COMS 1020 This course is intended to increase student's awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people's personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1. Prerequisites: See course details in eServices for prerequisite information.
MKTC 1000 Marketing is the building of business relationships between an organization and a consumer. This course examines the business function of marketing. Students will learn how marketers deliver value in satisfying customer needs and wants, determine target markets best served by the organization, and decide upon appropriate products, services, and programs to serve these markets. Students will explore topics including legal issues, consumer behavior, ethics, competition, economics, technology, and global factors affecting product and services, pricing, promotion, personnel, and distribution decisions.
MKTC 1100 Introduction of the basic principles and applications of the sales process as they may apply to industrial, wholesale and retail selling situations. Students will learn to apply these principles and techniques of persuasion to the tasks of selling themselves, ideas, services and merchandise. Techniques include prospecting and qualifying, planning and pre--approaching, approaching the customer, the sales presentation/demonstration, handling objections, closing the sale and post-sale service, follow-up with the customer, and customer relationship management (CRM). ** This course is cross-listed with ENTR1760.
MKTC 2105 Course examines how to write advertising copy for all areas of marketing communications such as the Internet, public relations, news media, scriptwriting, business writing as well as for print, radio, television and collateral media. Prerequisites: None.
MATS 1300 Linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and other functions are carefully analyzed, with particular emphasis on graphical transformations (shifting, reflecting, stretching and compressing). Additional topics include matrices and Gaussian elimination; solving complex equations, including those in quadratic form and those that must be solved graphically; variation problems; particle motion; optimization problems; composition and inverse functions; arithmetic and geometric sequences; properties of logarithms and exponential/logarithmic equations; exponential growth and decay.
MnTC Goals: Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
Prerequisites: MATS 0800 or 0700 with MATS 0795 or see course details in eServices for more prerequisite information.
MKTC - 1150: Consumer and Professional Buying Behavior
MKTC 1150 Course examines the principles of the behavioral sciences of psychology, sociology and anthropology and how these sciences are used in creating marketing communications plans aimed at consumer or business buyers. Specific topics include perception processes, lifestyle analysis, personality psychographics, motivation analysis and influence of groups on buying behaviors. Students gain knowledge including organizational structure, business-to-business buying behavior, and understanding and influencing multiple decision makers.
MKTC 2000 Advertising uses both creative and critical thinking skills to create promotional communications to sell products and services to customers. This advertising course is designed to expose students to the many aspects and functions of promotional marketing. Students learn about advertising principles to support the creation and management of media campaigns. Topics discussed in this course include legal, ethical, and social responsibilities of advertisers, engagement and communication with target audiences, consumer behavior theories, uses of various media, relationship advertising, and the process of developing creative strategies.
ECON 1100 This course is an introduction to: price mechanisms, supply and demand, resource allocation, analysis of market structures, distribution of income, and business decisions with regard to cost analysis.
Meets MnTC Goal 5
MATS 1251 Fundamental principles of inferential statistics are presented in lecture augmented by computer labs using Excel. Essential topics include sampling methods; descriptive statistics; counting and probability; poisson, binomal, normal and other probability distributions; confidence intervals; hypothesis testing; inferences from two samples; correlation and regression. Optional topics include goodness-of-fit and contingency tables; ANOVA; nonparemetrics; and statistical process control. Meets MnTC Goal 4 Prerequisite: MATS0700 or see course details in eServices for more prerequisite information.
MKTC 2506 Digital marketing uses marketing strategies through electronic devices such as computers, tablets, and other mobile devices to engage with consumers and other business partners. Internet Marketing is a major component of digital marketing. In this course, we will cover the what, why, and how of major current approaches, including online listening and monitoring, search engine optimization, search ads, email marketing, and participating in social media. The course is designed to offer knowledge on digital trends and teach students how to remain current as technology and devices evolve. In addition, students will receive relevant hands-on experience through assignments and exercises.
MKTC 2600 This course examines the processes and techniques used in securing, analyzing and creatively using information to identify marketing problems and opportunities. Businesses need current information on which to base their marketing decisions; this course studies research to help business determine marketing strategies and create plans for such objectives as product development, marketing promotional evaluations, operation efficiencies and client satisfaction.
MKTC 2815 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, contract, employment, and labor laws and how they affect business, such as harassment, discrimination, TORTS, documentation and terminations.
Prerequisites: None. ** This course is cross-listed with BUSN1110.
ECON 1200 This course analyzes the interactions between all segments of the economic system. The course will focus on savings and investment, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, the monetary system, unemployment and inflation, and fiscal policy. Additional topics may include the balance of payments and currency exchange rates determination.
Meets MnTC Goal 5
MKTC 2550 This course introduces students to the concepts and disciplines of international marketing. Students develop an understanding of the international environment and its impact on marketing. Topics include social and cultural influences; political, legal and financial considerations; exporting and importing; organizational alternatives; information sources; marketing-entry strategies; pricing and distribution; sales and communications practices; counter trade; and other current international marketing issues.
MKTC 2605 Take your career to the next level by showcasing your skills in data analytics. This course will teach you data analytics and management through best practices for managing data and preparing it for organizational use. With this knowledge, you'll understand how to analyze information to support your organization in achieving goals for growth, productivity, profitability, and performance.