2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 24, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business B.B.A.


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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
Coles College of Business Office for Undergraduate Programs
(770) 423-6055

The program of study in International Business is designed for students who are actively seeking to focus their education on the international dimensions of business. The curriculum for this major provides students with a solid foundation of traditional liberal arts components of a baccalaureate education, the traditional components of a business school education, plus the international dimensions of business, foreign language, and an international study experience. Additionally, the program is structured to provide students with a solid foundation of disciplinary knowledge in one of the business functional areas.

All business majors must meet the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement and be admitted to the Coles College Professional Program. In addition, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree. International Business Majors must also earn a grade of "C" or better in the courses which satisfy their foreign language and international study experience requirements.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)


(See listing of requirements) 

In the General Education requirements, all International Business Majors must take:


University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)


Foreign Language* (9 Credit Hours)


  • 9 hours of foreign language at the 2000-level or above (Students must complete 2001, 2002, and 3302 or 3303 in Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish.)

Upper Division Major Requirements (48 Credit Hours)


Major Field Requirements (18 Credit Hours)


Major Field Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Select one of the following Concentrations:

International Study Experience** (3 Credit Hours)


Program Total (123 Credit Hours)


Notes:


* Students who are already fluent in a foreign language should meet with a Staff Advisor in the Business Undergraduate Advising Center (BB 431) to discuss this requirement. If it is determined that you do not have to take the foreign language courses, you will still have to complete 9 credit hours of electives that are approved by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs.

** Students must take 3 credit hours of approved Study Abroad or Exchange Program courses or an approved international internship to satisfy this requirement. Students must get approval from the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs before signing up for the hours to be used for this requirement. Students are required to work with a Staff Advisor in the Business Undergraduate Advising Center (BB 431), and the Staff Advisor will present the proposal for approval to the Associate Dean. Once submitted to the Associate Dean, processing of requests for Exchanges, internships, and non-Coles Study Abroad courses takes approximately four weeks. Information about KSU’s policies, procedures, and proposal forms related to education abroad are available from the KSU Office of International Programs (WH 202). Information about which BBA courses are allowed to be taken abroad is available from Staff Advisors in the Business Undergraduate Advising Center (BB 431). Students attending KSU on a student visa should meet with a Staff Advisor to discuss this requirement.

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