Fulfilling the Minor
To fulfill the Professional Sales and Business Development Minor, students must complete 16 semester hours of coursework as described below. Students admitted to the Professional Sales and Business Development Minor must contact their home college to have the approved minor added to their degree audit profile, otherwise they cannot receive transcript recognition upon completion of the requirements.
At least half of the required minor coursework must be completed in residence at The University of Texas at Austin. All coursework must be taken on the letter-grade basis (unless the course is only offered on a pass/fail basis), and completed in conjunction with the student’s major requirements at the time of graduation. The University requires at least nine hours of the minor to be coursework not used to satisfy requirements of the student’s major.
Registration for any of these courses will require that existing prerequisite course requirements are adequately met.
The Professional Sales and Business Development Minor requirements are:
Other courses may be considered for substitution, as approved by the Professional Sales and Business Development Minor Committee.
All classes must be taken on the letter-grade basis unless they are only offered on a pass/fail basis. The student must earn a combined grade point average of at least 2.00 in these courses.
For students majoring in Marketing, nine hours for the Professional Sales and Business Development minor must be taken in addition to and different from the MKT electives taken for the major. Marketing majors are encouraged to take the CMS and ADV course options for the Foundational Sales Courses and Sales-Related Elective Courses.
* Available to non-major students only in the summer; restricted to Advertising and PR majors during the fall and spring.