International Business Major
International Business Major
In today's business world, the globalization of markets and production is more evident than ever. Global trade is growing at unprecedented speed and is affecting all businesses, even those focused on the domestic market. To be successful, managers must be aware of the importance of regional trade agreements and supra-national organizations, and the effect of foreign exchange systems and the effect of fluctuations in foreign exchange.
Students who major in international business develop an understanding of these important issues along with knowledge of the strategies used by multinational corporations and how to manage in a cross-cultural environment.
After completing your BBA with a major in International Business, you will be able to:
- Discuss the impact of globalization on countries, businesses and their citizens.
- Explain the role of international organizations/agreements that affect business organizations including regional agreements, the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, and the International Monetary Fund.
- Analyze the political, legal, economic, and /cultural environment of multinational organizations in order to develop competitive strategies in a global environment.
- Evaluate the impact of internationalization on company strategies and on the mode of entry chosen by a multinational organization.
- Apply your knowledge of cultural values to evaluate the implementation of alternative management techniques in different cultures.
- Design a marketing strategy for an international market (4Ps).
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basics of international finance that are deemed necessary to conduct financial transactions in today's global economy, including development and current status of international monetary system, foreign exchange exposure, global parity conditions, forecasting FOREX, global capital budgeting, global cost of capital, and exports and/imports.
- 60 credits of lower division course work including business pre-core courses.
- 60 credits of upper division course work, including business core courses, international business major courses, and upper division business electives.
- International business major courses require a grade of "C" or higher.
ACG 4251 International Accounting
MAN 4633 MNC Strategy Simulation
Two elective courses from the electives list below
one elective course and one area studies course (listed below)
FIN 4633 International Capital Markets
FIN 4634 International Banking
MAN 4610 International Human Resources
MAN 4613 International Risk Assessment
MAR 4144 Export Marketing
MAN 4442 International Business Negotiations
MAN 4673 Trade Policy and Business
MAN 4712 IB Business-Government Relations
MAN 4672 IB Regulation and Ethics
ENT 4704 International Entrepreneurship
REE 4956 International real Estate
MAN 4203 Leadership in Multilateral Institutions
TRA 4721 Global Logistics
MAN 4660 Business in Latin America
MAN 4663 Business in the Caribbean
MAN 4662 Business in Europe
MAN 4661 Business in Asia
MAN 4671 Special Topics in International Business
MAN 4956 International Business Study Abroad
MAN 4946 International Business Internship
FIN 4651 Latin American Financial Markets and Institutions
Four upper division business electives
For more information view the International Business program requirements.