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Department of Marketing
BusAd C-303
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-6692
Fax: (808) 956-9886
E-mail: mktg@hawaii.edu
Web: mkt.shidler.hawaii.edu/


*Graduate Faculty

*D. L. Alden, PhD— marketing communications, healthcare marketing, cross-cultural consumer behavior
*J. Chandler, PhD—marketing strategy, business markets (B2B) network theory, international marketing, marketing communications, retail management
*Q. Chen, PhD—e-commerce, online consumer behavior, consumer well-being
R. Garrity, MS—principles of marketing, global sales management, cross-cultural consumer behavior
*E. M. Okada, PhD—marketing strategy, consumer decision making, new ventures marketing
*A. P. Palia, DBA—international business
*N. E. Synodinos, PhD—consumer behavior, marketing research
* S. L. Vargo, PhD—marketing theory, service-encounter evaluation, buyer-seller relationships, brand evaluation and extension
*J. R. Wills Jr., DBA—international marketing, technology marketing, marketing strategy
*X. Zhao, PhD—advertising and society, consumer culture and materialism, globalization and marketing issues in China, cross-cultural research and international marketing

Degrees Offered: BBA in marketing

The Academic Program

Marketing (MKT) involves studying the ways that organiza-tions create and maintain mutually satisfying exchanges between themselves and their customers. Marketing course work helps students learn how to effectively and efficiently manage components of the marketing mix: product, distribution, communications, and price.

Marketing offers courses in marketing research, marketing strategies, consumer behavior, personal selling, internet marketing, advertising and promotion, entrepreneurial marketing, retailing, and multinational operations. After completing the marketing major, the student should possess knowledge that is applicable to a wide range of professional careers. These careers include advertising account executive, marketing manager, sales manager, and marketing research manager.

Undergraduate Study

BBA in Marketing


  • MKT 311, 321, and 391
  • Two elective courses from MKT 331, 332, 341, 351, 352, 361, 362, 363, 372, 381, 410, 411

MKT Courses