H-E-B School of Business and Administration
Why International Business?
Do you like to travel and meet people from other countries? This degree sets you apart from other business majors and prepares you for future success by developing global and social awareness along with a good understanding of the international business environment.
The International Business concentration is designed to prepare students for positions with business firms, governmental agencies and international trade service providers.
Ethical considerations in business today are critical for success. Businesses can leverage their economic power to insure socially responsible behavior in the global marketplace. International Business courses are designed to provide a broad analysis of business opportunities abroad, as well as political climates, trade barriers, government incentives, and trade practices. The curriculum emphasizes the changing world of global business.
An International Business Concentration provides a graduate of the H-E-B School of Business and Administration with a foundation for understanding the various aspects of international business and provides the tools for applying this knowledge to the real world. Opportunities for International Business graduates exist in the following areas:
Recent International Business Graduates have found jobs as a(n);
Participation in Business Club and Delta Mu Delta Business honor Society are encouraged.
Study abroad opportunities are provided for all International Business students. These range from faculty-led study abroad components of specific classes to mission projects.
Networking with the business community is possible through the Free Trade Alliance, World Affairs Council, and Chamber of Commerce events. Interaction with the Mexican American Business Institute (MABI) members is supported by the H-E-B School of Business & Administration.
Courses and Curriculum
The International Business Concentration requires the completion of 18 semester hours of international business courses in addition to the business core requirements.
Students are also required to participate in an approved international experience, such as a semester abroad, a faculty-led study abroad class, a course with a study-abroad component, or other such opportunities.
The following courses are required:
45 Hours BBA Core
|ACCT 2311:||Principles of Accounting I|
|ACCT 2312:||Principles of Accounting II|
|MIS 2321:||Intro to Information Systems|
|MIS 2325:||Personal Productivity Applications|
|ECON 2301:||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|ECON 2302:||Principles of Microeconomics|
|BMGT 3370:||Analytical Decision Making I|
|BMGT 3371:||Analytical Decision Making II|
|BINT 3331:||International Business Mgmt.|
|BLAW 3317:||Business Law I|
|BMKT 3331:||Principles of Marketing|
|BMGT 3340:||Mgmt Theory & Practice|
|BFIN 3321:||Principles of Financial Mgmt.|
|BMGT 4380:||Integrative Business Analysis/Decision Making I|
|BMGT 4381:||Integrative Business Analysis/Decision Making II|
International Business Concentration
|BINT 3345:||International Accounting|
|BINT 3355:||International Banking & Finance|
|BINT 3361:||International Marketing|
|BINT 4310:||International Economics|
|BINT 4320:||International Business Law|
3 hrs. selected from the following:
|BINT 4360:||Cross Border Forum|
|BINT 4390:||International Policies & Relations (Study Abroad)|
|BINT 4399:||Special Topics|
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Angelina Kiser
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, CPO 27
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Business programs in the H-E-B School of Business and Administration are accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
The University of the Incarnate Word is accredited by the Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, Web site: www.sacscoc.org.