College of Business

Marketing Department

Students in the Seufferlein Sales Program conference room

Department Overview

The Marketing Department focuses on courses leading to undergraduate degrees in business administration with the marketing option. Our experienced faculty prepare students for challenging and rewarding careers in a global business environment.

Supplementing classroom instruction, students gain practical experience through internships and team projects, solving real-world problems under the close supervision of dedicated faculty members.

In addition to being exemplary classroom instructors and experts in their field, the faculty within the Marketing Department are recognized for making significant contributions to the field through research. Their work is published in many of the leading marketing journals.

Marketing Option

The Marketing option provides students with an understanding of the latest practices and technologies used within today's high–tech business environment, including the areas of e–commerce, consumer behavior, and market research. This option prepares students for careers in sales, distribution, advertising, marketing research, retailing, new product development, brand management, and marketing communications. 


The department also offers a Marketing minor and a minor in International Business.

Programs and Certificates

Seufferlein Sales Program and Professional Sales Certificate

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Department Office 
Tehama Hall 307 530-898-5666

Damon Aiken

Damon Aiken, Chair

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Business Advisors

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Glenn Hall 321 530-898-5666

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