Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

General Information

Faculty/Staff Directory

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Courses:


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 54

International Business Concentration

I. General Education Courses (52)
09-102 Culture and Civilization II (3)
26-100 General Psychology (3)
Select one of the following:
24-230 Finite Mathematics (3)
24-240 Business Calculus (3)

Select one of the following:
04-195 The American Economy (3)
04-200 Basic Macroeconomics (3)
General Education courses recommended for the Major (6)
06-334 Non-Western Literature (3)
18-200 American National Government (3)
Other General Education requirements (34)
The remaining 34 credits in General Education must be selected from the options and requirements listed in the Catalog

II. Foundation Courses (21)
61-210 Introduction to Contemporary Global Studies (3)
09-102 Culture and Civilization II (3)
63-200 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
26-100 General Psychology (3)
26-285 Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)
04-346 Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy (3)
Select one of the following:
18-361 History of Political Thought I (3)
18-362 History of Political Thought II (3)
18-368 Non-Western Political Thought (3)

III. Major Area Courses (30)
25-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
23-120 Principles of Accountancy I (3)
61-200 Principles of Management (3)
62-200 Principles of Finance (3)
61-250 Business Law I (3)
61-420 International Business (3)
25-468 International Marketing (3)
04-345 International Economics (3)
62-440 International Finance (3)
Select one of the following:
61-410 International Business Capstone (3)
61-460 Strategic Management Theories and Application (3)

IV. International Experience (3)
Students select 3 credits from the following option(s) or combinations of options. Selected options must be approved by Director of International Business Program.
1. Study Abroad Option (3)
Three credit course taken while studying abroad must be approved by Director of International Business Program.
21-120 International Experience Seminar (1)
[Offered through Office of International Studies]
2. Study Abroad Project (3) 
61-475 Study Abroad Management Project (3)
3. International Internship Option (3)
International Experience Travel Study (3)
4. Travel Study Course (3)
Three credit course while participating in Travel Study.

V. Language Electives
Students majoring in International Business will be required to complete one year of college-level study in a foreign language (or the equivalent).
Student can fulfill the requirement in any one of the following ways:
1. Successfully completing a two-semester language course in the Lewis University Language Program.
2. Transferring to Lewis University the equivalent training from another recognized post-secondary institution subject to University transfer policies.
3. Credits earned for acceptable scores in AP, CLEP, IB or other accepted assessment examinations can apply towards the foreign language requirement.    Heritage speakers with formal language training may petition to take a diagnostic test in a particular language.  Petitions for a diagnostics test must be approved by both the Director of the International Business Program and the Director of Foreign Languages.   Diagnostic text will either:


a. place a student out of the requirement
b. diagnose a student as needing one or two additional semesters of college-level study.

V. Recommended Electives
10-350 Intercultural Communication (3)
20-360 Sociology of Conflict and Cooperation (3)
19-298 Christianity and World Religions (3)