Aug 16, 2018  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sales and Marketing, BS

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About the Program

Sales and marketing graduate complete a degree program with a focus in sales, marketing, and management that give them the ability to enter numerous entry-level sales positions for agricultural and non-agricultural firms.  These positions lead to professional careers in sales or marketing management. A wide spectrum of agricultural marketing organizations, food manufacturing companies, and farm supply industries are marketing-oriented and depend extensively on agricultural graduates who are well-trained in marketing tools and concepts.

Sales and Marketing Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Sales & Marketing  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

120 credits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (101 credits)

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (64 credits)

Electives (19 credits)

  • Elective - Credit Hours: 19.00

University Core Requirements

  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website or click here .

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree

College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements

  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Program Requirements

16 Credits

Spring 1st Year

16 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

16 Credits

15 Credits

16 Credits

Spring 3rd Year

15 Credits

13 Credits

Spring 4th Year

13 Credits


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Official and complete prerequisite lists are in the course catalog; the incomplete listing presented here regards this program and course sequencing.

Foreign Language Courses

Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course

The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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