The professional and technical selling minor prepares students to manage business clients. This minor provides students with technical and/or liberal arts backgrounds with opportunities to pair these backgrounds with essential knowledge and skills required for careers in sales. Careers in sales offer independence, ample financial reward, personal growth, and opportunities for rapid advancement within organizations. Students experience rigorous classroom experiences designed to develop important knowledge and practical selling skills including: oral and written communication skills, selling techniques and networking, and the use of sales technology and customer information.
All professional and technical selling minors must comply with requirements of the advanced business prerequisites for enrollment in upper-division courses and must complete the common body of knowledge courses as listed previously. All professional selling courses for the minor require a minimum grade of C.
15 credit hours (3 credits required course, 6 credits from the Approved Elective Courses for the Professional and Technical Selling Minor course list, 6 credits of Advanced Business Electives)