Marketing (MKT)

Marketing (MKT) Courses

MKT 5023. Marketing Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: ACC 5003 and ECO 5003, or their equivalents; completion of or concurrent enrollment in ACC 5023 is recommended. An analysis of marketing management processes within organizations. Focus is on the use of strategic planning and market analysis to design marketing programs in competitive environments. (Same as MKT 5023. Credit cannot be earned for both MBA 5313 and MKT 5023.) Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5043. Consumer Behavior in Marketing Strategy. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MKT 5023 or an equivalent. The study of consumer behavior as the basis for marketing opportunities. Analyzes and evaluates contemporary models of consumer behavior as a guide to organizational decision making. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5063. Marketing Research Design and Application. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MKT 5023 or an equivalent. Reviews the methodology essential to marketing’s role of guiding the firm’s production, distribution, pricing, and communication efforts through marketing research, including designing and conducting customer research, and analyzing and communicating research results. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5083. Advertising and Promotion Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MKT 5023 or an equivalent. The use of communication processes and programs to attain promotional goals; examination of mass and interpersonal forms of communication, and the uses of sales promotion tools. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5223. Sports Marketing and Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

The sports industry, including team sports, spectator sports, participatory sports, and personal fitness and wellness, will be examined from a marketing perspective. Students will be given extensive instruction about how marketing theories can be applied to sports. An interdisciplinary approach will be used to teach students how to deal with real-world sports marketing issues. Some of the topics that will be covered include: the scope of the sports marketing industry; why corporations want to sponsor sports; why sports teams and organizations need corporate sponsors; how sports organizations engage in cause-related marketing; understanding sport consumers; how to target specific groups of fans; how to brand your sports organization; how to create and implement and evaluate sports marketing campaigns; and how to use a marketing perspective to develop and manage a sports venue. The curriculum will include Case Studies and other resources. Differential Tuition $387.

MKT 5313. Marketing and Selling a Destination. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of marketing planning and implementation with specific focus on developing a marketing plan, advertising agency selection, market research, selling to marketing intermediaries and meeting planners, convention facility marketing and sales, the role of the Web site, visitor guides, public relations and film commissions. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5333. Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Examines the macroeconomic effect of tourism on a destination and the microeconomic aspects of sustainable tourism. Students are introduced to the theory and research methods involved in conducting economic impact studies, feasibility studies, and forecasting visitor arrivals. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5373. Marketing Communication for Crisis Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course will examine crisis planning and crisis communication from a theoretical perspective. It will emphasize how integrated marketing communication tools (i.e., marketing, advertising, branding, social media, public relations, etc.) can strategically be used by corporations and organizations to effectively anticipate potential crises, manage crisis events, and repair reputational damage once the crisis has subsided. Students will be introduced to crisis scenarios facing different types of organizations and businesses using case studies and other resources. The course provides an introduction to the field of crisis management and will be especially useful for mid-level executives and leaders as well as marketing and public relations professionals. Tuition Differential $387.

MKT 5443. Integrated Marketing Communications. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Organizations seek to deepen customer understanding and instill a customer-centric mindset for supreme customer experiences. This course will provide a framework for integrating various marketing strategies for paid, owned, and earned communications plans. Students will learn how to map out the critical points in the customer journey using digital strategies delivering the right message at the precise time with the desired content. You'll be able to combine the appropriate theories and models with practical information to create premium customer experiences and valuable brands. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 5463. Contemporary Leadership Strategies in Sport. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course investigates leadership principles associated with the management and business of all aspects of the sport industry including professional, amateur, and college individual and team sports, venue development and management, and the personal fitness and wellness industry. The focus is on teaching principles of leadership theory and practice from a management perspective, and how leadership has been applied throughout the sport industry, both in the United States as well as globally. Students will explore problem-solving and how to serve as a leader in the sports industry; these principles of leadership will also be of value to individuals working in non-sports related settings. The curriculum will include case studies and other resources. Differential Tuition $387.

MKT 5533. Global Issues in Sport Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on the business of international mega-events related to sport including the Olympics, the FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup, and the Commonwealth games and other events. In addition, the course will also explore the business aspects of domestic sports leagues that are expanding into global markets (e.g., growth of the National Basketball Association in China, National Football League games played in the UK, etc.). The course will cover such topics as global sports fandom, the bidding process for global sport events, the economic impact of global sport, and related topics. The curriculum will include case studies and other resources.Differential Tuition $387.

MKT 5623. Sports and Entertainment Venues and Events, Development and Management. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on the leadership required to develop, manage, and market all types of venues used throughout all aspects of the sports and entertainment industry, including stadiums, arenas, golf courses, fitness and wellness centers, and convention centers. Students will learn about the financing, development, and regulations regarding these venues. The course will introduce students to best management practices to manage venues, including issues related to security, crowd control, and the safety of employees and spectators at these venues. Students will learn how to develop, implement, and monitor venue best management practices. The curriculum will include case studies and other resources. Differential Tuition $387.

