Undergraduate Certificates

Athletic & Outdoor Industry Undergraduate Certificate

From concept to consumer, the Athletic and Outdoor Industry certificate program explores the unique challenges and competitive issues within the athletic and outdoor industry. It is for students who want to go beyond product design and sports management to examine the larger competitive industry issues in marketing, retailing, distribution, and sales.

Students are required to complete degree requirements specified for a business administration major in order to be awarded the Athletic & Outdoor Industry Certificate. Registration for Mktg 436 & Mktg 437 is restricted to students who have been approved through the online application (available via a link in the banweb.pdx.edu course footnotes).

To be awarded the certificate, students must complete all certificate requirements specified below:


Required Courses

Mktg 338UProfessional Selling


Mktg 375Retailing


Mktg 436Competitive Dynamics in the Athletic and Outdoor Industry


Mktg 437Product Management in the Athletic and Outdoor Industry


Total Credit Hours:16

Students may substitute Mktg 467 Sales Management for Mktg 338U if they choose.


GSCM 429Global transportation and Logistics management



GSCM 439Global Sourcing and Negotiation


Total Credit Hours:4
Other courses may be substituted with Director approval in consultation with faculty and advisers.

Total Credit Hours: 20