Marketing (Professional Sales), BS

Relationship Management, Sales Management, sales

Program Description

The BS in marketing with a concentration in professional sales was designed for undergraduate students of marketing who are interested in pursuing the many opportunities in professional sales. Including courses in professional sales as well as sales management, this program prepares students to be successful account managers or sales team leaders in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer settings. An internship in sales, as a component of the professional sales concentration, is required.

Additional Program Fee: Yes

Second Language Requirement: No

First Required Math Course: MAT 210 - Brief Calculus.

Program Math Intensity: program math intensity moderate Moderate

Admission Requirements

General University Admission Requirements:

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.Freshman |Transfer |International |Readmission

Additional Requirements:

Freshman admission requirements: 1160 SAT Reasoning OR 25 ACT score, OR graduated in the top eight percent of the high school class OR have an overall high school GPA of 3.60 in ASU competency courses (A=4.00).

Freshmen should select an additional major when applying for admission. Additional choices may include any of the W. P. Carey business BA programs or any other degree program outside of the W. P. Carey School of Business. Students who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey business BS major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be placed in a business BA program in the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Readmission requirements: must meet freshman admission requirements by way of high school GPA, test score or class rank and must have a 3.00 transfer GPA (if applicable) and a 3.00 cumulative ASU GPA.

Transfer admission requirements (30 or more semester hours of credit after high school): 3.00 transfer GPA and one of the following: 1160 SAT score OR 25 ACT score OR the student must have graduated in the top eight percent of the high school class.

Transfer students should select an additional major when applying for admission. Additional choices may include any of the W. P. Carey business BA programs or any other business or other degree program outside of the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Students with less than 45 transfer hours who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey School of Business major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be placed in the exploratory social and behavioral sciences program in the College of Letters and Sciences.

Students with more than 45 transfer hours who are not admissible to a W. P. Carey School of Business major and who did not select a second major or are not admissible to their second major choice will be prompted in My ASU to select a new major.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Transfer admission requirements (30 or more semester hours of credit after high school): 3.00 transfer GPA and one of the following: 1160 SAT score OR 25 ACT score OR the student must have graduated in the top eight percent of high school class. Transfer students should select an additional major when applying for admission. Additional choices may include any of the W. P. Carey's Business BA programs or any other degree program outside W. P. Carey School of Business.

Transfer Agreements

ASU has partnered with the following institutions to provide curriculum pathways for transfer to this ASU degree program:

Maricopa County Community College DistrictMaricopa County Community College District

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Career Opportunities

The number of employers interested in hiring professionals for sales roles far exceeds the number of students who are interested in pursuing career opportunities in sales. This concentration will prepare students for careers in account management across a variety of industries in the business-to-business and consumer products domains.

Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.


Career *Growth *Median Salary
7.23%
$46,290
  
$88,590
5.25%
$36,820
  
$88,590
11.88%
$48,150
  
$60,300
12.48%
$119,480
13.86%
$58,760
9.32%
$71,720
9.32%
$71,720
14.95%
$105,260
6.57%
$54,230
9.71%
$74,970
7.63%
$25,800
  
$34,600
  
$51,470
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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