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Requirements for the Marketing Major

  • A student must complete the following required courses from Linfield or in approved transfer:

ECON 210 Principles of Economics
BUSN 260 Financial Accounting
BUSN 261 Managerial Accounting
BUSN 301 Management
BUSN 321 Marketing
BUSN 340 Business Law
BUSN 341 Financial Management
BUSN 495 Strategic Management (MWI)

  • A student must complete the Business Department mathematics proficiency (MATH 160 or 162 Finite Math with Calculus) and the Statistics proficiency (MATH 140 Introduction to Statistics). These proficiencies may be met with approved transfer courses.
  • To enroll in courses BUSN 200-340, a student must have completed MATH 105 Intermediate Algebra or equivalent, or a course at or above MATH 140 Introduction to Statistics. To enroll in most courses BUSN 341 and above, a student must have completed MATH 160 or 162 and MATH 140.
  • A student must complete at least 3 marketing electives above the level of BUSN 341. These courses must be taken through Linfield.

Linfield Marketing Electives

BUSN 420 Sales and Sales Management
BUSN 421 Promotions Management
BUSN 426 International Marketing
BUSN 427* Topics in Marketing
BUSN 435 International Business Law
BUSN 480** Independent Study
BUSN 487** Internship

*may be repeated with different content
**if the topic/internship is closely related to marketing as determined by the instructor.

Departmental Policy on Prerequisites

The Department presumes that students will have taken the applicable prerequisite(s) when registering for courses. Prerequisites may be waived when the Department Chair deems that a student’s background or other extenuating circumstances render the applicable prerequisite(s) unnecessary. This approval must be obtained prior to registration for class.

Meeting Marketing Course Requirements by Transfer Credits

Required courses such as Marketing, Management, Business Law can be satisfied by approved transfer courses. In instances where content of a course is not clear from its title, you may be asked to provide additional information in the form of a catalog description or syllabus.