The Sales Program is uniquely designed to equip students with the essential skills and knowledge necessary for success in the dynamic field of sales. Through a blend of theoretical coursework and practical experiences, students gain insights into consumer behavior, ethical negotiation strategies, and effective communication techniques. Sales students graduate as well-formed individuals who rise quickly into leadership positions because of their ethics training.

Through the sales program you will get the opportunity to:

  • Meet sales recruiters,
  • Gain sale professional mentors,
  • Attend Sales Industry Conferences,
  • Compete in national sales competitions, and
  • Obtain a lucrative career at some fast growing companies such as our partner companies


  • Specialization Requirements

    All of our Sales classes are taught by highly experienced sales professionals and include a practical training in sales founded on the principles of Catholic Social Thought. Our Sales program has had an exceptional record of placing graduates with high-growth companies, many of whom have experienced accelerated career progression due to their ethics background.

    Specialization courses include:

    • MKT 349: Personal Selling
    • MKT 435: Sales Leadership
    • MKT 422: Consultative Professional Sales
    • Elective. Choose one below:
      • DR 403: Public Speaking
      • MKT 348: Consumer Behavior
      • MGT 311: Organizational Behavior
      • MGT 368: Business to Business (B2B) Marketing
      • MKT 495A: Marketing/Sales Internship
  • University Requirements

    Students must also complete the core university requirements, specific to their major, in order to complete their degree. Business students are required to complete courses which include: philosophy, theology, humanities, literature, writing and composition, and free electives.

    See complete degree requirements, including business and liberal arts requirements.

Sales Program Director and Founder: Mark Weber

weber-250x324.jpgProfessor Mark Weber is a veteran Executive with over 30 years of experience in technology sales and engineering. Professor Weber has served in a variety of roles within the Information Technology space, most recently serving as Senior Vice President for the Americas at NetApp.

Professor Weber is also the Federal Advisor for Varonis, a Board Advisor for MemSQL, advisor to Big Switch Networks, and a Board Advisor in Federal for Cohesity.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Tech.