International Business Major, B.S.
BSNS 160 - Principles of Management
170 - Computer Applications in Business
241 - Business Statistics
253 - Principles of Marketing
270 - Principles of Finance
303 - Management Information Systems
351 - Business Law I
453 - Global Marketing
490 - Policy and Strategy
495 - Seminar in Leadership
ACCT 110 - Financial Accounting
111 - Managerial Accounting
ECON 110 - Principles of Economics
308 - Comparative Economic Systems
365 - International Trade and Finance
Plus participation in the International Business Institute, the Latin American Studies Program International Business Track, the China Studies Program International Business Track, the American Studies Program, or a foreign travel study program approved by the Department of Business.
Required Supporting Courses:
MATH 117 - Finite Mathematics
or 147 - Calculus I
PSCI 221 - Foundations of International Relations
A minor in a foreign language.
Recommended Supporting Courses:
CMIN 101 - Sharing our Faith
ENGL 315 - Business/Technical Writing
The International Business Institute is a cooperative overseas program in international economics and business that involves selected colleges in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. The Institute is designed to give students in Economics, Business, and related areas a distinctive opportunity for a term of study that incorporates the international dimension in these fields. The summer program is 10 weeks in length and includes several periods of significant residence in key locations as well as coordinated visits and presentations in the major political and economic centers of Europe, India, and China.
An essential purpose of the program is to encourage and facilitate the integration of academic study with an international field experience. The academic work is conducted in a variety of settings from the usual classroom to corporate headquarters, manufacturing plants, and governmental or international agencies.Participants will earn 12 credit hours covering ECON 308 - Comparative Economic Systems, ECON 365 - International Trade and Finance, BSNS 453 - Global Marketing, and BSNS 490 - Business Policy and Strategy. Program costs vary from year to year. Contact the Business Department for details.
Prerequisites for participation in the IBI include ECON 110 - Principles of Economics, ACCT 110 - Financial Accounting, BSNS 160 - Principles of Management, and BSNS 253 - Principles of Marketing. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 and a satisfactory recommendation from the Department of Business faculty are also required.
The Latin American Studies Program, sponsored by Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, is based in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is comprised of Spanish language study, course work in Latin history and culture, and topics dealing with international business. The program involves living with a Costa Rican family, participating in community activities, and travel through neighboring Central American countries.
Prerequisites for participation in the Latin American Studies Program include ECON 110, ACCT 110, ACCT 111, BSNS 160, BSNS 253, ECON 308, and ECON 365. For further information, contact the chair of the Department of Business. Sixteen credits are earned for participation in the Latin American Studies Program, six of which apply to the International Business major. The Latin American Studies Program is only offered during the fall semester.
The China Studies Program is also sponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. It includes Chinese language study, coursework in Chinese history and culture, and topics dealing with international business.
Prerequisites for participation in the China Studies Program include ECON 110, ACCT 110, ACCT 111, BSNS 160, BSNS 253, ECON 308, and ECON 365. Sixteen credits are earned through the China Studies Program, six of which apply to the International Business major.
In the event that these off-campus experiences fail to materialize, students would need to complete equivalent courses by special arrangement with the Department of Business. Substitution of foreign travel study programs sponsored by other organizations would require advanced written approval of the Department of Business.