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- Available Lessons: 66
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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You don't have to fork over hundreds of dollars and hours upon hours of your valuable time to earn college credit. With our help, you can prepare for the Principles of Marketing CLEP exam and earn three hours of college credit in just a few weeks and for a fraction of the cost.
Our self-paced instructional videos allow you to study marketing philosophies, research strategies, product promotions, advertising and pretty much everything else you might cover in a one-semester introductory marketing class. Instructors make the material engaging and easy to follow, so you can commit important marketing concepts to memory and ace the exam.
Syllabus & Course Information
Lessons in this course are designed to address each of the CLEP test objectives, which means you'll spend your study time learning about topics covered on the actual exam. By the time you finish, you should be able to do the following:
- Outline marketing ethics and philosophies
- Define competitive advantage
- Detail the marketing environment
- Discuss the international marketplace
- Explain the process of consumer decision making
- Identify advertising, public relations and promotion
- Describe business-to-business marketing
You might want to consider completing our introductory business and management courses before taking on the marketing lessons included here. A solid understanding of the management functions and marketing basics covered in these courses could help you hit the ground running when it comes time to study international markets, consumer decision making, pricing strategy or any of the other topics found in this study guide.
This Principles of Marketing course includes 6 chapters consisting of 45 lessons total. Each of the videos are around eight minutes in length. There are also transcripts if you'd rather read the material. There are also several opportunities to check your understanding of the lessons. Self-guided multiple-choice quizzes are included at the end of each lesson, and a final CLEP Principles of Marketing practice test is available if you'd like to get a better idea of where you stand in terms of your overall preparedness. You can also submit questions to our course experts if you need help at any point during your studies.
Principles of Marketing CLEP Exam Information
Questions on the Principles of Marketing CLEP exam address the same content you'd cover in an introductory or basic marketing course. Schools accepting CLEP scores generally allow you to apply credit towards your degree program's general education requirements. You might also be able to fulfill prerequisites for advanced marketing courses.
- Number of Questions: About 100
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 90 minutes
- Number of Credits: 3
- Exam Cost: $85
CLEP Principles of Marketing Exam Breakdown
|CLEP Principles of Marketing Exam Concept||Percent of the CLEP Principles of Marketing Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Role of Marketing in Society||8-13%||10 questions||11 lessons|
|Role of Marketing in a Firm||17-24%||20 questions||6 lessons|
|Target Marketing||22-27%||25 questions||14 lessons|
|Marketing Mix||40-50%||45 questions||14 lessons|
Earn CLEP Credit
Most colleges and universities award three credit hours for each semester-long course you complete. The Principles of Marketing CLEP exam allows you to earn the same amount of credits with just a few weeks of study time and substantially less expense. Additionally, these credits are accepted by several schools and can be earned whenever you're ready to take the test.
Study Schedule for the Principles of Marketing CLEP Exam
Video lessons in this course include around eight hours of instruction. Take a look at the chart below to get a better idea of how you might go about arranging your study time, and find out when you can expect to be ready for the test.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||About 1 week|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just over 1 week|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||Around 3 weeks|
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