UT Tyler Department of Management & Marketing
Professional opportunities in marketing are marketing specialists and directors, sales professionals, advertising specialists, advertisign directors and research professionals. For students who want a general perspective of marketing, the curriculum provides a broad range of marketing subjects. The marketing curriculum, whether approached from a general or specialized perspective, provides the conceptual, quantitative, and analytic skills that are necessary for students to function in a dynamic business environment.
The following are specific educational objectives for Marketing majors:
- Acquire a practical understanding of the marekting planning process and be able to develop a complete marketing plan.
- Learn to develop and execute a formal marketing presenation, including problem definition, formulation of alternatives, and the selection and defense of specific action recommendations.
- Become familiar with fundamental marketing concepts and learn to apply analytical skills and innovative thinking in a variety of marketing contexts, including commercial, industrial, service, and non-profit sectors.
- Acquire strategic insights useful in the practical segmentation of markets and the effective manipulation of the marketing mix.
- Acquire a detailed understanding of the customs, traditions, and decision making processes that direct the consumption behavior of the modern American consumer.
- Learn to identify and differentiate the effects of cultural and sub-cultural factors on consumption behavior and the implications for marketing strategy.
- Become familar with quantitative and qualitiative techniques to gather and analyze information in order to help marketing managers reduce uncertainty in managerial decision-making.