Global Business

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About the Program

International Business is an extension of the traditional business major emphasizing the study of multicultural environments, international business and global management. It trains one to analyze problems that have added to the complexity of relating to societies different from our own. Globalization will be the catalyst generating international jobs in the coming decade.

Requirements

Pre-requisites
BUAD 211 Global Management (None)
BUAD 215 Accounting Principles (None)
BUAD 333 Global Marketing (BUAD 233)
ECON 247 International Trade & Finance (ECON 121 and 122)  

Choose two (2) from:
ECON 287 Economics and the Environment (ECON 120 or121)
POLI 231 International Politics (POLI 101 or Perm.)
POLI 232 International Organizations (Perm.)
POLI 333 Global Political Economy (POLI 231)
BUAD 406 Independent Study in Global Business (See catalog)
BUAD 416 Internship (See catalog)
A travel course in another country
Foreign language at 202 level

Admission to the concentration requires an overall grade point average of 2.0 and a 2.0 grade point average in all courses that are prerequisites to concentration courses.

Skills of a Global Manager

  • Proficient in a foreign language
  • Multicultural awareness & sensitivity
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Organizational & problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest in traveling
  • Knowledge of currency value & exchange rates
  • Interest in world affairs, politics, geography

Related Occupations

  • Importer/Exporter Manager
  • International Dept./Banking
  • Sales Correspondent
  • Interpreter
  • Accountant
  • Buyer / sourcing manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Project Manager
  • Global Consultant
  • Global companies

Compilation of Credit Form for Concentrations