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.
Note: a third quarter college level oral, written and reading competency in a modern language with a grade ≥2.0 is required for this major.
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|
|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 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|
|ECON 470||INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS||5|
|FINC 474||INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT 470||INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT 471||MULTINATIONAL PEOPLE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MKTG 472||GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT||4|
|Required Elective–choose an approved, related elective in consultation with your faculty advisor.||4-5|
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.