This program is designed to provide students an in-depth understanding of the various marketing disciplines. The marketing major will provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to find jobs in advertising, personal selling, marketing management, international marketing, retailing, marketing research and transportation among other careers. The curriculum is designed to cover trends in business and industry while considering professional ethics and social responsibility. A number of students with this major move to graduate study in management, marketing or other business specialties. 

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Degree Offerings

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B.S. Major:

  • 60 Hours
  • 2.0 GPA


Kansas City Accelerated: 8-week terms Online Accelerated: 8-week terms Extended Accelerated: 8-week terms

Academic Goals

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the marketing concept, and the ability to use the strategic marketing process to resolve marketing problems and explore marketing opportunities
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use quantitative techniques to analyze marketing strategies.
  3. Demonstrate a working knowledge of data integration and research methodology and their place in the marketing decision making process.
  4. Synthesize and analyze business/marketing concepts, applying critical thinking skills, knowledge of global and domestic environments, and an understanding and concern for the tenants of ethics and social responsibility.  
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of consumer knowledge and consumer analysis.
  6. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.