Marketing (MKTG)

MKTG 3324  Principles of Marketing  3 SCH  (3)  

Examination of marketing of goods and services by organizations and individuals in a free-enterprise economy. Topics covered include product, channels, price, promotion, consumer behavior, the legal and other uncontrollable environments and research, international marketing, strategy and control.

MKTG 3350  Adv Mktg for Entrepreneurs  3 SCH  (3)  

Successful strategies in an entrepreneurial environment; pursuing opportunities in a global business environment. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 3360  Sales  3 SCH  (3)  

The personal selling process and the use of a professional, customer-oriented, problem-solving approach in selling situations. The sales job, selection of salespeople, sales training programs and coordination/control of the sales function. Development of fundamentals of professional selling skills. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 3364  Integrated Marketing Comm  3 SCH  (3)  

Demand-stimulation processes of all elements of the promotional mix at all levels of the channel of distribution. Analysis of theoretical models and pragmatic applications of promotion in an organization. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 3365  Marketing Research  3 SCH  (3)  

Marketing research methods as applied to management problems involving marketing strategy and policy formulation, and economic-industry-firm-sales forecasts. Prerequisites: BUAD 3265 and MKTG 3324.

MKTG 3369  Consumr Purchas and Motivation  3 SCH  (3)  

Analysis and evaluation of the consumer's position in the marketing structure including patterns of consumer behavior and the psychological, social and cultural forces that underlie such patterns. Prerequisite: MKTG 3361.

MKTG 3370  Online Marketing  3 SCH  (3)  

Combines traditional marketing (situation analysis, marketing planning, and marketing implementation) with the enhanced capabilities of electronic resources. Emphasis on student group application through use of on-line exercises and critical analysis of existing Web sites. Computer literacy expected. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4310  Retail Marketing Management  3 SCH  (3)  

Analysis and conceptualization of the relationship among channel of distribution members, emphasizing the merchandising function of retail store management. Introduce applications of electronic commerce to retailing practice. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4315  Sales Management  3 SCH  (3)  

The strategic role fo the sales function and sales organization; developing and directing a sales force; and evaluating sales force performance. Role playing to help students experience realistic management scenarios. Prerequisite: MKTG 3360.

MKTG 4321  Negotiation/Dispute Resolution  3 SCH  (3)  

Emphasis on fundamental skills in the art of negotiation across a variety of settings, including business, law, marketing, sales; basics of both collaborative and competitive approaches including planning tools and techniques. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4325  Advanced Sales Topics  3 SCH  (3)  

Application of research skills to develop an in-depth analysis of one company's sales structure and its position relative to its competitors. A semester-long project will incorporate field study and database research identifying different sales structures and advantages. Prerequisites: MKTG 4315.

MKTG 4335  Supply Chain Management  3 SCH  (3)  

Purchasing; supplier relationship and supply chain management; inbound and outbound logistics. Role of technology in managing the supply chain. International logistics. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4340  Internship in Marketing  3 SCH  (3)  

An off-campus learning experience allowing the acquisition and application of marketing skills in an actual work setting. Prerequisite: approval of the department chair.

MKTG 4350  Consumer Behavior  3 SCH  (3)  

Analysis and evaluation of the consumer?s position in the marketing structure including patterns of consumer behavior and the psychological, social and cultural forces that underlie such patterns. Prerequisites: MKTG 3324 and MKTG 3365.

MKTG 4354  Sustainable Marketing  3 SCH  (3)  

Marketing as a role player in the creation of a more sustainable society. Tools to optimize marketing decisions with respect to the natural environment, human well-being and profits. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4356  Brand Management  3 SCH  (3)  

Focus on the creation, management, and growth of a brand - both traditionally and digitally - as an integral part of an organization's marketing strategy. Students will explore brand strategy, analyze progress, and learn to manage internal and external brand-related relationships. Prerequisite: MKTG 3324.

MKTG 4362  Marketing Res and Forecasting  3 SCH  (3)  

Marketing research methods as applied to management problems involving marketing strategy and policy formulation and economic-industry-firm-sales forecasts. Prerequisites: MKTG 3361 and BUAD 3355. Laboratory fee, $5.

MKTG 4363  International Marketing  3 SCH  (3)  

Examines marketing in other countries, the marketing implications of cultural and environmental differences, international marketing research, and adaptation of product, price, promotion, and distribution decisions to international environments. Topics include international trade theory and the multinational firm. Prerequisite: MKTG 3361.

MKTG 4380  Senior Research  3 SCH  (3)  

Research study under supervision of instructor resulting in a paper to be presented at a research symposium approved by the instructor. Prerequisites: senior standing and consent of instructor.

MKTG 4390  Marketing Mgmt and Analytics  3 SCH  (3)  

Capstone Marketing course for majors. Marketing functions in the firm and marketplace from the viewpoint of the marketing manager. Concepts and analytical tools used by marketing managers. Prerequisites: MKTG 3324, MKTG 3364 and MKTG 4350; senior standing.

MKTG 4395  Special Topics in Marketing  3 SCH  (0-3)  

Special studies in marketing. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.