The Professional Sales Minor

Students in any degree program at Bradley University other than Marketing (e.g., Finance, Communications, Psychology, Biology, Engineering, etc.) are eligible to enroll in the Professional Sales Minor.  This program builds upon the skills and knowledge students develop in their major area of study to prepare them for successful professional sales careers.  The following courses are required to complete the Professional Sales Minor:

  • Marketing 304 - Professional Selling - 3 credit hours
  • Marketing 315 - Principles of Marketing - 3 credit hours
  • Marketing 384 - Sales Management - 3 credit hours
  • Marketing 404 - Advanced Professional Selling - 3 credit hours
    AND EITHER
  • Marketing 388 - Supply Chain Management - 3 credit hours
    OR
  • Marketing 493 - Experiential Learning in Professional Sales - 3 credit hours 
  • Total - 15 credit hours

 

Recommended Course Sequence for FCB Students Enrolled in the Professional Sales Minor

Fall Year 1

Spring Year 1

Fall Year 2

Spring Year 2

Fall Year 3

Spring Year 3

Fall Year 4

Spring Year 4

BUS 100

ATG 157

ECO 221

ECO 222

MTG 315

MTG 384

MTG 404

BMA 452

MTH 109

MTH 115

ATG 158

QM 263

MTG 304

MTG 341

MTG 388

MTG 4934

ENG 101

BMA 173

QM 262

MTG 2053

FIN 322

BMA 342

MTG 4933

MTG 490

 

COM 103

IB 2062

BMA 2502

ECO 300+

BMA 353

NCSC5

 

 

 

BUS 2201

BMA 3502

ENG 306

 

 

 

Recommended Course Sequence for non-FCB Students Enrolled in the Professional Sales Minor

Fall Year 3

Spring Year 3

Fall Year 4

Spring Year 4

MTG 315

MTG 384

MTG 404

MTG 4934

MTG 304

 MTG 4933

MTG 388 

1 1-hour credit course
2 2-hour credit course
3 1.5-hour credit course
4 MTG 493 can be repeated for additional academic credit (recommended)
5 National Collegiate Sales Competition held during March in Atlanta, GA

Every semester all Professional Sales students should meet with Dr. Mark Johlke, Director of the BU Professional Sales Program, (309-677-3947, mjohlke@bradley.edu) for specific academic advising.