2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Business and Economics (B.S.)


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Coordinator: Carmel Coughlan, M.B.A.

The Global Business and Economics program of study builds on the University’s liberal arts core curriculum and the Business Studies and Economics core to provide a well-rounded educational experience. Selected courses with direct applications to the global environment from Economics, Business and other programs enhance the program 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 Business.

Major Requirements


Global Business and Economics majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 6-14 elective credits, and 60 credits of major courses. 

Requirements for the Global Business and Economics major consist of the Business Studies and Economics core requirements (42 credits):

And six (6) additional courses (18 credits)


Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Global Business & Economics (B.S.)

 

Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
MGT120: Management (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
ECN102: Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits)
 
X
ACC101: Financial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ACC104: Managerial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
MGT270: Financial Management (3 credits) or
MGT280: Principles of Marketing (one each semester)
X
X
STA173: Statistical Methods (3 credits) or
MTH172: Quantitative Methods for Business (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
APT103: IC3 GS5 Certification: Internet & Computing Core Cert. (3 credits) or APT304: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) (3 credits)
X
 
MGT212: Business Communication (3 credits) or
ECN392: China’s Evolving Economy (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ECN314: Comparative Economic and Political Systems (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
ECN263: Global Economics (3 credits)
 
X
ECN317: Economic Ideas in Historical Perspective (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
MGT490: Strategic Business Planning Capstone (4 credits) or
Elective (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
MGT300: Ethics for Business (3 credits) or
MGT403: Business Law - Labor Law (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ECN411: International Trade and Global Corporations (3 credits)
X
 
ECN420: Political Economy of Industrial Societies  (3 credits)
 
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X

 

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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