General Education Requirements: See College of Business General Education Requirements .
General Statement: Marketing includes all activities concerned with ascertaining and satisfying the needs and desires of individual and organizational buyers/consumers. It is consequently a function of prime importance in all forms of organizations. The marketing program is designed to facilitate both entry into marketing and long-term professional advancement. Emphasis is placed on marketing management.
Those who choose marketing as a career will be involved in product development and improvement, consumer research, pricing, promotion, sales, and distribution. Professional careers are open to marketing students in advertising firms, research organizations, retail organizations, retail and wholesale firms, and other service organizations, as well as a wide range of manufacturing, service, and non-profit groups devoted to supplying goods or services to meet the needs of the customer/buyer.