Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Management with emphasis in International Business
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Management with an emphasis in International Business degree covers all aspects of management with a special focus on the complexities of leading people and directing an organization’s resources in an international/ global setting. Topics include the dynamics of globalization, the organization and strategic planning of multinational and transnational organizations, foreign subsidiary coordination and control, and special human resource issues such as cross-cultural management and expatriate employees. Time is given to all aspects of marketing for foreign markets. Students will also receive a sound understanding of what economic forces drive international markets and the complexities they will face dealing with trade barriers, issues of standardization/adaptation, foreign exchange markets, etc.
- Students will explain the important terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques and theories used in management.
- Students will be able to identify and apply appropriate terminology, facts, concepts, principles, analytic techniques and theories used in management when analyzing moderately complex situations.
- Students will be able to synthesize and integrate important concepts, principles, and theories used in management into solutions to moderately complex management problems.
A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following: 42 Required US credit hours of Core Courses in the Major (this equals 14 courses); 30 US Credits from the Global Citizenship Program; 55 Elective US credit hours (this equals 19 courses).
- ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting I (3 credit hours)
- ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
- ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
- ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
- ECON 3720 International Trade and Finance (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3320 Business Law: International (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3400 Human Resource Management (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 3500 Marketing (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 4100 International Management (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 4330 International Marketing (3 credit hours)
- MNGT 4940 Global Competitive Strategies (Overview) (3 credit hours)
- Management Elective - upper level 3000-4000 MNGT elective (3 credit hours)
One course from each of the following four international areas (12 credit hours):
- International History
- International Politics
- International Relations
- General course with an international topic
12 credit hours in German, French, Spanish, or Italian. This requirement is waived for students whose native language is not English. In this case, the requirements for major reduce to 51 credits and the number of elective credits increase to 50.
A student may major in any management program and the BS in business administration without substituting courses for ACCT 2010, ACCT 2025, ECON 2020, ECON 2030, and MNGT 2100, which reduces the requirement for the second major by 15 credits. However, substitutions will be required for courses required by both majors that are not on this list.