National markets are becoming increasingly integrated. The study of international business focuses on understanding the forces behind this globalization of markets and production.
General Education Requirements
All Business majors must meet the university general education requirements. As part of meeting the university's general education requirements, all Business majors must complete the prerequisite courses below :
|ECON 1001||Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)||3|
|ECON 1002||Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)||3|
|MATH 1030||College Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)||3|
|MATH 1100||Basic Calculus||3|
|MATH 1105||Basic Probability and Statistics||3|
All Business majors must meet College of Business G.P.A., good standing and credit requirements as outlined in the Bulletin.
Lower Division Business Core Requirements
|ACCTNG 2400||Fundamentals of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCTNG 2410||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS AD 2900||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|INFSYS 2800||Information Systems Concepts and Applications||3|
Upper Division Requirements
|ENGL 3120||Business Writing||3|
Upper Division Non-Business or Business Requirement
Upper Division Business Requirements
|FINANCE 3500||Financial Management||3|
|SCMA 3300||Business Analytics and Statistics||3|
|SCMA 3301||Introduction to Supply Chain Management||3|
|MGMT 3600||Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|MGMT 4219||Strategic Management||3|
|MKTG 3700||Basic Marketing||3|
|A minimum of 18 additional hours of upper division approved business electives||18|
|MGMT 4220||Business Assessment Testing||0|
Emphasis Area Requirements
Twelve (12) hours are required of all individuals seeking an emphasis in International Business:
|Select two of the following courses:||6|
|International Corporate Finance|
|Select two additional approved international business courses from the following: 1||6|
|The Law of International Business Transactions|
|Business in China|
|Managing the Global Workforce|
|International Business and Society|
|The Japanese Management System|
|Role of the Global Corporation|
|Practicum In International Business|
|Internship in International Business|
|Independent Study in International Business|
|International Corporate Finance|
|Marketing in the European Union|
|Entrepreneurship in the Global Environment|
|International Strategic Management|
|Global Supply Chain Management|
Other than INTL BUS 3289.
Proficiency in a foreign language of international commerce (determined by the College of Business Administration) must be demonstrated - 13 credit hours in one approved language or satisfactory performance on the UMSL foreign language placement test.
Students must complete one of the following International Experience Requirements:
|INTL BUS 4280||International Business Experience||0|
- Study abroad for three or more credits hours.1
- Complete an international internship approved by the International Business Institute (maximum of 3 credit hours).
- Complete a minimum of one year international experience within 5 years of entering the program in any of the following areas: Peace Corps, volunteer work with an organization, an international posting by a company or government agency and/or approved, significant international experience. Documentation is required for approval.
International students in the IB Emphasis will meet their International Experience requirement through their study in the United States.
Undergraduate Business Learning Goals & Objectives
- Students will be able to remember, identify and synthesize core Business Content from the six core business areas within the College of Business.
- Students will be able to identify and explain items related to Decision Making
- Students will be able to synthesize business concepts as it relates to International Business
- Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate business Verbal/Written skills
- Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate business Quantitative knowledge.
- Students will be able to demonstrate concepts related to basic Ethics knowledge.
Sample Four Year Plan
|MATH 1030||3||ECON 1001||3|
|ENGL 1100||3||MATH 1100||3|
|INFSYS 1800||3||INFSYS 2800||3|
|BUS AD 1000||3||EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts||3|
|EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts||3||EXPLORE – Math & Sciences||3|
|MATH 1105||3||ACCTNG 2410||3|
|ECON 1002||3||BUS AD 2900||3|
|ACCTNG 2400||3||SCMA 3301||3|
|Foreign Language 1001||5||Foreign Language 1002||5|
|CORE – Communication Proficiency||3||EXPLORE – Humanities & Fine Arts||3|
|SCMA 3300||3||FINANCE 3500||3|
|MGMT 3600||3||ENGL 3120||3|
|MKTG 3700||3||INTL BUS Group 1 Elective||3|
|Foreign Language 2101||3||INTL BUS Group 2 Elective||3|
|CORE – US History & Government||3||Cultural Diversity Requirement||3|
|INTL BUS Group 1 Elective||3||INTL BUS 4280||0|
|INTL BUS Group 2 Elective||3||MGMT 4219 or 4220||3|
|Non-Business Electives||6||Junior/Senior Business Electives||6|
|Business or Non-Business Elective||3||Business or Non-Business Electives||2|
|Total Hours: 120|