Business Administration: Marketing Concentration
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Concentration in Marketing will prepare students with the people, communication, creative, and time management skills necessary to successfully manage marketing functions of organizations. The business core courses provide the fundamentals of business operations, management, ethics, human resources, international business, and communications. The focus of the Marketing Concentration is on the latest principles and technologies in today’s high-tech business environment including sales, marketing research, consumer behavior, advertising, ecommerce, web page development, and retail management. The curriculum provides basic marketing knowledge and experience that is useful across a range of industrial, commercial (including small businesses), and non-profit environments.
The Marketing Concentration will prepare students for positions related to the creation, pricing, promotion, and distribution of goods, services, or ideas. More specifically, graduates will be prepared to pursue careers in sales, distribution, public relations, advertising, marketing research, retailing, new product development, and global marketing.
About the curriculum
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Accreditation & Industry Connections
The Accounting and Business programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for advertising and promotions managers was $88,590 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,270, and the top 10 percent earned more than $187,200.
The median annual wage for marketing managers was $119,480 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $62,650, and the top 10 percent earned more than $187,200.
Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services||8,610||$64.54||$134,250|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||2,670||$51.30||$106,710|
|Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers||1,740||$44.47||$92,500|
|Radio and Television Broadcasting||1,460||$44.96||$93,510|
|Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations||870||$47.54||$98,890|
*Statistics reported in May 2012
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Clubs & Activities
Alpha Chi (ΑΧ)
Delta Mu Delta (ΔΜΔ)
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student-managed Investment Fund
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Business Administration Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.