Marketing Major

Saint Mary’s marketing major prepares students for a variety of careers in advertising, marketing management, marketing research, or sales.

Course work explores the exchange process and exchange institutions found in modern market economies. Marketing course work encompasses both behavioral and quantitative aspects of marketing products, services, and ideas in a global marketplace.

Career Options

Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers; buyers and purchasers; management; consultants; market and survey researchers; sales supervisors; top executives.

High School Preparation

Business; Calculus; Computer Applications; English; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Psychology; Statistics.

Enhance Your Experience

Students who major in marketing oftentimes pursue a double major or minor in strategic communication, digital graphic design, or public relations.

Degree Requirements

Marketing Major, B.A.

A. All of the following:

  • AC222 Accounting Concepts (3 credits)
  • BU215 Business Statistics (3 credits)
  • BU243 Business Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • BU285 International Business Environment (3 credits)
  • BU312 Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BU452 Strategic Management (3 credits)
  • EC261 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • EC262 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • FN341 Corporate Finance (3 credits)
  • MG219 Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • MK217 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • PH362 Business Ethics (3 credits)

B. Mathematics: one of the following:

  • (either M148 and M149 or M145 or M151):
  • M145 Finite Mathematics (3 credits)
  • M148 Calculus I with Precalculus (part 1) (4 credits)
  • M149 Calculus I with Precalculus (part 2) (4 credits)
  • M151 Calculus I (4 credits)

C. All of the following:

  • MK352 Digital and Social Analytics (3 credits)
  • MK360 Consumer Behavior (3 credits)
  • MK371 Professional Selling and Sales Management (3 credits)
  • MK372 Advertising and Promotions (3 credits)
  • MK411 Marketing Research (3 credits)
  • MK434 Marketing Management (3 credits)

Tuition, Room, Board, and Fees

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is committed to making college accessible and affordable.

We strive to keep tuition and fees as low as possible while delivering an excellent private education. Approximately 99 percent of all undergraduates receive some form of financial aid.

2019-20 Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition*: $36,050
  • Room**: $5,230
  • Board: $4,120
  • Activity fee: $170
  • Technology fee: $370
  • Laundry fee: $80

* Additional tuition for 3+2 PA Program $3,550

** Additional fee for the following residences:

  • Village Apts., Gilmore Creek Hall $200
  • Bishops Hall, Brother William Hall, Hillside Hall, La Salle Hall, and Brother Leopold Hall Doubles $400
  • Brother Leopold Hall Singles and All Apts. $600

Additional Fees (if applicable)

  • Per credit instruction $1,200
  • Per credit audit $600
  • Foreign study fee:
    • London $1,420
    • All others $650
  • Commencement fee $190 (2019-2020 graduates)
  • Late registration (per class) $50 (after add/drop period)
  • N.S.F./Returned check or A.C.H. $20


New students who have been admitted are asked to confirm their attendance by sending a $300 non-refundable deposit to the university. Returning students must pay a $250 housing deposit prior to housing registration. This deposit is credited to the student's account.

Fall 2019 Application Timelines

Rolling Admission

If you've missed the January 15th deadline, don't worry! You can still apply, thanks to our rolling admission policy. There are lots of scholarships and financial awards available for first-time freshmen at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Students who submit and complete their admission file after January 16, will be reviewed and receive an admission decision 1-2 weeks after submitting their admission file.

Early Action I

  • Application and Materials Deadline: October 15
  • Decisions Announced: November 1
  • Financial Aid Awards Mailed: December 15
  • Deposit Deadline: May 1

Early Action II

  • Application and Materials Deadline: November 15
  • Decisions Announced: December 1
  • Financial Aid Awards Mailed: December 15
  • Deposit Deadline: May 1

Regular Decision I

  • Application and Materials Deadline: December 15
  • Decisions Announced: January 1
  • Financial Aid Awards Mailed: January 15
  • Deposit Deadline: May 1

Regular Decision II

  • Application and Materials Deadline: January 15
  • Decisions Announced: February 1
  • Financial Aid Awards Mailed: February 15
  • Deposit Deadline: May 1

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated September 23, 2019
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