Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in International Business

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In the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration International Business major, you’ll get a solid background in business administration. You’ll also study international economics, finance management and business management. You’ll learn about multinational people management and global marketing management.

For admissions requirements information, please see Undergraduate Business Advising.

Curriculum & Requirements

International Business Major, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BAB)

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.

Student must be formally admitted to the Business Undergraduate Program or officially declared as a minor before enrolling in business classes in the major. See Business Administration Course Enrollment Policies for more information.

Courses taken for the International Business Major beyond the required Business Administration Core are not counted double toward the Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management Option, Operations Management Option or General Business Option majors.

Notes:

  • formal admission to the BAB program is required;
  • 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.

Required Business Administration Core
Lower Division
ACCT 251PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING5
ACCT 252PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING4
ACCT 261BUSINESS LAW4
DSCI 245BUSINESS STATISTICS 14
ECON 200INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS 5
ECON 201INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS 5
ENGL 201COLLEGE COMPOSITION: ANALYSIS, RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION5
MATH 142PRECALCULUS MATH II5
or MATH 161 CALCULUS I
or HONS 161 CALCULUS I
or MATH 200 FINITE MATHEMATICS
Upper Division
DSCI 346BUSINESS STATISTICS 24
FINC 335FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT4
MGMT 326ORGANIZATION THEORY AND BEHAVIOR4
MGMT 423BUSINESS AND SOCIETY4
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 Credits93-95

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully earn a BAB 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.