BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Sales Management 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 general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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 Culture - Humanities 3

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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 3
Globalization Course 3

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
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

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
MKT 351 Consumer Market Behavior 3
MKT 352 Personal Selling 3
MKT 364 Operations Management
or MKT 450 Supply Chain Management and Sustainability
3
MKT 485 Marketing Yourself
or MGT 486 Administrative Communication
3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
MKT 360 Marketing Research 3
MKT 451 Advanced Selling 3
MKT 464 International Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management
or MKT 474 International Marketing
3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
MKT 452 Sales Management 3
MKT 472 Advanced Marketing 3
Sales List* 3
Elective 1

*Sales List Courses*

LAW-550 - Negotiation, Mediation, & Arbitration in Business

MGT-345 - Designing, Managing, & Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs

MKT-354 - Principles of Advertising

MKT-355 - Principles of Retailing

MKT-365 - Introduction to Logistics

MKT-410 - Entertainment & Services Marketing

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 125 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 be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.