marketing major will be able to understand the importance of professional behavior, possess a strong work ethic, and be prepared to pursue lifelong learning including graduate studies and beyond.
Students are encouraged to use their selection of frames of reference courses and other free elective courses to broaden their experiences and exposure to other ways of thinking and to other disciplines. Free elective course work can be from any discipline and can be, but need not be, used to fulfill requirements for a minor, specialization, etc.
Students completing a Bachelor of Science in Marketing will be proficient in:
- Defining key marketing issues;
- Analyzing situations and solving problems;
- Synthesizing data and making recommendations;
- Working in individual and group environments;
- Recognizing and using effective verbal, visual, and written communication skills;
- Possessing the computer and technology skills generally used in business.