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International Business Major, B.S. in B.A.

Interdepartmental - B.S. in B.A. 
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Advisor: Assigned by the Department of Management (989-774-3193)

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

To declare a major in International Business: See an advisor in the Department of Management.

  1. To register for most of the courses on the major, students must be admitted to Professional Business Studies. Please see the bulletin for course prerequisites.
  2. Courses taken on a Credit/No Credit basis are not accepted on management department majors.
  3. At least 15 credit hours of the required elective coursework of the major must be taken in the accredited AACSB Program at CMU.

Program Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge Courses I (6 hours)

BUS 100Essential Business Skills

3(3-0)

MGT 499Integrated Capstone-Strategic Management

3(3-0)

Common Body of Knowledge Courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

BUS 300QRApplied Business Statistics

3(3-0)

BUS 503QRApplied Lean Six Sigma

3(3-0)

Required Courses I (9 hours)

MGT 360Managing Cultural Differences and Diversity in a Global Economy

3(3-0)

MGT 365International Business

3(3-0)

MGT 457Seminar in International Business

3(3-0)

Required Courses II (6 hours)

Select two (2) courses from the following:

BLR 565The International Legal Environment of Business

3(3-0)

ECO 372International Economics

3(3-0)

FIN 573International Finance

3(3-0)

HSA 542International Tourism

3(3-0)

MGT 400Global Concepts for Sustainable Development

3(Spec)

MKT 560International Marketing

3(3-0)

Foreign Language Requirement (6 hours)

Select hours at the 300 level or higher in a foreign language taught at CMU. Foreign students with native language different from English may substitute MGT or other appropriate courses subject to the approval of the major advisor.

Electives (6 hours)

You must earn at least 3 credits in study-abroad, with international emphasis, international work experience, or completion of a comprehensive research project with international emphasis. If only 3 credit hours are earned abroad, select one of the following:

ANT 370/SOC 370Global Environmental Issues

3(3-0)

ANT 457/SOC 457Globalization and Society

3(3-0)

BIS 260WIGlobal Business Communication

3(3-0)

ECO 380Comparative Economic Systems

3(3-0)

ECO 381Patterns of Economic Development

3(3-0)

FRN 335French for Business

3(3-0)

GEO 121Human Geography and Globalization

3(3-0)

GEO 317Economic Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 345Political Geography

3(3-0)

GEO 346Geography of the Developing World

3(3-0)

GER 335The Culture of the German Economy

3(3-0)

GER 336The Culture of German Business

3(3-0)

HST 202World History since 1400

3(3-0)

PSC 150Introduction to International Relations

3(3-0)

PSC 351International Relations

3(3-0)

PSC 555International Law I

3(3-0)

REL 101World Religions: An Introduction to the Study of Religion

3(3-0)

SPN 335Spanish for Business

3(3-0)

Total: 36 semester hours