Marketing majors learn and apply skills that are critical to success in the marketplace. With on-campus and online program options available, you will learn material via coursework and apply that knowledge directly to hands-on experiences with client firms.
You will have the opportunity to engage in customer segmentation studies, develop a strategic marketing plan, design advertising or promotional plans for firms, and even close some sales if your plans are successful.
Internships are offered in marketing and sales. Students typically secure their own internships. They earn course credit while learning real-world skills, including B2B selling, online marketing, and brand development. Students have completed semester-long internships at Gartner, Charles Aris, Fastenal, SFW, VF Corporation, and Volvo Trucks North America.
Over 83% of our marketing students started a career BEFORE graduation.
Students will complete projects for real companies in multiple courses.
Students can specialize in key marketing areas that organizations want.
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|General Education Core Courses
|Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses
|Common Business Core||41 hours||15|
|Total Credit Hours to graduate
Drawing on the unique breadth of faculty members’ industry experiences, you will be taught the art and science of U.S. and global marketing through experiential and hands-on learning.
The marketing program at UNCG is designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of marketing and sales positions. By the strategic use of electives, students can specialize in key marketing concentrations that organizations want. Students can specialize in the following areas:
How well a business succeeds depends greatly on customer research, communication style, marketing strategy, branding of products, and the use of marketing tools to maximum advantage to increase sales. Marketing and sales represent the revenue generating arm of a firm that determines its success and sustainability. Having such a direct effect on the success of an organization can be very satisfying and rewarding.
UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:
For more information on UNCG Military-Affiliated services and benefits, visit military.uncg.edu.