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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Selling Major, B.A.

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All candidates for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Selling must satisfy the required prerequisites and major requirements described in the following sections. The basic structure of the program is: 

Credit Requirements Semester Hours
General Studies and Required Prerequisites 33
Major Courses 63
Unrestricted Electives* 24
Total Hours (minimum) 120

*MSU Denver’s Multicultural requirement may be satisfied by taking an approved Multicultural course 

NOTE: Unrestricted elective credits may vary. Total unrestricted electives must be sufficient for student to meet MSU Denver’s minimum required 120 credit hours.

General Studies and Required Prerequisites: 33 credits

The academic foundation for a successful business career or graduate work is a broad liberal arts education. See the General Studies Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Required Prerequisites

Global Diversity

Students may satisfy the Global Diversity requirement by completing any course designated as Global Diversity within one of the following categories: Arts and Humanities; Historical; Natural and Physical Sciences; or Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students may also use an unrestricted elective to satisfy this requirement.

Professional Selling Elective Requirements: 12 credits

Twelve credit hours of any upper division MKT prefix courses and/or courses from the approved list:

Unrestricted Electives: 24 credits


To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Selling, a student must successfully complete 30 or more credit hours of business coursework at MSU Denver. This 30-hour residency requirement can be met by completing any business courses with the prefix ACC, ACCM, BNK, BUS, CIS, ECO, FIN, MGT and MKT. A student must complete at least twelve (12) upper-division semester hours in Marketing at MSU Denver. A grade of C- or better is required for courses in this program to count toward the Bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

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