As a Marketing major, you’ll combine active learning and real experiences with a flexible curriculum incorporating an integrated global perspective. This produces well-prepared and valued graduates to meet employment demand that’s expected to rise by about 30% for marketing roles through 2022.
Students are able to choose from a variety of marketing elective courses such as Consumer Behavior, International Marketing, Retail Administration, Advertising, Sales Management, and Internet Marketing, which can be tailored to a specific career interest.
The education and experiences offered to prepare students for successful careers in large, midsized and small business careers as well as the pursuit of graduate degrees. Over the past 5 years, over 95% of our Business students have reported having secured a job or have enrolled in graduate school.
Planning and Placement Opportunities
Over the past 5 years, 95% of our Business students have reported having secured a job or have enrolled in graduate school.
Internships – Local and national, large and small organizations, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations (McGraw Hill, Crescent Electric, Dubuque Chamber of Commerce, ConAgra Foods)
Placement – Graduates working in Sales, Retailing, Advertising, Supply Chain Management, Brand/Marketing Management for Nike, Leo Burnett, Eagle Window, McGraw Hill
Loras College Marketing Club
Loras College offers a Marketing Club for interested students.
Marketing majors will find great networking opportunities through the club, including local and regional marketing tours and presentations.
The Marketing Club also focuses on service through its adopted section of Highway 20.
Student Learning Outcomes – Marketing
Demonstrate the ability to collect, analyze and synthesize data to inform business decisions
Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communications appropriate for a professional business setting
Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply principles of Catholic Social Teaching (CST) to moral dilemmas in business
Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a member of a group
Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply the process of marketing
Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply marketing-specific skills, paradigms, tools, and theories to marketing issues
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and synthesize the impact of the external environment on the marketer’s decision making
“What can you do with a Marketing degree?”
As a Marketing major, you will be prepared for a variety of interesting careers:
Business Development Representative
Social Media Specialist