Consumer Behavior

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Consumer Behavior

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Consumer Family Studies, Marketing, Merchandising

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description
    This course is open to students who have completed BUSS 205 (Principles of Marketing). This course introduces an interdisciplinary approach to analyze and interpret consumer buying behavior. This course provides a basic understanding of the general models of choice behavior as it relates to marketing decision making. Emphasis is on consumer information processing, decision making process, learning, and social forces as they impact on the choice process.

    Course Objectives

    • Providing a basic understanding of the psychological, sociological, and economic processes affecting consumer choices
    • Linking an understating of consumer behavior principles to developing marketing strategies
    • Gaining experiences in gathering and analyzing consumer data

    Course Materials
    Lecture Notes. Lecture notes will be posted on EKU.

    Recommended Textbook (Not required. Optional)
    Hoyer, W.D. & MacInnis, D. J. (2013), Consumer Behavior, 6th (or 5th) edition, South-Western.


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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