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Major Requirements

Major Declaration Requirements

To declare a major in IME Honors Marketing, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Acceptance into the IME Honors program
  • Completion of 28.0 hours at DePaul University
  • The following courses must be completed with a grade of C- or higher: ACC 101, ACC 102, BLW 201, ECO 105, ECO 106, MAT 135, MAT 136, and MAT 137
  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 2.000
  • A minimum Marketing grade point average of 2.000
  • No grades of IN, R, or lower than C- in any Marketing (MKT) course or course used toward the Marketing major
  • Completion of MKT 301 and MKT 310 with minimum grades of C-

Course Requirements

In addition to MKT 301 and MKT 310, a student majoring in IME Honors Marketing is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 30.0 hours plus 4.0 hours to be shared with Business Core (34.0 hours total):

Communication Requirement

MKT 376 must be completed by students majoring in Marketing and serves as the Communication requirement in the Business Core.

Multiple Marketing Concentrations

While a student may complete more than one Marketing concentration, at least 50% of the courses used for the completion of a second concentration must be unique to the completion of that concentration.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (16.0 hours) is also required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Global Business Perspective

If a MKT course or ICS 350 is shared between Global Business Perspective and the Marketing major, additional hours of Open Elective credit are required. Any MKT or ICS 350 course must be passed with C- or higher.

Experiential Learning

Sharing of MKT 393 between Experiential Learning and the Marketing major may be possible; consult with academic advisor.

Graduation Requirements

All Marketing (MKT) courses and any other courses used toward the Marketing major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher. ​

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