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BS in Business Studies - International Business
With the globalization of today and the liberalization of trade, international business studies provide a deep insight into the world’s economy and markets, as well as a comprehensive look into how businesses strategize and operate on an international level. International Business explores the dynamics of doing business on a world scale, as well as the opportunities, costs and challenges the organizations face while attempting to expand to or connect with foreign markets.
This area of emphasis provides a global perspective on management, finance, marketing, international affairs and economics while providing students with the fundamentals of business knowledge. This emphasis aims at preparing students for work in the international marketplace as business professionals who are able to understand and benefit from the dynamics of international business and finance.
The minimum number of credits required to graduate with a BS in Business Studies with International Business Emphasis is 92 credits.
Along with the General University Requirements and Business Core Requirements, to graduate with an international business emphasis, the student should complete all of the Emphasis Requirements along with 9 credits of Business Electives.
Typical Study Plan (pdf)
Emphasis Requirements (15 credits)
|FIN302||Financial Institutions & Markets||3|
|IBS311||Managing the Multinational Corporation||3|
|FIN322||Global Financial Management||3|
Business Electives (9 credits)
|Any of the following|
|FEM488||Special Topic in Family & Entrepreneurial Business||3|
|HOM321||Tourism Eco.& Cultural Impact||3|
|MGT336||Developing a Business Plan||1|
|MGT436||Personality and Career Development||1|
|POL313||Concepts of Int’l Relations||3|
|QBA301||Intermediate Managerial Statistics||3|
The International Business emphasis is beneficial to the student’s career, regardless of the industry, since an understanding of international transactions and organizational strategies is favored today.
In addition to the known business career paths, especially in multinationals, the student may explore:
- Stock Market
- International Banking
- International Development Organizations