Undergraduate Minor - 18 Credit Hours
Classes start every 8 weeks.

How does something become all the rage? Many goods and services become popular not just because of their quality, but because of the marketing teams who shape their images and salespeople who provide them to consumers.

Program Description:

Those who choose to minor in sales take courses in marketing, selling, and consumer behavior, as well as complete an internship in sales. The program is designed for non-marketing majors to develop skills they can apply to careers in business and enterprise. With mean salaries ranging from $55,000-$97,000, the field of business represents endless opportunities for graduates. Some key personality traits of students who are interested in sales may be:

  • Creative
  • Observant
  • Team-oriented
  • Leader

Sales Minor Courses

  • MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing
  • MRKT 340 Business Marketing
  • MRKT 355 Consumer Behavior
  • MRKT 414 Selling
  • MRKT 415 Sales Management
  • MRKT 496 Sales Internship
Admissions criteria for the Sales program

BVU's degree completion programs are classified as junior-senior level. Persons who have completed an associate degree or 60 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution qualify for admission. College level examination program credits (CLEP) and life experience credit may be available as described in the academic section. 

Admissions process for the Sales program
  • Although personal interviews are not required, applicants are urged to confer with an advisor.
  • Request that official transcript(s) from each college or university previously attended be sent to BVU. Without official transcripts and records, a student will not be allowed to register beyond the initial semester.
  • Complete the BVU Degree Completion Application
  • If you will be applying for financial assistance including student loans, complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) at
  • Students who have previously earned a B.A. or B.S. degree may be eligible to earn a second bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista University.

Tuition & Fees

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BVU's Institution code: 001847

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