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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 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. Students also complete a Concentration Area in one of the business functional disciplines.

All business majors must successfully complete BUSA 2150 and the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement and be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program in order to be approved to take upper-division business courses and graduate with a B.B.A. degree. 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) 

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


Foreign Language Requirement* (12 Credit Hours)


  • 12 hours of approved foreign language skills courses at the 2000- and 3000-level or above. Students must choose from Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish and complete 2001, 2002, and 6 credit hours at the 3000- level or above that focus on foreign language skill development. These 3000- level courses must be approved by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs and should not be taken prior to receiving the Associate Dean’s pre-approval.

 

Upper Division Major Requirements (48 Credit Hours)


Information Technology Requirement (3 Credit Hours)


Business Elective (3 Credit Hours)


Three hours of credit from upper-division (3000/4000) course offerings inside the Coles College of Business. (A maximum of three hours of credit in Co-Ops and Internships may be used in this area. Co-Ops and Internships cannot be used in any other area.) See a Coles Staff Advisor before taking MGT courses to count here - some MGT courses cannot be used here.

Education Abroad Requirement


The International Business B.B.A. degree requires that six credit hours used towards meeting the above requirements be earned in an approved Education Abroad program(s), and that at least 3 of these credit hours are for a business or a foreign language course. These courses used to satisfy this requirement must be approved by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs and should not be taken prior to receiving the Associate Dean’s pre-approval.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)


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