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Marketing students at IU Southeast will work with enthusiastic faculty who have a broad range of professional marketing experience including advertising, brand management, retailing, sales and sales management, marketing research, logistics, consulting, entertainment, and tourism/hospitality, among others. Faculty bring this experience to the classroom, helping students bridge the gap between theory and practice. Some courses also involve projects that include interaction with the local business community.

Marketing is the business function responsible for generating the ideas and connections that make money for the firm. You would be a good marketer if:

  • You are perceptive and empathetic
  • You practice creative problem-solving
  • You are interested in the use of technology
  • You enjoy social media such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • You would like to start your own business
  • You want to learn how to promote your #1 product – You

Concentration Requirements

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Required courses (18 credit hours)

  • BUS-D 300 International Business Administration
  • BUS-M 303 Marketing Research
  • BUS-M 405 Buyer Behavior
  • BUS-M 450 Marketing Strategy and Policy

Must take one course from the following list:

  • BUS- M 330 Personal Persuasion Strategies and Customer Relationship Management
  • BUS-M 415 Advertising and Promotion Management

Must take one additional course from the following list:

  • Second course of BUS-M 330 or BUS-M 415 OR
  • select from 300- or 400-level business or economics courses outside of Marketing [BUS-M] (NOT from internships/professional practice).

Required elective courses

(6 credit hours)

Select from 300- or 400-level business or economics courses outside of Marketing [BUS-M] (NOT from internships/professional practice). A course cannot double-count in both the required 18 hours and the elective 6 hours.

OR

JOUR-J 320 Principles of Creative Advertising
TEL-R 440 Advertising Strategies

Careers

A Marketing concentration prepares students for careers in many areas of Marketing and many different types of organizations. Some examples include:

  • Advertising
  • Brand/Product Management
  • Consulting
  • Marketing Research
  • Not-for-Profit Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Retail Management
  • Sales and Sales Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management

Recent graduates have been hired by companies that include Yum! Brands, UPS, Brown-Foreman, and Humana.

For more detailed and extensive information regarding careers involving this major, please refer to the Career Development Center.

Useful Resources

Professional and Student Organizations

American Marketing Association

Academy of Business Disciplines

Academy of Marketing Science

Marketing Management Association

Society for Marketing Advances

IU Southeast Marketing Club (Sponsor, Michael Breazeale)

Useful Links

Association for Consumer Research

ACR provides a forum for exchange of ideas among those interested in consumer behavior research in academic disciplines, in government, in private business, and in other sectors such as non-profit organizations and foundations.

American Advertising Federation

The AAF is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country.

Consumer-Brand Relationships

CBR is a collection of marketing academics and practitioners who focus on the consumer-brand relationship. Combining cutting-edge research with actual examples from practice, and representing more than 17 nations, the members advance knowledge regarding this unique phenomenon.

National Retail Federation

The NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, NRF’s global membership includes retailers of all sizes, formats and channels of distribution as well as chain restaurants and industry partners from the United States and more than 45 countries abroad.

Campus Events

The Unity Principle: The Power Behind Teams

The Unity Principle: The Power Behind Teams

September 20th, 2018

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Bus Trip to IU Football vs. Michigan State (Kick-off TBD)

Bus Trip to IU Football vs. Michigan State (Kick-off TBD)

September 22nd, 2018

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings

September 24th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

September 28th, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

September 29th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

October 3rd, 2018

5:00 PM - 5:01 PM

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

October 3rd, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Part-Time Job Fair

Part-Time Job Fair

October 4th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

October 4th, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Graduate Business Information Session

Graduate Business Information Session

October 4th, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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