Business Studies / Marketing (BS)

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Get a top-notch business education with the opportunity to specialize in Southern New Hampshire University’s business studies program.

This degree is ideal for adult learners and traditional undergraduates who wish to transfer college credits, switch to business from another discipline or supplement a technical degree or background with a bachelor’s degree in business.

The program includes concentrations in a number of disciplines, enabling students to further tailor their studies. Students may choose more than one concentration, giving them even more of an edge in the job market.

Marketing Concentration
Marketing is a broad field that includes activities related to selecting, designing, packaging, pricing, advertising, selling, distributing and servicing products in the domestic and/or international marketplaces. It is the driving force in business. The degree to which companies respond to customer demands largely determines their success. This is the underlying note of all marketing activities.

Graduates are prepared to work in various areas of marketing, including retail management, professional sales, purchasing, advertising, research, product/brand management, product distribution and customer relations. Marketing positions exist in a wide variety of corporate settings, including multinational corporations, independently owned local businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Required Core Courses

General Education Program

Marketing Major Courses

INT-433: Multinational Marketing
This course covers the development of international marketing programs from the determination of objectives and methods of organization through the execution of research, advertising, distribution and production activities. International similarities and differences in marketing functions as related to the cultural, economic, political, social and physical dimensions of the environment are examined. Also considered are the changes in marketing systems and the adoption of marketing philosophies and practices to fill conditions in different countries. Offered as needed. Global marker.
Prerequisites:
MKT-113 and ECO-202
MKT-337: Marketing Research
This course compares and contrasts secondary and primary research with emphasis on the latter. Students explore different types of primary research as well as the basic research methods. It focuses primarily on the survey.
Prerequisites:
MKT-113 and MAT-220 or MAT-240
MKT-345: Consumer Behavior
This course explores the behavior that consumers display in searching, purchasing, using, evaluating and disposing of products. Offered every semester.
Prerequisites:
MKT-113 and PSY-108 or SOC-112
MKT-433: Multinational Marketing
This course explores the development of international marketing programs from the determination of objectives and methods of organization through the execution of research, advertising, distribution and production activities. Students examine the international similarities and differences in marketing functions as related to the cultural, economic, political, social and physical dimensions of the environment. Students also consider the changes in marketing systems and the adoption of marketing philosophies and practices to fill conditions in different countries. Offered once a year. Global marker.
Prerequisites:
MKT-113 and ECO-202

Students may select either MKT-433 or INT-433

Select Three of the Following:

QSO-330: Supply Chain Management
This course focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing.
Prerequisites:
MAT-240

Any course with an ADV or MKT prefix

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