MK-Marketing Courses

Courses

MK 101. Introduction to Consumer Marketing. 3 Hours.

Survey course designed to provide understanding of business marketing practices and consumer decision making processes. Open to all UAB students.

MK 303. Basic Marketing. 3 Hours.

Survey course of the modern business process for planning, distributing, promoting and pricing of products (goods and services) for domestic and international organizations.
Prerequisites: (MA 105 [Min Grade: C] or MA 109 [Min Grade: C] or MA 125 [Min Grade: C] or MA 225 [Min Grade: C]) and (AC 200 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MA 105 [Min Grade: C] or MA 109 [Min Grade: C] or MA 125 [Min Grade: C]) and (AC 200 [Min Grade: C] and EC 210 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 312. Retail Marketing. 3 Hours.

Business to consumer marketing with consideration for location, organization, buying, receiving stock inventory and control, policies, pricing, services, control and personnel management within retail establishments.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 330. Professional Selling. 3 Hours.

The course focuses on the fundamentals of professional selling and the professionalization of the field. The course combines personal selling theory with actual practice. Students develop the analytical and communicative skills useful in their future business relationship-building activities. Analytical skills are developed through an assignment that requires students to research, design, and present their own comprehensive sales scenario. Students practice their communicative skills through in-class role playing.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 333. Sports Marketing. 3 Hours.

Strategic analysis, positioning and marketing of professional and amateur sports events and organizations. The goal is to provide students with a comprehensive view of all that is required to successfully market a sporting organization or event. Junior standing required.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 401. Social Media in Marketing. 3 Hours.

Survey course of the unique aspects fo marketing through social media. The focus is on the application of new and emerging social media communications systems and practices that are becoming major elements in integrated marketing communication programs.
Prerequisites: MK 303 [Min Grade: C]

MK 408. Marketing Research. 3 Hours.

Research techniques in marketing with application of research findings to decision making and formulation of marketing strategies.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 410. Integrated Marketing Communication. 3 Hours.

Considers the organizations coordinated and strategic use of communication tools used in marketing including advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, interactive media, publicity/public relations, sponsorship marketing, point-of-purchase communications and personal selling.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 416. International Marketing. 3 Hours.

International marketing activities, including environmental issues, marketing strategy and tactical considerations in entering foreign markets.
Prerequisites: AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and MK 303 [Min Grade: C]

MK 418. Introduction to E-Commerce. 3 Hours.

Management of Internet Technology into the marketing function of organization. Web-based business models, customer support, on-line quality, product pricing, and Internet based channels of distribution development studied. Preq: C or better in AC 201, EC 211, IS 103, LS 246, QM 215 and MK 303.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 419. Services Marketing. 3 Hours.

Understanding service customers, customer satisfaction, motivating service employees, improving service quality and role of services in strategy planning.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 420. Sales Management. 3 Hours.

The course focuses on the fundamentals of professional selling and the professionalization of the field. The course combines personal selling theory with actual practice. Students develop the analytical and communicative skills useful in their future business relationship-building activities. Analytical skills are developed through an assignment that requires students to research, design, and present their own comprehensive sales scenario. Students practice their communicative skills through in-class role playing.
Prerequisites: MK 330 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently)

MK 425. Advanced Professional Selling. 3 Hours.

This course builds upon the basic selling skills learned in MK 330 and other communications courses. The students will focus on enhancing value-adding selling skills and developing long-term, mutually-beneficial customer relationships in a B2B context.
Prerequisites: MK 330 [Min Grade: C]

MK 440. Small Business Consulting and Research. 3 Hours.

Applied field work integrating functional business fields of management, finance, accounting, marketing, economics, production policy, and decision making related to small business enterprises.
Prerequisites: FN 310 [Min Grade: C] and MG 302 [Min Grade: C] and MK 303 [Min Grade: C]

MK 445. Marketing Internship. 3 Hours.

Offers qualified undergraduate students the chance to gain first-hand experience in a local business while receiving academic credit. Marketing major and junior standing required. Sponsoring business may require addtional courses.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: B] and GPAU 2.00 and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: B] and AC 201 [Min Grade: C] and EC 211 [Min Grade: C] and LS 246 [Min Grade: C] and QM 215 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 450. Strategic Marketing. 3 Hours.

Course addresses problems of marketing management with emphasis on planning, implementing and controlling marketing activities with individual firms.
Prerequisites: (BUS 350 [Min Grade: C] and FN 310 [Min Grade: C] and MK 312 [Min Grade: C] and MK 320 [Min Grade: C] and MK 408 [Min Grade: C] and MK 410 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (BUS 350 [Min Grade: C] and FN 310 [Min Grade: C] and MK 312 [Min Grade: C] and MK 320 [Min Grade: C] and MK 408 [Min Grade: C] and MK 410 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 471. Health Care Marketing. 3 Hours.

This class is designed for upper level students with an interest in and/or who seek employment in the healthcare industry. It is also appropriate for seniors in Medical Equipment Sales and Distribution. The primary objective of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the marketing fundamentals in the health care environment. The course examines health care organizations as customers in a Business to Business environment as well as the special challenges in implementing marketing strategies.

MK 490. Special Topics in Marketing. 3 Hours.

Selected marketing topics not covered in other marketing courses.
Prerequisites: (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (MK 303 [Min Grade: C] and GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)

MK 499. Directed Readings in Marketing. 1-3 Hour.

Specific areas in marketing.
Prerequisites: (GPAT and GPAO 2.00) or (GPAU 2.00 and GPAO 2.00)