International Business (BS) - Curriculum

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Maria Antonieta Marcial '08

Why Choose an International Business Degree from SNHU?

The International Business Program at SNHU was initiated in 1980 and has been a driving force in the global orientation of the School of Business. Our innovative curriculum has been designed to build skills that are essential to navigate in today’s highly competitive global markets with instant communication, rapidly changing business models and complex relationships.

International Business majors at SNHU are encouraged to pursue “functional minor areas” to obtain depth in a business function (e.g., marketing, finance, etc.) that will complement their international business training and enhance their post-graduation placement opportunities. International Business majors can select minor areas in Finance, Marketing, Organizational Leadership, Operations Management, Hospitality and Sports.

Full time International Business  faculty at SNHU are a highly respected, experienced, diverse group of scholars  recognized as productive academics,  effective teachers, and competent experts in their respective functional areas within the academic and business community. Their teaching spans all tiers of the academic pyramid, from undergraduate to doctoral level, and are practiced in diverse domestic and international settings. They all have doctoral degrees from respected US universities.

Required Core Courses

General Education Program

International Business Major Courses

INT-316: Cultural & Political Environment of International Business
This course introduces students to such primary cultural factors as religion, language, values, technology, social organization and political environment that affect U.S. firms doing business outside of the United States. Students learn the significance of identifying and assessing the importance of these factors so they can more effectively manage in the international environment. A variety of international environments will be studied. The course uses text, cases and exercises. Global marker.
INT-400: International Business Project
This course is designed for those students who are pursuing a major and those that have definite interest in carrying out a career in International Business as well as those who seek to broaden their knowledge in the field. Explicitly, the course will introduce students to the contemporary issues and challenges faced by managers of Multinational Corporations in the International Business setting. The course will give students the opportunity to work in teams by focusing on a practical approach to learning. It will provide students with skills that can facilitate their entry into a job market in International Business or related field at various levels of expertise.

INT ELE - Students may choose five (5) International Business electives.

Select Three of the Following:

ACC-312: International Managerial Accounting
The study of foreign currencies and exchange risk management, global organization and control, planning and performance evaluation in multinational enterprises, multinational taxation, global financial statement analysis, and transparency and disclosure in global environment to gain an appreciation and understanding of international managerial accounting. The above studies will relate to international accounting and reporting considerations, standards, and responsibilities. Global marker.
ECO-322: International Economics
International Economics develops and explores alternative explanations for the determinants of international trade and financial flows. Emphasis is placed on analyzing the cause and effect of such international phenomena as trade patterns, factor mobility, direct and portfolio investment, multinational corporations, balance of payments disequilibria, and government trade and exchange controls. The course highlights the interdependence of nation-states in the world economy and the development of national policies that are designed to alter or control the pattern of international trade and investment. Global marker.
ECO-201 and ECO-202
OL-215: Principles of Management
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Offered every semester. Writing Intensive Course.
UC: ENG-10, ENG-120, ENG-121H or ENG-200; ADB-125

Any Language elective with the LAR, LFR, LMN, or LSP prefix
*Students may choose up to two (2) Language courses.

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