Degree Requirements

The objective of the program is to prepare students for an entry-level domestic position at a multinational corporation. Overseas assignments usually come after a few yea rs with a company, although they may come faster if the student possess specialized skills needed by the company in its foreign operations. In addition many opportunities exist domestically to advance to positions of coordinating international activities. Furthermore, the major provides the opportunity for students to develop a proficiency in a language of their choice.

Due to the implementation of the new General Education Program, there are currently two programs of study for the Management major:

For students who entered SJU before the fall of 2010, or transfer students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 with 15 or more credits:

GEP Common Courses (see Curricula): six courses

GEP Common Courses (See Curricula): fourteen courses, including

Mathematics - one of the following two-course sequences:

MAT 105

Finite Mathematics with Applications in Business

MAT 106

Brief Business Calculus or

MAT 155-156

Calculus for Biology and Social Science or

MAT 161-162

Calculus I-II

Social/Behavioral Science:

ECN 101

Introductory Economics (Micro)

ECN 102

Introductory Economics (Macro)

GEP Electives: any four courses

Business Foundation: ten courses, including

ACC 101

Concepts of Financial Accounting

ACC 102

Managerial Accounting

DSS 100

Excel Competency (non-credit)

DSS 200

Introduction to Information Systems

DSS 210

Business Statistics

DSS 220

Quantitative Methods for Business

FIN 200

Introduction to Finance

MGT 110 or 120 or MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior or Essentials of Management or Organizations in Perspective (Honors students)

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

BUS 495

Business Policy

Major Concentration: Eight required courses:

ACC 430

International Accounting (Prerequisite: ACC 102)

ECN 321

International Economics (Prerequisite: ECN 101 or 102

FIN 302

International Finance (Prerequisite: FIN 200)

IBU 420

International Management( Prerequisite: MGT 110 or MGT 120 or MGT 121)

IBU 495

Global Strategic Planning (Prerequisite: DSS 200ACC 101MKT 201[MKT 1011], FIN 200 [FIN 1341], MGT 110 or MGT 120 or MGT 121, Senior standing; Co-requisite: IBU 420)

MKT 331

International Marketing (Prerequisite: MKT 201)

Modern Language:

Take one additional advanced course in the respective target language beyond the modern language requirements of the GEP University Distribution. Students take one of the following courses in the respective target language: Conversation and Composition curse, the Business course, the culture and Civilization course, or other pre-approved courses. International Business students may, and are encouraged, to enhance their modern language skills by either taking additional language courses or by choosing to minor in their respective target language.

International Exposure

Take a course from the following: (1) An international study tour offered in HSB (other study tours require pre-approval), (2) an approved international course in one of the SJU Summer abroad programs, (3) a pre-approved course with an international focus while studying abroad, or (4) an international business internship. NOTE: the international exposure course cannot double count towards completing other requirements of the international business major.

 

For students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 or later, or transfer students who entered SJU in the fall of 2010 with 14 or fewer credits.

{SC} Signature Courses (6)

{VC} Variable Courses (9)

{ILC} Integrated Learning Courses (3)

{BC} HSB Foundation (10)

{MAJ} Courses in Major (6)

 

Business Foundation: ten courses, including:

ACC 101

Concepts of Financial Accounting

ACC 102

Managerial Accounting

DSS 100

Excel Competency (non-credit)

DSS 200

Introduction to Information Systems

DSS 210

Business Statistics

DSS 220

Quantitative Methods for Business

FIN 200

Introduction to Finance

MGT 110 or 120 or MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior or Essentials of Management or Organizations in Perspective (Honors students)

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

BUS 495

Business Policy

 

 

Integrative Learning Courses: three courses

International business majors are required to take an advanced modern language course, ECN 102 and either POL 115 or ECN 321.

Advanced Modern Language

Take at least one non-native language course at the advanced level or higher in the target language beyond the General Education Program requirements in the target non-native language. These include the courses approved by the Modern Languages Department to fulfill the major and minor requirements in a target language. More specifically, the advance courses include the conversation (301) course, composition course (302), the business course, the culture and civilization course, and depending on the language some intermediate courses. If the students places in the 301 level or higher then he/she needs to take one additional language course. International Business students may, and are encouraged, to enhance their non-native language skills by either taking additional language courses or by choosing to minor in their respective target language.

ECN 102

Macro-economics

POL 115

International Politics (no prerequisite)

 

OR

ECN 321

International Trade ( prerequisite ECN101 or ECN 102)

Electives (6)

Major Concentration: Six required courses:

ACC 430

International Accounting (prerequisite: ACC 102)

FIN 302

International Finance (prerequisite: FIN 200)

IBU 420

International Management (prerequisite MGT 110 or MGT 120 or MGT 121)

IBU 495

Global Strategic Planning (prerequisite DSS 200, ACC 101, MKT 201, FIN 200, MGT 110 or MGT 120 or MGT 121, Senior standing, C0-requisite: IBU 420)

MKT 331

International Marketing (prerequisite; MKT 201)

 

 

International Exposure

 

Take a course from the following: (1) An international study tour offered in HSB (other study tours require pre-approval), (2) an approved international course in one of the SJU Summer abroad programs, (3) a pre-approved course with an international focus while studying abroad, or (4) an international business internship. NOTE: the international exposure course cannot double count towards completing other requirements of the international business major.

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