International Business Concentration

A concentration in International Business (IB) provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for successful careers in the global business environment. BSBA students must combine the International Business Concentration with another BSBA Concentration. With this preparation, graduates will be prepared for employment in many manufacturing, service, or knowledge-based industries with international markets, international suppliers, international sources of finance, or an internationally diverse workforce.

For this concentration, students complete a total of eighteen (18) credit hours, including fifteen (15) credit hours in required courses, and three (3) credit hours in electives. The completion of specified courses in international business may be applied toward the course requirements in other concentration areas.

International Business Concentration Required Courses
BSAD 2700GLOBALIZATION OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE3
ECON 3600INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS3
FNBK 3700INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 4150INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT3
MKT 3380INTERNATIONAL MARKETING3
International Business Concentration Elective Courses
Select one of the following:3
INTNATIONAL BUS STUDY ABROAD
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
GEOGRAPHY OF ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION-US
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF CHINA AND EAST ASIA 1
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST 1
GLOBAL SOURCING AND INNOVATION
SOCIOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICA 1
LATINO/A MIGRATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMY 1
Total Credits18
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Note: PSCI 3640, PSCI 3700, SOC 3950, and SOC 4250 can also be utilized for Global Diversity General Education Credit.

Special Topics in Marketing and Management with a global emphasis will also be offered on a regular basis.

Secondary Concentration in International Business

A secondary concentration in international business is an option that enables BSBA students to add an international business focus to their primary BSBA concentration area.

Students must complete BSAD 2700 and nine (9) of courses representing three different areas in the College of Business Administration. In other words, students must choose three (3) courses from three (3) different areas.

International Business Secondary Concentration Required Course
BSAD 2700GLOBALIZATION OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE3
International Business Secondary Concentration Elective Courses
Select three (3) courses in three different areas in the College of Business Administration:9
INTNATIONAL BUS STUDY ABROAD
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
GLOBAL SOURCING AND INNOVATION
Total Credits12