Major in Global Business and Economics (B.S.)

Our curriculum blends courses with direct applications to the global environment to prepare students for a wide range of diverse opportunities in the international sector. Students completing the major are required to study abroad or take an additional course in modern languages, or complete a professional internship in global business and/or economics.

To earn the bachelor’s degree in global business and economics, students take a minimum of 22 courses (69 credits).

Business core requirements:

  • ACC101: Financial Accounting
  • ACC104: Managerial Accounting
  • APT103: Internet and Computing Core Certification or APT304: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist
  • ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics
  • MGT120: Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGT212: Business Communication
  • MGT270: Financial Management
  • MGT280: Principles of Marketing
  • MGT300: Ethics for Business
  • MGT403: Business Law
  • MGT490: Strategic Business Planning
  • MTH172: Quantitative Methods for Business (or higher math course)
  • STA201: Statistical Methods

Other required courses:

  • ECN102: Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECN263: Global Economics
  • ECN314: Comparative Economic and Political Systems
  • ECN317: Economic Ideas in Historical Perspective
  • ECN392: China's Evolving Economy
  • ECN411: International Trade and Global Corporations
  • ECN420: Political Economy of Industrialized Societies
  • Two of the following: ECN330: Politics of Developing Nations, HIS331: Contemporary Latin America, HIS332: Contemporary Middle East, HIS333: Contemporary Africa, HIS334: Contemporary Asia, PSY290: Cross Cultural Psychology or any approved special topics offerings