Marketing Minor

  • Open only to business students.
  • The Marketing minor allows students to explore a firm's value creation, customer acquisition, and development and retention processes, expanding career options especially for students with majors in Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Real Estate. Students can develop career based competencies in the marketing minor. 
  • All business students are required to take MKTG 2101 as part of the lower division Fox School Foundation.
  • Four additional Marketing courses required (all four must be taken at Temple University):
    Required Courses
    MKTG 3511Marketing Research3
    MKTG 3596Consumer and Buyer Behavior3
    Electives 1
    Select two of the following:6
    Marketing for the Sustainable Enterprise
    Integrated Marketing Communications
    Information Management for Marketing Strategies
    Sales and Sales Management
    Entrepreneurial Marketing
    Value Delivery Networks in Marketing
    Direct Marketing
    Digital Marketing
    Customer Data Analytics
    Professional Selling
    International Marketing
    Special Topics - Marketing
    Total Credit Hours12

    Students are encouraged to "smart pair" the electives for career readiness (e.g. Communications: MKTG 3501 and MKTG 3507; Sales: MKTG 3504 and MKTG 3507 or MKTG 3512; Retailing and B2B:  MKTG 3506 and MKTG 3507; Data Analytics: MKTG 3502 and MKTG 3509).

  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C in each course, including MKTG 2101.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • For more information on this minor, visit the Marketing and Supply Chain Management department.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

  • Many of these courses are available online.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.