February 6, 2014
Marketing Students at Metro State U. of Denver Are Graded on Ticket Sales
Faculty members at Metropolitan State University of Denver are reviewing several marketing courses in the business school that require students to sell tickets to professional sports games for a portion of their grade. The students’ ticket sales, which have taken place since 2003, generate thousands of dollars in revenue for the business school.
The requirement has angered some professors who worry that students are being exploited.
The review of the courses, begun by