Major in Professional Strategic Selling

Major in Professional Strategic Selling

 

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The Major in Professional Strategic Selling (PSS) focuses on the business skills needed to be successful in a sales career. Students will take a full range of coursework aimed at developing their selling skills, thereby fully preparing these students for the realities of the sales role. The curriculum places great emphasis on the use of role plays to prepare students. Through role-playing, students can apply the theoretical lessons learned within the classroom and subsequently apply them. With repeated practice, students develop the skills needed to be successful sales professionals.

The Major in Professional Strategic Selling requires 120 credit hours. Students will take the following coursework according to the PSS Curriculum Guide (pdf) to complete the Major in PSS.


Admission Criteria

Admission into the Major in Professional Strategic Selling is competitive. Students must apply and be admitted to the program, submitting a completed application form and resume.

Specific requirements:

  • A completed application form, including a resume and a LinkedIn profile.
  • Reference assessment from one K-State faculty member; faculty member ranks candidates on academics and work ethic.
  • Resume and LinkedIn profile demonstrating the characteristics that support a sales career and a passion for sales.

Other admission requirements:

  • Completed 45 - 60 credit hours.
  • Minimum 2.50 cumulative K-State GPA.
  • Admission through a separate application process.

Note: Transfer GPA will not be considered in determining eligibility to enter a major. Only the K-State GPA is applicable. However, ALL hours (K-State and any transfer hours) are included in the 45 - 60 credit hours.

Application for Admission

Applications for admission into the Major in Professional Strategic Selling will be processed twice a year.

  • The fall semester deadline is October 1.
  • The spring semester deadline is March 1.

Interested students should complete the following application for admission, meeting the admission and application criteria above.

Major in Professional Strategic Selling Application

After reviewing of applications an interview may be required. Students will be contacted directly if further information is needed. Applicants will be notified by email on the status of their application within two weeks after the semester term deadline.

Questions?
If you have any questions regarding the Major in Professional Strategic Selling, please contact Kellie Jackson, Managing Director, at 785-532-2783.