International Business

Bachelor of Arts, School of Business

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Department Overview

The primary objective of the School of Business is to prepare successful and rewarding careers in traditional business occupations establishing a strong foundation for management and executive roles and responsibilities. The School of Business offers five degrees (all Bachelor of Arts): Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing. These programs reflect a belief that professionals require technical and leadership skills that are balanced with the perspective, critical thinking, and communication skills produced by a combined business and liberal arts education.

Degree Information

Preparing to do business in the global community is essential for any business person. Whether as a seller, buyer, or employer, the ability and confidence to interact with, negotiate, affirm, and execute at a multi-national level is the target of our BA in International Business. The preparation and immersion requirement, regardless of the industry in which you choose to work, will accelerate your career.

Career Opportunities

  • Management Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Executive
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Economist
  • Policy Analyst

Contact

Brian Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
Assistant Professor and Finance Program Chair
Contact by Email
913.360.7066

Ferrell Academic Center

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  • David Bryant, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • David Geenens, M.B.A.
    Adjunct Professor
  • Jan Hansen, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Brain Henry, M.S.B, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Finance Program Chair
  • Donald Hoy, J.D.
    Professor Emeritus
  • Clay Johnston, M.B.A.
    Assistant Professor and Marketing Program Chair
  • Michael King, J.D.
    Director, School of Business Director and Associate Professor
  • Madeline Rogers, J.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Kristen Whiteley
    Assistant Professor

The International Business co-major must be paired with a second business major. This sample 4-year plan uses the Management major as an illustration.

Freshmen Year

Liberal Arts Core (e.g., THEO-1100)3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., ENGL-1010)3
Liberal Arts Core (EXSC-Wellness))1
GNST-1000BC Experience1
General Elective3
BUSI-1650Quantitative Methods for Business3
ACCT-2090Prin. of Financial Accounting3
Total17
Liberal Arts Core (e.g., PHIL-1750)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic)3
General Elective3
BUSI-2650Business Statistics3
ACCT-2100Prin. of Managerial Accounting3
Liberal Arts Core (e.g. EXSC Fitness course)1
Total16

Sophomore Year

Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g. History)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World)4
ECON-2010Principles of Microeconomics3
MGMT-2250Princ. of Bus. Management3
BUSI-3710Legal Env. of Business3
Total16
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Philosophy)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., History)3
ECON-2090Principles of Macroeconomics3
MKTG-3100Principles of Marketing3
FINC-3100Principles of Finance3
BUSI-3850Executive Writing Seminar1
Total16

Junior Year

Study Abroad Immersion
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Aesthetic)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (Faith)3
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language)4
Liberal Arts Core (Foreign Language)4
GNST-3000International Study Reflection1
Total15
Liberal Arts Foundation (PHIL-3250)*3
Liberal Arts Foundation (THEO-2000)3
Liberal Arts Foundation (e.g., Nat. World)3
MGMT-3250International Management3
Co-Major Required Course3
POLS-4010International Relations3
Total18

Experiential Learning Requirement (INTB-4780): Junior–Senior Year

Senior Year

Co-Major Required Course3
Co-Major Required Course3
Co-Major Required Course3
MKTG-4810International Marketing3
FINC-4900International Finance3
MGMT-4660Operations & Logistics Management3
Total18
Co-Major Required Course3
Co-Major Required Course3
BUSI-4900Strategic Management3
BUSI-4860Ethics Seminar1
MGMT-4710International Business Law3
ECON-3150International Economics3
INTB-COMPSenior Comprehensivecr
Total16

* A Liberal Arts Foundation course that is required for all majors in the School of Business as a prerequisite for the Capstone Curriculum BUSI-4860, Seminar on Ethics and Morality for Business Professionals.

Other Department Offerings

  • Bachelor of Arts in Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing.
  • Minors in Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, and Finance.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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