International Business - B.S.B.A.
The International Business Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program allows students to develop a thorough understanding of the multifaceted global business environment.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Apply the major concepts, skills and values of business administration.
- Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, purposes and situations through a variety of professional methods within business administration.
- Use decision-support tools to resolve contemporary business issues using ethical business practices.
- Demonstrate the value of cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity and diversity in a global business environment through context appropriate communication and decision-making.
- Synthesize the global dynamics of the social, political, cultural and legal environments to make appropriate strategic recommendations.
Courses provide a distinct emphasis on global aspects as students are challenged to demonstrate business skills desired by employers. Students have the opportunity to participate in internships, study abroad experiences and language immersion programs. Students should plan their electives to create a meaningful, customized career path; these selections are facilitated by the university's faculty advising system.
International Business graduates are prepared for entry-level management positions with firms in a variety of industries operating in the global environment.
A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science in business administration degree
|Introduction to Business and Management
|Global Strategy Capstone
|Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions
|The Legal Environment of Business I
|Human Resource Management
|Operations and Supply Chain Management I
|International Culture and Protocol
|International Resource Management
|Choose 9 credits of the following:
|French Language Immersion
|Spanish Language Immersion
|Global Studies: China
|Global Studies: Pacific Rim
|Global Studies: Latin America & the Caribbean
|Global Studies: Russia & Eastern Europe
|Global Studies: Africa & the Middle East
|Choose 9 credits from the following:
|College of Business Internship Ic
|Directed Experiential Education D
Study Abroad Sa
|Related Professional Studies
|A&S Core Experience
|Communications Foundation Courses
|Rhetoric & Composition I
|Rhetoric & Composition II
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
|Arts and Humanities
|Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT, or REL
|Fundamentals of Algebra (or higher, based on student's placement)
One course from BIO, CHM, PHY or SCI
One course from ANTH, GEND, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC, RES or SOC
One course with an EASC attribute
|Free Electives #
|15 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university
IcTypically, internships require a minimum of six credits. Students interested in a 9 or 12-credit internship can apply additional experiential learning and free elective credits, if available. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty advisor before scheduling internship and free elective credits.
D Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. For more information, visit Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS).
SaTo be eligible to count toward Applied/ Experiential Learning, a Study Abroad offering must meet certain requirements. Contact JWU Global to discuss eligible Study Abroad options for this degree program.
# In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty advisor before scheduling free elective credits.
NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Pre-Algebra or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).
Note: Students must pass ENG0001 Writing Workshop or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in ILS 2000-level courses
In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?