MKT 5673. International Marketing. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MKT 5023 or an equivalent. Analysis of global marketing strategies, including an examination of the cultural, economic, and political dimensions. Focus is on developing alternative market entry strategies and managing the marketing mix in international markets. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6033. Social Media Marketing. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Unlock the power of consumer engagement and learn how to ignite a brand preference using social media with the fifth-P of Participation (by consumers). Designed to create effective marketers of the 21st century, the course topics covered will include web 2.0,social media, video strategies, branding architecture, define target markets, conduct a market opportunity analysis (MOA) to improve a company's social media strategy. Students use hands-on tools and case studies while earning industry-recognized certifications. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6243. Digital Marketing Foundations. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

New digital marketing strategies are continuously emerging based on unprecedented access to vast amounts of information. Digital marketing remains one of the most effective ways to effectively increasing a brand's relevance, build customer confidence, and promote your organization's products and services. This intensive course takes a holistic view of digital marketing to leverage website structure, keyword strategies, organic search (SEO), email marketing, paid advertising campaigns (SEM/PPC), website analytics, online reputation management (ORM), mobile marketing. Students use hands-on tools and case studies while earning industry-recognized certifications. Differential Tuition:$387.

MKT 6473. Marketing Innovation and Data Analytics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MKT 6243 or an equivalent. Organizations are struggling to maximize their marketing potential using data intelligence. There is still a significant skill gap between marketers and companies that want to hire them for analytics roles. Marketing analytics is the use of data to maximize marketing outcomes using the analytics of segmentation, targeting and positioning, AB testing, experimental design in the digital age, data visualization, and marketing mix models. Students in this course will execute hands-on assignments and the latest information to learn about critical concepts, including artificial intelligence, the latest data technologies, and experimental design as well as skills such as extracting data from the web, accessing data using queries, and data analysis. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6943. Marketing Internship. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing, 15 semester credit hours of graduate work, and consent of instructor. Internship must be approved in advance by the Internship Coordinator and the student’s Graduate Advisor of Record. Supervised full- or part-time off-campus work experience and training in marketing. Individual conferences and written reports required. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6951. Independent Study. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission in writing (form available) from the instructor and the student’s Graduate Advisor of Record. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. For students needing specialized work not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to the degree. Differential Tuition: $129.

MKT 6953. Independent Study. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission in writing (form available) from the instructor and the student’s Graduate Advisor of Record. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. For students needing specialized work not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to the degree. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6961. Comprehensive Examination. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisite: Approval of the appropriate committee on graduate studies to take the Comprehensive Examination. Independent study course for the purpose of taking the Comprehensive Examination. May be repeated as many times as approved by the Committee on Graduate Studies. Enrollment is required each term in which the Comprehensive Examination is taken if no other courses are being taken that term. The grade report for the course is either “CR” (satisfactory performance on the Comprehensive Examination) or “NC” (unsatisfactory performance on the Comprehensive Examination). Differential Tuition: $129.

MKT 6971. Special Problems. (1-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. An organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings; examples include Brand Management, Services Marketing, Sales Management, Multicultural Marketing, and topics in Tourism Management. Special Problems courses may be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to the degree. Differential Tuition: $129.

MKT 6973. Special Problems. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. An organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings; examples include Brand Management, Services Marketing, Sales Management, Multicultural Marketing, and topics in Tourism Management. Special Problems courses may be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to the degree. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 6983. Master’s Thesis. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Permission from the Graduate Advisor of Record and thesis director. Thesis research and preparation. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours will apply to the Master’s degree. Credit will be awarded upon completion of the thesis. Enrollment is required each term in which the thesis is in progress. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7013. Seminar in Marketing Theory. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Historical and philosophical perspective on the development of scientific marketing thought, the role of theory in marketing, and research methods in marketing. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7023. Behavioral Seminar I. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Examination of the processes underlying consumer behavior from the perspective of social and cognitive psychology. Topics will include judgment and decision making, information-processing biases, consumer motivations and values, memory and knowledge, and mood and affect. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7033. Topics in Strategy Research. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Contemporary perspective on theories, concepts, models and paradigms that underlie marketing strategy research. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7043. Seminar in Experimental Design. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Introduction to methodological issues that arise in experimental and quasi-experimental research. Topics of emphasis include data collection and measurement, reliability and validity, experimental design, and data analysis. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7063. Special Topics in Marketing. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. In-depth examination of current topics in marketing research (cross-cultural and international marketing, pricing, etc.). The course may be repeated for credit when topics vary. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7073. Cross-Cultural Consumer Research. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Examination of cross-cultural research from disciplines such as international business, psychology, sociology, and consumer behavior, with a focus on understanding current theoretical and methodological issues, and their marketing and consumer implications. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7083. Behavioral Seminar II. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. In-Depth Examination of current behvaioral papers in JCR, JMR and other Journals. Differential Tuition $387.

MKT 7211. Doctoral Research. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 24 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $129.

MKT 7213. Doctoral Research. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 24 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7216. Doctoral Research. (0-0) 6 Credit Hours.

May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 24 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $774.

MKT 7311. Doctoral Dissertation. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisite: Admission to Candidacy for the Doctoral degree in business. May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 12 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $129.

MKT 7313. Doctoral Dissertation. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Admission to Candidacy for the Doctoral degree in business. May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 12 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $387.

MKT 7316. Doctoral Dissertation. (0-0) 6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Admission to Candidacy for the Doctoral degree in business. May be repeated for credit upon approval of the Doctoral Studies Committee, but not more than 12 hours may be applied to the Doctoral degree. Differential Tuition: $774.