International Business Major, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)
The International Business major is for students with career objectives in the management of global business organizations. The course of study provides education in the theory and principles of international economics, management, finance, human resource management and marketing. It is concerned with the role of global business in both the host country as well as the world economy.
Student must be formally admitted to the Business Undergraduate Program or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the major. See Business Administration Course Enrollment Policies for more information.
Courses taken for the International Business Major beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management Option, Operations Management Option or General Business Option majors.
- formal admission to the BAB program is required;
- ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.
Grade Requirements for Graduation
- a third quarter college level oral, written and reading competency in a modern language with a grade ≥C is required for this major;
- a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major;
- a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.
|Required Business Administration Core|
|ACCT 251||PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING||5|
|ACCT 252||PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING||4|
|ACCT 261||BUSINESS LAW||4|
|DSCI 245||DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS||4|
|ECON 200||INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS||5|
|ECON 201||INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS||5|
|ENGL 201||COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION||5|
|MATH 142||PRECALCULUS MATH II||5|
|or MATH 161||CALCULUS I|
|or MATH 200||FINITE MATHEMATICS|
|MISC 211||INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS||4|
|DSCI 346||ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS||4|
|FINC 335||FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT 326||ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR||4|
|MGMT 423||BUSINESS AND SOCIETY||4|
|MGMT 490||DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
|MKTG 310||PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING||4|
|OPSM 330||OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT||4|
|Required International Business Courses|
|ACCT 457||INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING||4|
|ECON 470||INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS||5|
|FINC/IBUS 474||INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT/IBUS 470||INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT/IBUS 471||MULTINATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MKTG/IBUS 472||GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT||4|
|Required Elective–choose an approved, related elective in consultation with your faculty advisor.||4-5|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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- gain an appreciation of how social and political factors influence global business;
- have a basic knowledge of how to manage these risks;
- have an appreciation for the foreign exchange markets including their participants, size, functions and impacts on international business;
- understand how differences in customs and cultures affect businesses operating in the international arena;
- understand the basic differences between the risks faced by domestic and multinational firms including transaction exposure, operating exposure and accounting exposure.