Sales Minor

The Sales minor allows business students to augment their business degree with specific skills and expertise that are valued in many different fields and industries. Graduates with the Sales minor can combine this expertise with any business major to align with personalized career strategies. These skills are valuable in a wide variety of business contexts, making graduates with this minor stand out in their chosen field.

This minor includes an emphasis on:

  • Sales
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Marketing
  • Customer relationship management

The Sales minor is open to Fox School of Business students only. Requirements for this minor must be completed prior to graduation. Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor.

  • Open only to business students.
  • Provides Fox students an opportunity to augment their major by adding skills to support a career strategy associated with skills and expertise of selling and customer relationship management.
  • Two courses are prerequisites for this minor:
    HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management 13
    MKTG 2101Marketing Management 23
    Total Credit Hours6
  • Four courses are required (three of these must be taken at Temple University):
    MKTG 3504Sales and Sales Management3
    MKTG 3507Direct Marketing3
    or MKTG 3512 Professional Selling
    HRM 3501Power, Influence and Negotiation3
    Select one of the following:3
    Leading People at Work
    Communicating in Organizations
    Leadership in the 21st Century
    Honors, The Leadership Experience: Leading Yourself, Leading Change, Leading Communities
    Total Credit Hours12
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Marketing majors who declare the Sales minor will complete MKTG 3507 or MKTG 3512 as well as two other Marketing electives for the Marketing major.
  • Business Management majors who declare the Sales minor will complete:
    MKTG 3504Sales and Sales Management3
    MKTG 3512Professional Selling3
    HRM 3504Leadership in the 21st Century3
    Select one of the following:3
    HR Metrics: Using Data, Scorecards and Dashboards to Drive Business Performance
    Labor Relations: Strategy and Practice
    The Consulting Engagement: Managing Projects and Change
    Conflict Processes
    Mediation: Principles and Practice
    Facilitating Group Decision-Making
    Total Credit Hours12
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required, as well as a minimum grade of C- in each course unless otherwise specified.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.