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Automotive Management

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose Automotive Management

This minor is designed to provide students with a solid overview of the business and cultural side of the transportation industry. Students are prepared to transition into sales, marketing, distribution, and customer relations positions with vehicle and equipment manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and aftermarket companies.

Ferris has been providing the automotive industry with entry-level managers since 1971, and is well known and respected for providing individuals with these skills.

Admission Requirements

The minor is open to all students enrolled and pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree in majors other than Automotive Management. Students are expected to meet prerequisites for all courses.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 18 semester hours with a 2.0 or higher G.P.A. in the minor. Students are also required to meet with their Automotive Management faculty advisor to plan and track their progress throughout the minor degree.  At least one-half of the credits must be earned at Ferris State University.

More Information

Automotive Department
Ferris State University
708 Campus Drive, AUT-101
Big Rapids, MI 49307
231-591-2655

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Required Courses

Auto Marketing-Distribution 1
4
Auto Marketing-Distribution 2
4
Warranty - Customer Relations
3

Optional Courses

Choose one of the following.
Automotive Accounting
4
or
Princ. of Financial Accounting
3

Directed Electives

Choose from the following.
Automotive Materials
4
or
Automotive Culture
3
or
Mgmt of Variable Operations
4
or
Automotive Internet Marketing
3