Marketing


Overview & Academics

The Marketing major will prepare the student to practice marketing in a changing, competitive, global environment. It focuses on understanding customer needs, developing products or services, creating and implementing marketing plans, monitoring customer responses, and projecting marketing activities for the future. A marketing major offers a comprehensive understanding of the marketing role, including advertising and promotion, consumer behavior, retailing, Internet marketing, services marketing, market research, and strategy. The learning process is enhanced with projects, case studies, and simulations.

Career Options

  • Marketing majors can pursue careers in new product or service research and development.
  • Careers in product or service sales are well-suited to graduates with Marketing degrees.
  • Marketing professionals work in the advertising industry to advise and coordinate advertising content for maximum sales.
  • Marketing graduates are primed for e-Commerce, a method of marketing products based on internet usage.

Major Requirements
ACC 201
BUS 206, 308
ECO 212
ENG 304
MAT 213
MKT 205, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, 482, 495

Minor Requirements
MKT 205
15 semester hours of electives from:
MKT 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, and 495

Marketing Faculty

Dr. Robert Everton
Associate Professor of Marketing/Business
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
reeverton@ncwc.edu
252.985.5173

Dr. Shirley McLaughlin
Associate Professor of Marketing/Finance
Marketing Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
smclaughlin@ncwc.edu
252.985.4781