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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Business Administration (B A)

B A 303 Marketing (3) An overview of marketing for non-business majors. Topics include customer behavior, service/product development, pricing, and promotion in diverse markets.

B A 303 Marketing (3)

The goal of BA 303 is to provide broad-based exposure and understanding of marketing and its processes. The course is meant to be a “stand alone” marketing course for those interested in the role of marketing within the business context and will cover a range of topics from the basic (what is marketing) to the processes (market segmentation, marketing strategy, development of product, price, place and promotion) to the broader societal questions (why marketing exists, ethics, the future of marketing). There will also be an opportunity to examine marketing from the perspective of various industries for non-business students.

Exams will test factual knowledge of marketing and the marketing process. Written homework assignments will ask students to work both individually and in teams to apply course concepts. These may include assignments developing one’s skill set in consumer psychology, target market selection, writing a positioning statement, developing a marketing plan, new product development concepts, promotional campaign ideas, and ethical questions to discuss and debate. Students may also be asked to form small groups for discussion and/or make presentations to the class based on set marketing topics specific to one’s area of interest. Students will also be expected to participate in class discussions.

A student may not receive credit towards graduation for both B A 303 and MKTG 221 or MKTG 221W. Furthermore, a student may not receive credit towards graduation for both B A 303 and MKTG 301 or MKTG 301W.

 


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2015 Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: ECON 102

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.