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Concentration Requirements

The International Business concentration will prepare you to navigate effectively as a manager in a complex and ever-changing global business environment. With the increasing interdependence of national economies and the growth of global enterprises, understanding international business frameworks and issues is vital to decision-makers. Through a multidisciplinary curriculum that includes accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing courses, you will have a chance to explore how businesses can manage the development of international commerce. Students taking this concentration must fulfill a foreign language requirement and have some international exposure outside of the classroom.

Highlights

This program provides:

  • A global approach to macroeconomics and microeconomic topics, including trade theory, international financial policy and emerging markets, as well as insight into the global business environment.
  • An understanding of the international economic and socio-cultural issues vital to decision-makers.
  • Basic theory and knowledge of the current issues in international economics, accounting, finance, marketing and management.
  • The opportunity to gain international exposure outside of the classroom through a study abroad business seminar. This seminar provides an excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge beyond the classroom and gain exposure to other cultures. Seminars are typically one-to-three weeks long and are scheduled to coincide with breaks between quarters in the academic calendar.​​ 

Concentration Requirements

Course Requirements

To complete this concentration, students must complete four courses from the following:
 

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select four from the following:16
ACC 557
GLOBAL STRATEGIC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
ECO 503
GLOBAL ECONOMY
ECO 557
INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY & POLICY
ECO 558
INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMICS
FIN 557
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
IB 750
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SEMINAR I
MGT 557
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
MKT 557
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
MKT 558
MARKETING ACROSS CULTURES: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
MKT 559
EMERGING MARKETS

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