Sales Engineering


Graduates with this minor are regarded highly by recruiters for industries seeking sales engineering staff. The minor provides the academic background for careers in sales, managerial, and entrepreneurial pursuits. Graduates are more effective communicators and are trained to promote and market new technologies and related products.

About this Program

Only students enrolled in an engineering degree-granting major are eligible for this minor. Computer Science students are not eligible for this degree.

The curriculum enhances the engineering discipline with courses in communications, business, management and accounting. There is a core requirement of seven to eight credits, a communication skills elective requirement of three credits and a management skills elective requirement of six to eight credits.

Required Courses

ACG 2021Introduction to Financial Accounting3-4
or AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance
AEB 3341Selling Strategically3
EGN 4930Sales Engineer Seminar1
Select one:3
Civil Engineering Cost Analysis
Process Economics and Optimization
Engineering Economy
AEB 3300Agricultural and Food Marketing3-4
or MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing
Communications Skills elective3
Total Credits16-18

Communications Skills Electives

AEC 3030CEffective Oral Communication3
ENC 3250Professional Communication3
ENC 3246Professional Communication for Engineers3
SDS 4410Interpersonal Communication Skills3
SPC 2300Introduction to Interpersonal Communication3
SPC 2608Introduction to Public Speaking3