BUS 301 - Consumer Behavior (3)

Prerequisite: BUS 251 . (PSY 117  is recommended.)
An emphasis on the application of behavioral science theories, concepts, methods, and research findings to the understanding and prediction of consumer behavior as the basis of decision-making by marketing managers. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to 1) understand the concept of consumer behavior from the perspectives of buying, using and disposing; 2) study, practice and analyze various models of consumer decision making; 3) evaluate methods of manipulating the environment in an effort to cause consumer behavior; 4) learn how human needs, motives, personality, attitudes and other internal factors impact consumer behavior; 5) practice models of consumer learning; and 6) explore how family, culture and subculture impact consumer behavior.

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