2017-18 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs

International Business

International Business Program Mission

The International Business graduate is prepared for domestic and international careers where graduates will be employed in activities involved with the international flow of goods, services, and information. Our graduates take positions with global businesses, governmental organizations, and non-profit organizations. Our graduates add value to their employers’ organizations through their acquired international expertise and sensitivities.

International Business Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal Outcome
Apply knowledge of international business at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels in a changing global environment.Applies business analysis at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels in any organization.
Prepares and implements international business plans and strategies.
Designs and introduces implementation plans.
Designs and introduces control mechanisms.
Conducts research that determines and prioritizes international business opportunities.
Identifies and controls for international risks and uncertainties.
Apply cross-cultural business skills and expertise.Demonstrates and applies international and domestic cross-cultural skills and competencies in segmenting and serving markets exhibiting different cultural characteristics.
Demonstrates and applies communication skills and competencies demanded by organizations with international operations, or organizations that are affected by global events, conditions, and constraints.
Demonstrates ability to use marketing, management, and other business disciplines in a variety of cultural settings.
Apply a variety of business and management skills in evaluating domestic and international business and non-business opportunities.Explains and applies international business and management skills to evaluate domestic organizations that are affected by international events, conditions, and constraints.
Explains and applies international business and management skills to evaluate international organizations that are affected by global events, conditions, and constraints.
Demonstrate effective decision-making, organizing and leadership skills.Demonstrates effective decision-making, organizing and leadership skills in for-profit business organizations.
Demonstrates effective decision-making, organizing and leadership skills in local, state, regional, national, and trans-national governmental organizations.
Demonstrates effective decision-making, organizing and leadership skills in non-profit organizations.

 

Bachelor of Science with a Major in International Business

General Education
General Education Courses38-40
College of Business Required General Education Courses
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Elementary Statistics
College of Business Core Requirements
ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
ACCT 201Elements of Accounting II3
ACCT 300Legal Environment of Business3
BADM 301Fundamentals of Management3
BADM 321Marketing3
BIT 220Management Information Systems3
BIT 318Business Communication3
BOTE 247Spreadsheet Applications3
FIN 353Corporation Finance3
Courses Required for International Business Major
ACCT 321Managerial Accounting3
BADM 120Fundamentals of Business3
BADM 307International Business3
BADM 427International Marketing3
BADM 437International Culture & Management3
BADM 462International Business Strategy3
FIN 457International Corporate Finance3
International Business Elective*3
International Business Elective*3
Any Foreign Language course(s)
Any 300 or 400 level College of Business course(s)
Any 300 or 400 level Economics course(s)
or any of the following:
World Regional Geography
North America
Geography of World Tourism
Western Civilization II
History Of Mexico
Latin American History Seminar
History Seminar
International Politics
Cultural Studies
Or course approval by student's International Bus. advisor
Total International Business credits24-27
Total Credits99-102
Electives (to meet the 120 graduation requirement)
Total Hours120

International business Minor

FIN 251Personal Finance3
BADM 301Fundamentals of Management3
BADM 307International Business3
BADM 321Marketing3
BADM 427International Marketing3
BADM 437International Culture & Management3
Total Hours18

International Business Concentration

BADM 301Fundamentals of Management3
BADM 307International Business3
BADM 321Marketing3
BADM 437International Culture & Management3
Total Hours12