BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Marketing Research Track

The marketing degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University.

Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options. Review the projected course offerings schedule before registering.


Sample schedule

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

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence (Take ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, OR REL-210 to also count on globalization list) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing 3
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior 3
MKT 360 Marketing Research 3
MKT 364 Operations Management
or MKT 450 Supply Chain Management and Sustainability
3
SOC 305 Population Analysis 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Elective 3
MKT 352 Personal Selling 3
MKT 464 International Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management
or MKT 474 International Marketing
3
Elective 3
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Elective 2
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
MKT 472 Advanced Marketing 3
MKT 570 Advanced Marketing Research 3
MKT 596 Research Issues and Problems: Marketing 1-3
Total hours14

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to apply for admission to the College of Business.

Degree plan last reviewed 04-30-2018.