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

Our global business and economics 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.

To earn the bachelor’s degree in global business and economics, students take a minimum of 22 courses (72 credits).

Business core requirements:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Internet and Computing Core Certification or Microsoft Certified Application Specialist
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Ethics for Business
  • Business Law
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Quantitative Methods for Business or Applied Calculus
  • Statistical Methods

Other required courses:

  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Comparative Economic and Political Systems
  • Economics of Regional/Global Organizations
  • International Trade and Global Corporations
  • Economic Ideas in Historical Perspective
  • Political Economy of Industrialized Societies
  • Environmental Management - Quality Systems
  • Study abroad experience or one additional course in the same language as the two-course requirement
  • Two of the following: Cross Cultural Psychology, Japan and the Pacific Rim, China and the Pacific Rim, Contemporary Latin America, Contemporary Middle East, Contemporary Africa, Contemporary East Asia or special topics offerings provided through the Pell Center