The Marketing Path

In Appalachian State University's Marketing (BSBA) degree program, students learn to drive industry initiatives that develop customer satisfaction and retention, contribute to company profits and build connections with suppliers, distributors, and the community. Marketing students gain hands-on experience by identifying problems, developing plans, and implementing effective marketing programs.

Degree Offerings

Offerings Fall 2019 - Summer 2020

Marketing majors may choose from two concentrations - General Marketing or Sales. The department also offers minors in professional selling (for business majors), sales for non-business majors) and general marketing (for non-business majors).

  • Marketing-General Marketing Concentration (B.S.B.A.) 
  • Marketing-Sales Concentration (B.S.B.A.)
  • Marketing-Digital Marketing Concentration (B.S.B.A)
  • Marketing: Minor for students not majoring in the College of Business 
  • Marketing: Professional Selling Minor for business majors not majoring in marketing with a sales concentration
  • Marketing: Sales Minor for students not majoring in the College of Business 

2019-2020 - General Marketing Concentration Program of Study

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Lubna Nafees Cited in Wallethub Article

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Marketing professor offers expert advice on Capital One credit cards

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Eight Earn Professorships in Walker College of Business

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