Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in International Business

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BSB in International Business from EWU should be able to do the following:

  • gain an appreciation of how social and political factors influence global business;
  • have a basic knowledge of how to manage these risks;
  • have an appreciation for the foreign exchange markets including their participants, size, functions and impacts on international business;
  • understand how differences in customs and cultures affect businesses operating in the international arena;
  • understand the basic differences between the risks faced by domestic and multinational firms including transaction exposure, operating exposure and accounting exposure.

Curriculum & Requirements

International Business Major, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSB)

The International Business major is for students with career objectives in the management of global business organizations. The course of study provides education in the theory and principles of international economics, management, finance, human resource management and marketing. It is concerned with the role of global business in both the host country as well as the world economy.

Students must be formally declared in a BSB major or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the required business administration core.

The undergraduate business policies can be found on the School of Business advising page.

Notes:

  • Students must declare and complete the minimum BSB Pre-Major requirements or have completed the minimum Pre-Major requirements through transfer work prior to declaring for any BSB major.
  • ECON 200 and ECON 201 are considered supporting courses and may be used to fulfill BACRs as well as requirements for the Business Administration degree; however, these courses are not counted twice toward the total of 180 credits for graduation.

Grade Requirements for Graduation: a third quarter college-level oral, written and reading competency in a modern language with a grade ≥C is required for this major; a minimum grade ≥C in each course required for the major; a minimum GPA ≥2.5 for all upper division Business Administration core courses as well as required and elective courses taken to fulfill requirements for the major area.

Bachelor of Science in Business Pre-Major
Pre-Major General Education (5 out of 6 required with a C or 2.0 GPA or higher per university requirements for full major declaration)
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Humanities and Arts
BACR - Natural Sciences
BACR - Natural Sciences
Diversity
Global Studies
Pre-Major Lower Division Business Core (Completion of 6 out of 8 required with a 2.5 GPA or higher for full major declaration)37
PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BUSINESS LAW
BUSINESS STATISTICS 1
INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS
COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS MATH II
CALCULUS I
CALCULUS I
Total Credits37
Required Business Administration Core
Upper Division
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MISC 311INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS4
MKTG 310PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING4
OPSM 330OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT4
Required International Business Courses
FINC/IBUS 474INTERNATIONAL FINANCE MANAGEMENT4
MGMT/IBUS 470INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 4
MGMT/IBUS 471INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT4
MKTG/IBUS 472GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT4
Required Elective–choose an approved, related elective in consultation with your faculty advisor.8-10
Required Capstone
MGMT 490DEPARTMENT SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Total Credits52-54

Catalog Listing

Recommended Course Sequence

Below is an example of a four-year plan and the types of classes you can take to stay on track. Your major, minor or certificate requirements are determined by the Catalog year that you declared your major. Once enrolled, your academic advisor will help determine course sequencing.

First Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ENGL 101College Composition (a)5
BACRHumanities & Arts 14-5
BACR
Natural Sciences 14-5
Total13-15

(a): ENGL101 or ENGL113 & ENGL114

First Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
MATH 200Finite Mathematics (b)5
BACRHumanities & Arts 24-5
ENGL 201College Composition5
Total14-15

(b): MATH 200 (preferred) or MATH 142 or MATH 161.

First Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
BACRNatural Sciences 24-5
DSCI 245Business Statistics 14
ECON 200Introduction to Microeconomics (c)5
Total13-14

c): Satisfies Social Sciences BACR

Second Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ECON 201Introduction to Macroeconomics (c)5
FLForeign Language 1015
GEN EDDiversity4-5
Total14-15

(c): Satisfies Social Sciences BACR

Second Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ACCT 251Principles of Financial Accounting5
ACCT 261Business Law4
FLForeign Language 1025
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4
Total18

Second Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
ACCT 252Principles of Management Acct4
MISC 311Information Technology in Business4
FLForeign Language 1035
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total17-18

Third Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
IBUS 470International Business (d)4
FINC 335Financial Management4
DSCI 346Business Statistics 24
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-17

(d) Satisfies Global Studies

Third Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
IB ELInternational Business Elective 14-5
MGMT 326Organization Theory and Behavior4
OPSM 330Operations Management4
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Third Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
IBUS 471International Management (d)4
IBUS 474International Finance Management4
MKTG 310Principles of Marketing4
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total16-17

(d) Satisfies Global Studies

Fourth Year - Fall Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
IBUS 472Global Marketing Management4
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Fourth Year - Winter Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
IB ELInternational Business Elective 24-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor, or General Elective4-5
Total16-18

Fourth Year - Spring Quarter

CourseDescriptionCredits
MGMT 490Department Senior Capstone4
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Elective2nd Major, Minor or General Elective4-5
Total12-14

Enrollment Data

Undergraduate Business Students

830

BAB/BS Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

463

Students in the MBA Program

418

MBA Degrees Awarded in 2019-20

48

Full-Time Faculty Members

32