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International Business Degree

International Business Program Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in International Business is to prepare students with fundamental managerial skills to succeed in a global business environment and to pursue careers in managerial positions in public or private companies and in non-profit organizations.

International Business Program Learning Goals

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business are able to:

  • Analyze how social, economic and political paradigms impact ethical issues in various international business strategic planning situations.
  • Work in teams, use critical thinking to analyze and solve problems and effectively communicate legal issues pertaining to international business law and international business operations.
  • Utilize written and oral communication to effectively analyze and synthesize economic and financial information with an emphasis on international business.
  • Evaluate nature, significance and context of managerial activities as undertaken by leadership in various organizations in international business contexts.
  • Apply technology to analyze problems, develop business analyses and recommend management decisions and actionable strategies that relate to international business management, marketing and finance.

Global Business Professional
The lower division required international business courses prepare students for the examination leading to certification as a Certified Global Business Professional offered by NASBITE.

Concentrations
Students majoring in International Business may select six upper division elective courses in management or choose one of the following concentrations to add an additional focus to their studies:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Government Contract Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Information Management
  • Management
  • Marketing

Prerequisites for Upper Division Courses

  • Successful completion of general education course requirements
  • Successful completion of MGMT235

International Business Program Outline

To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business, students must earn 120 semester credit hours. Unless noted otherwise, all courses carry three semester credits hours. Program course requirements are listed in the credit requirements section below.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

General Education Requirements (18 Credits)

  • COMP 125 The Digital World
  • ENGL 101 English Composition I
  • ENGL 102 English Composition II
  • GNED 112 Student Success Strategies
  • MATH 106 College Mathematics
  • MATH 110 College Algebra

Lower Division Core Courses (42 Credits)

Required Management Courses (21 Credits)

  • ACCT 101 Financial Accounting
  • BUS 110 Foundations of Business
  • BUS 202 Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • BUS 230 Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • ECON 201 Principles of Economics
  • FIN 230 Fundamentals of Finance
  • MGMT 250 Introduction to Business Analysis

Required International Business Courses (21 Credits)

  • BUS 270 International Business Law
  • BUS 290 Strategies for International Business Ventures
  • MGMT 218 Comparative Economic Systems
  • MGMT 235 International Business
  • MGMT 260 Cross Cultural Management
  • MGMT 275 International Trade and Practices
  • MRKT 230 International Marketing

UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS (60 Credits)

General Education Requirements (12 Credits)

  • ENGL 395 Research and Report Writing
  • MATH 323 Research and Statistical Analysis
  • PSYC 201 Principles of Psychology
  • SCIE 312 Environmental Science and Sustainability

Upper Division Core Courses (30 Credits)

  • BUS 310 Export/Import Marketing
  • MGMT 303 International Business Management
  • MGMT 305 Organizational Communications
  • MGMT 311 Supply Chain Management
  • MRKT 424 International Marketing
  • FIN 350 International Banking and Finance
  • MGMT 360 Leadership
  • MGMT 435 Strategic Management and Planning
  • MGMT 440 International Organizational Development
    Strategies
  • MRKT 450 New Product Development (US and Global)

Electives (18 Credits)
Any 18 credits or one of the concentrations below

  • Accounting Concentration
  • ACCT 307 Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 308 Assurance and Audit Services
  • ACCT 312 Risk Analysis
  • ACCT 402 Corporate Taxation
  • ACCT 450 Advanced Financial and Tax Accounting
  • BUS 320 Advanced Business Law for Accounting

  • Finance Concentration
  • FIN 310 Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • FIN 320 Asset Management
  • FIN 330 Corporate Finance
  • FIN 340 Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • FIN 350 International Banking and Finance
  • FIN 400 Derivatives and Risk Management

  • Government Contact Management Concentration
  • MGMT 308 Government Contract Law
  • MGMT 326 Principles of Federal Acquisition (FAR and DAR)
  • MGMT 330 Purchasing and Material Management
  • MGMT 332 Cost and Price Analysis
  • MGMT 350 Contract Administration
  • MGMT450 – Contract Modification and Options

  • Healthcare Management Concentration
  • HLTH 303 Information Systems for Health Systems
  • HLTH 400 Societal Health and Policy Issues
  • HLTH 403 Global Health Administration
  • HLTH 405 Healthcare Financial Management
  • HLTH 435 Strategic Healthcare Planning
  • MGMT 411 Total Quality Management
    Information

  • Information Management Concentration
  • CBSC 301 Introduction to Digital Forensics
  • CBSC 405 Security Policies and Procedures
  • MCAP 351 Management Support Systems
  • MICS 341 Systems Analysis and Design
  • MICS 455 Computer Networking and Telecommunications
  • MICS 461 Database Management

  • Management Concentration
  • MCAP 303 Organization and Technology of Information Management
  • MGMT 360 Leadership
  • MGMT 365 Managing Conflict and Change
  • MGMT 417 Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 424 Negotiations Management
  • MGMT 427 Operations Management

  • Marketing Concentration
  • MRKT 350 Salesmanship
  • MRKT 424 International Marketing
  • MRKT 425 Consumer Behavior
  • MRKT 427 Marketing Management
  • MRKT 450 New Product Development (US and Global)
  • MRKT 490 Marketing and Social Media

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