Sales/Sales Management Three-Year Graduation Plan

This is a model three-year graduation plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, our choice of general education electives and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in three years, including three summer semesters.

First semester (fall)

First semester courses Credit hours
ENG 110 Writing I3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations2
MTH 135 or above (not 145) 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology3
CIS/CSC 101 or waiver0-2
Globalization3
Total hours14-16

Second semester (spring)

Second semester courses Credit hours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics3
HST 121 or HST 1223
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business2
General Education course4
Total hours17

Third semester (summer)

Third semester courses Credit hours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
Total hours9

Fourth semester (fall)

Fourth semester courses Credit hours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business3
MGT 286 Business Communications3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics3
General Education course3
General Education course3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (spring)

Fifth semester courses Credit hours
MGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Management3
FIN 380 Financial Management3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing3
ENG 210 or ENG 2213
General Education course3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (summer)

Sixth semester courses Credit hours
General Education course4
Elective3
Total hours7

Seventh semester (fall)

Seventh semester courses Credit hours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies1
MKT 474 or MKT 4643
Major Elective (see list below)3
MKT 360 Marketing Research3
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior3
MKT 352 Personal Selling3
Elective 1
Total hours17

Eighth semester (spring)

Eighth semester courses Credit hours
MKT 451 Advanced Selling3
MKT 452 Sales Management3
MGT 364 or MKT 4503
MKT 485 or MGT 4863
MKT 472 Advanced Marketing3
Elective 2
Total hours17

Ninth semester (summer)

Ninth semester courses Credit hours
MGT 487 or CIS 4293
Total hours6

GPA requirements

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to a degree program in COB.

First sixty hours

The following courses should be completed in the first sixty hours:

  • ENG 110
  • GEP 101
  • MTH 135 or above (not 145)
  • PSY 121
  • CIS/CSC 101 or waiver
  • ECO 155
  • COM 115
  • KIN 100
  • ACC 201
  • ECO 165
  • LAW 231
  • ACC 211
  • MGT 286
  • QBA 237

Major elective options

Complete one course from:

  • MGT 345
  • MKT 354
  • MKT 355
  • MKT 430
  • BUS/LAW 550

Special course notices

Periodicity warning:; MKT 451 (Spring); MKT 452 (Spring); MKT 355 (Fall); MGT 486 (Spring); MKT 485 (normally Spring)