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MARK 301 - Introduction to Marketing


Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Business
Department Marketing, Business Econ & Law
Typically Offered either term

Description
Students are introduced to the marketing concept and the role of marketing within the overall business framework. The basic tools of marketing are introduced: market segmentation, positioning, product, price, distribution, and promotion, together with marketing research, consumer behavior, planning, and global marketing. A critical theme of the course is the need for the marketing mix to fit with the requirements of consumers, the competitive environment, company strengths, and community expectations. These issues are considered from strategic and tactical perspectives. Prerequisites: ECON 101 or ECON 204.