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General Business

Business Manager | Mortgage Broker | Real Estate Agent | Financial Planner | Insurance Analyst | Law School Student

International Business

International Business Manager | International Development Director | International Distribution Manager | Feasibility & Business Planning Manager | International Economist

Preparation

A major in economics offers a solid foundation in economic theory and applications, while providing a diverse background in Business Administration. The International Business program is comprised of a variety of courses, including international trade and economics, international finance, international marketing, and international business.

Concentration in General Business

The general business concentration provides students with the flexibility to choose from electives in accounting, finance, marketing, management or information systems that best fit their chosen career paths.

Concentration in International Business

The international business concentration exposes students to a wide variety of business courses including economics, finance, marketing and management. Special emphasis is given to international business principles, cultural diversity and comparative economic systems. A foreign language is available for students who choose this concentration. A solid background in international business prepares students for various career opportunities with companies in the United States and corporations abroad.

 

Regardless of the option you choose, you will receive expert instruction from a highly qualified faculty with diverse business backgrounds. You will also gain valuable, real-world practical experience through our internship and cooperative education programs. These programs help facilitate students' abilities to transfer classroom learning into a practical and rewarding real-world experience.

BSBA Learning Objectives related to the CBGA Mission:

Students will develop an understanding of the global aspects of business, have an understanding of the ethical aspects of business, demonstrate competence in critical thinking, demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate an understanding of the business core, demonstrate competence in Economics.

 

2016-2017 Catalog Curriculum Model

Economics Concentration (4140)

Course Requirements for Major Hours
Economics 311 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. 3
Economics 312 Macroeconomic Theory 3
Economics 321 International Economics 3
Economics 411 Managerial Economics 3
Upper-division Economics and/or Finance Electives 6
Business Elective 12
Total Hours 30

General Business Concentration (4143)

Course Requirements for Major Hours
Economics 311 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
Economics 312 Macroeconomic Theory 3
Economics 321 International Economics 3
Economics 411 Managerial Economics 3
Business Electives 9
Upper-division Business Electives 9
Total Hours 30

International Business Concentration (4142)

Course Requirements for Major Hours
Economics 311 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
Economics 312 Macroeconomic Theory 3
Economics 321 International Economics 3
Economics 322 Economic Development 3
Economics 411 Managerial Economics 3
Finance 332 International Finance 3
Marketing 410 International Marketing 3
Economics or Finance Elective . 3
Foreign Language 115 or two of the following courses
AGEC 335, AGRI 295, INST 200, GEOG 461, POSC 423, POSC 491
6
Total Hours 30

 

*If Foreign Language 115 is taken, then student may take 2 hours of Business Electives

 

Faculty

Mr. Will Cooper
William Davis
Ernest R. Moser
Glenna L. Sumner

 

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