Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Professional Sales


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Prepares students to manage business clients of for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Rigorous classroom experiences and industry opportunities equip students with essential knowledge and skills required to begin professional careers in sales.

 

Requirements - Total Credits: 120


Major Specific Courses - Credits: 21


Advanced Business Electives - Credits: 6


Any business courses at a 3000 - 4000 level that have not been used to meet any other primary major requirements.

Free Electives from Any College - Credits: 27


  • Courses from any college at any level - Credits: 9
  • Courses from any college at a 3000 - 4000 level - Credits: 18

Additional Requirements


The Professional Sales major prepares students to manage business clients of for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Specifically, this major provides business students with coursework and opportunities to equip themselves with essential knowledge and skills required to begin professional careers in sales. Careers in sales offer independence, ample financial reward, personal growth and opportunities for rapid advancement within organizations. Students that pursue a degree in professional sales will be challenged with industry engagement opportunities such as internships, and sales competitions. Students experience rigorous classroom experiences designed to develop the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed during the first years of their sales careers including: oral and written communication skills, selling techniques and networking, the use of sales technology and customer information, and sales pipeline management.

All professional sales majors 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 major require a minimum grade of C.

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