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2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business, BA

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College Business
Academic Award Bachelor of Arts
Credits Required 125 semester credits
Faculty Lead Teresa Gillespie
CIP Code 52.0101

Business majors who study international business learn how business is conducted within their home country as well as other countries. They spend a full semester in a foreign country. They also participate in a working internship where they will experience the practical aspects of conducting business in or with that country.

Graduates with a degree in International Business are able to:

  1. Apply business concepts and theories to solve business challenges.
  2. Write a realistic entrepreneurial business plan.
  3. Compare global and domestic business issues and practices.
  4. Evaluate ethical dilemmas and other issues in business from a Christian faith perspective.
  5. Evaluate the business environment in a foreign country,
  6. Develop a career strategy in the field of International Business.

Core Curriculum Requirements: 60

Humanities: 9

  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9

  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see Course Descriptions  for applicability)
  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:
    Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), or Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI)

Science and Mathematics: 7

  • MATH xxxx College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx Science course with Lab 4 credits

Formation and Calling: 5

Core Elective: 9

Any college-level courses

Pre-Major Requirements: 9

Pre-Major requirements may be applied to the Core Curriculum requirements or General Electives

Major Requirements: 53

International Business Major Course Requirements: 21

Select one of the following semester abroad experiences: 18

Semester abroad must include a local internship

  • Beijing Language and Culture University, China
  • Latin American Studies Program (CCCU)
  • Soongsil University, South Korea

General Electives: 3-12

Any college-level courses

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