Marketing (MARKETNG)

Courses

MARKETNG 694   MARKETING SEMINAR   3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Prereq: Department consent
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MARKETNG 716   MARKETING   2 Units

Analysis of the institutional, behavioral, competitive, legal, and intra-firm aspects of the marketing function in business and other organizations.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MARKETNG 731   QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS   3 Units

Applications of advanced statistical methods to managerial problems of prediction, inference, parametric and nonparametric, and decision making under uncertainty. Topics emphasized are multiple regression and time series.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STATUS AND DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY IN MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS OR ECON 703, OR MATH 143 AND ECON 245

MARKETNG 733   SEMINAR IN METHODOLOGY OF BUSINESS RESEARCH   3 Units

Designed to acquaint graduate students with the research process, its tools and techniques, as well as the methods which form a basis for business planning, decision making, and problem solving.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 731

MARKETNG 747   MARKETING STRATEGY   2 Units

Marketing Strategy reviews topics related to marketers' strategic efforts. It focuses on the Marketing Plan and offers students the opportunity to run a simulation, which will allow them to make specific choices related to Product, Promotion, Pricing and Distribution issues and gain feedback about the validity of their decisions.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT

MARKETNG 751   CONSUMER BEHAVIOR   3 Units

The study of the behavior of consumers, including research methods and findings from the behavioral sciences, with emphasis placed on how marketing managers apply those ideas. The strategic implications of segmentation, targeting, and positioning will be explored in depth.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT AND GRAD LEVEL BUSINESS REQUIREMENT

MARKETNG 761   INTERNATIONAL MARKETING   3 Units

Fundamental aspects of international business will be studied. Emphasis is placed on decision making in an international setting and appraisal of market opportunities worldwide. A multinational assignment enables students to experience issues associated with doing business outside one's home country.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT AND GRAD LEVEL BUSINESS REQUIREMENT

MARKETNG 766   ETHICS IN THE MARKETPLACE   2 Units

This course will focus primarily on issues related to the business/customer relationship, with customers being defined as both other organizations and consumers. The course will emphasize current issues such as privacy rights, pricing ethics, promotional tactics and targeting. Students will discuss topics, analyze cases, and write essays defending their opinions and suggesting strategies. The course will provide examples of both exemplary and poor business behavior.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT

MARKETNG 767   ENTREPRENEURIAL MARKETING STRATEGY   3 Units

The course focuses on key marketing strategies relevant for new businesses and/or new product launches. Students will apply marketing concepts to the wide range of business challenges facing entrepreneurs. Through experiential learning opportunities, students will apply what they learned for developing comprehensive entrepreneurial marketing plans.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716

MARKETNG 770   BRAND MANAGEMENT   3 Units

This course exposes students to contemporary thought about brands and branding, the interaction between brands and consumer culture, and the strategies for building strong brands, Specific topics include brand identity, brand positioning, brand meaning, as well as how the brand guides strategic decisions about the elements of the marketing mix.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT

MARKETNG 772   DIGITAL MARKETING   3 Units

This course provides students with applied and theoretical knowledge of digital marketing, which is necessary to understand how the Internet and related technologies have and will continue to impact marketing practices. Topics covered include online advertising, search engine optimization, paid search, web analytics, email marketing, social media marketing, and online brand building.
PREREQ: MARKETNG 716 OR EQUIVALENT

MARKETNG 789   READINGS AND RESEARCH IN MARKETING   3 Units

Study of a selected area in marketing through readings and/or empirical research. Areas of study will be selected by the student in consultation with an adviser.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MARKETNG 790   WORKSHOP   Repeatable   1-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MARKETNG 793   PRACTICUM   1-3 Units

This course provides students, under the direction of a faculty advisor, the opportunity to apply their theoretical backgrounds in settings ranging from internships in a marketing setting to other approved activities related to the practice of a marketing professional. A learning contract will be developed by the faculty advisor, professional supervisor (if applicable), and student that clearly delineates the expectations and responsibilities of each party involved in the practicum.

MARKETNG 794   SEMINAR   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member.

MARKETNG 798   INDIVIDUAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.

MARKETNG 799   THESIS RESEARCH   1-6 Units

Students must complete a Thesis Proposal Form in the Graduate Studies Office before registering for this course.
PREREQ: GRADUATE STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE M.B.A. OR M.P.A. ACCOUNTING.