International Business, Bachelor of Science

COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT 36
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS HOURS  24 
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 60
PRESCRIBED COURSES ATTAINABLE IN GEN ED: ECON 203; MATH 110 OR MATH 151

Student Learning Outcomes

To accomplish the mission of the Godbold School of Business in individual courses within the Traditional Undergraduate Program, students completing a course in International Business will be able to:

  1. Adapt themselves in entry-level professional career positions in business, government, and other areas of human endeavor where organizational, managerial, and analytical skills in international business are vital for success.
  2. Learn new managerial skills in international business that require knowledge of computerized technology applications in business.
  3. Respond to changes in international business in a dynamic, global marketplace and demonstrate high Christian ethical standards in their place of work.

Program Requirements

Common Professional Component (36 hours)

ACCT 213Accounting Principles I

3

ACCT 214Accounting Principles II

3

BADM 300Legal Environment of Business

3

BADM 304Applied Business Statistics

3

BADM 305Introduction to Management Science

3

BADM 360International Business

3

BADM 480Business Strategy

3

CISS 300Management Information Systems

3

ECON 204Principles of Economics II

3

FINC 312Financial Management

3

MGMT 316Principles of Management

3

MRKT 300Principles of Marketing

3

International Business Hours (24 hours)

ECON 401International Economics

3

FINC 460International Finance

3

MGMT 410Entrepreneurship

3

MRKT 466International Marketing

3

BADM 497Internship in Business

1-6

 

GLST 202International Relations and Comparative Politics

3

OR

GLST 340International Political Economy

3

OR

POLS 351Politics of Developing Areas

3

 

Six hours of additional world language above the 201 level

6

OR

If the student’s native language is other than English, six hours of business courses at or beyond the 300 level.

6

Total Credit Hours: 60

NOTE: A grade of “C” or better is required in prescribed General Education courses and all courses required for the program.

In addition, the student must demonstrate proficiency in English plus one world language at the 201-level, and must choose one of the following options:

  1. Six hours of additional world language above the 201- level; or
  2. If the student’s native language is other than English, six hours of business courses at or beyond the 300-level (with approval of the student’s academic advisor).

Majors will be strongly encouraged to participate in an international study program through the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) or through Gardner-Webb sponsored programs abroad. While abroad, students will be advised to take one course from the Common Professional Component. Students should plan their budgets accordingly.

Additional Requirements for Transfer Majors

All students transferring under the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement must complete or transfer MATH 110 Finite Mathematics and ECON 203 Principles of Economics I. Additionally, all students transferring from a community college are strongly recommended to take the following courses as part of their community college programs: ACCT 213 Accounting Principles I, ACCT 214 Accounting Principles II, ECON 203 Principles of Economics I, ECON 204 Principles of Economics II, and CISS 300 Management Information Systems.