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Our International Business track is an ideal foundation for fields where knowledge of international business is beneficial. At FSC, you’ll understand the practice of international trade; be able to identify sound investments; and know how to navigate the political, legal, cultural, technological, and economic environments where international business happens. You’ll also be uniquely qualified to work in multinational companies and manage a workforce and supply chains that span the globe.
In addition to the required courses for the business core, you’ll be able to take electives in specific areas such as international management and international financial management. By the time you graduate, you’ll know how to plan and implement successful business strategies to meet globalization’s unique challenges, how globalized commerce affects corporate structure and operations, and the best strategies for entering foreign markets and managing cultural differences.
In addition to the required courses for the business core, we offer the following international courses:
Because businesses are constantly expanding into international markets, business managers capable of leading multinational environments are in high demand. With the ability to think globally, you’re prepared for positions in major corporations with international activities and government agencies.
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In keeping with FSC's mission to prepare students to make positive and important contributions to society, you will benefit from core courses along with your business course work.
Foundations of Financial Accounting
Foundations of Managerial Accounting
Business and Society
Principles of Management
International Business Environment
Legal Environment of Business
Applied Statistics of Business and Economics
Business Information Systems
Seminar in Strategic Management of the Business Enterprise
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
For a complete listing of requirements, please refer to the
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International Marketing Strategies
International Financial Management
You can earn your business degree in three years. View the 3-Year Fast Track Plan for a B.S. in business »
BUS 3125 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Two hours. This course is designed to provide students with an initial examination of the differences between business in a domestic context and business in an international context. Content will include exposure to culture, political, and social environment considerations, as well as trade theory, government influence on trade, and global management strategy. Gen Ed: SW (Glb, Aw, An)
BUS 3155 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING STRATEGIES
Four hours. Prerequisite: BUS 3160. International Marketing Strategies is intended to provide undergraduate students with awareness, an analysis of global, international, and multicultural issues as they relate to companies and countries with an integrated course project that is applied to an actual organization. In this integrated course project students will develop several drafts, including a final draft to be submitted and presented to the client. The project requires students learn, analyze, and creatively solve a problem and then determine the best method to communicate a solution to the problem.
BUS 4115 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Four hours. Prerequisites: ECO 2112 and BUS 2217 and BUS 3125. How to identify and develop relationships in international markets. International similarities and differences in marketing functions as related to the cultural, economic, political, social and physical dimensions of the environment are examined. Also considered are the changes in marketing systems and the adoption of marketing philosophies and practices to fit conditions in different countries.
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BUS 4255 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Four hours. Examination of the international financial environment of business. Emphasis is on the financial decision making process relating to foreign exchange risk management, hedging, arbitrage, currency futures and option markets, management of foreign investments, country risk analysis, international sources of financing and international money and capital markets.
BUS 4960/4961 BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP
Four hours. Prerequisites: Senior standing; permission of the instructor; BUS 3312, BUS 3115, and BUS/ECO 3320. Correlating theory and business practices in two operational settings; supervision by cooperating practitioners and faculty in several areas of application.
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