MKT 230   Marketing (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to explain the concepts of production, consumption and distribution in relation to a free enterprise economy; list the basic channels of distribution available to the manufacturer of consumer and industrial products; explain and compare the distribution functions of the manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer; and state the procedures necessary to develop a total marketing plan for a given product, service or product line. In addition, the student should be able to discuss the fundamental principles of consumer behavior in the buying process and apply those principles to target market strategies.