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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

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Department of Professional Sales

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Department Chair: Blake Nielson
Location: Technical Education Building, Room 101
Telephone Contact: Wendi Birch 801-626-6913
Professors: Vel Casler, Desiree Cooper, Steven Eichmeier; Associate Professors: Tim Border, Jo Ellen Jonsson, Blake Nielson; Assistant Professors: Brock Adams, Alex Lawrence; Instructors: Nicole Flink, Kathleen Jensen

The Department of Professional Sales offers associate of applied science degrees in the areas of Sales & Merchandising Technology and bachelor’s degrees in Professional Sales.

Sales and Merchandising

The sales and merchandising program is designed to prepare people for employment in selling at all levels of distribution and merchandising and middle management areas of retailing. Occupational opportunities include positions as salespeople (auto, insurance, real estate, etc.), middle management areas of sales managers and wholesale managers, retail salespeople, departmental managers, fashion coordinators, buyers, sales promotion managers, personnel directors, and display people. Students supplement their course work with practical on-the-job training in local business establishments, receiving college credit for their work experience.

Professional Sales

This program prepares individuals to serve as agents or sales representatives in selling products/services to other businesses, plants, professionals, and public and private institutions. This program offers a professional sales emphasis tailored toward specific fields such as:

  Manufacturing Rep Communication System Rep
  Pharmaceutical Rep Medical Equipment Rep
  Financial Planning Real Estate
  Technology Sales Financial Services Marketing
  Wholesale Rep Broker
  Electronic Rep Small Business Owner



Professional Sales Courses  


    Associate of Applied ScienceBachelor of ScienceEmphasis Option for Bachelor of Integrated Studies

       BIS emphases are also offered for most programs with a minor.

    MinorHonors, Departmental

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