Auctioneering Studies is a program that generally prepares individuals for professional careers as auctioneers and auction managers, and for meeting applicable state licensing requirements.
Auctioneering Studies majors and degree programs likely include instruction in bid calling, public speaking, ring working, auction techniques, salesmanship skills, auction techniques, salesmanship skills, auction clerking and cashiering, auction advertising, working independently or with auction houses, contracts and agency, applicable sales law, and managing both general auctions and auctions specializing in commodities such as antiques, consignments, farm equipment, industrial equipment, real estate, livestock, and automobiles.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Auctioneering (use the College Search feature and enter " auctioneering " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Auctioneering Studies?
With a major/degree in Auctioneering, you likely will work for an auction house or auction company that specializes in your area of expertise (agriculture, antiques, etc.)
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Auctioneering Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
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