International Business Major, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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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.

Courses taken for the International Business Major beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Marketing Major, the Human Resource Management Option, the Operations Management Option or the General Business Option.

Note: required language skill–third quarter oral, written and reading competency in a modern language with a grade ≥2.0.

Note: ECON 200  and ECON 201  are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill GECRs and as requirements for the degree; however, these courses are not counted twice towards the total of 180 credits required for graduation.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS5
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
MISC 211INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
Upper Division
DSCI 346ADVANCED DATA ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS4
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required International Business Courses
ACCT 498SEMINAR1-5
ECON 470INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS5
FINC 474INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 470INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 471MULTINATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT4
MKTG 472GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT4
Required Elective–choose an approved, related elective in consultation with your faculty advisor.4-5
Total Credits95-100

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will:

  • 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;
  • 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;
  • gain an appreciation of how social and political factors influence global business.