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International Business

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.

Degree Overview
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.

Career Opportunities
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:

  • Government Agencies
  • Market Research
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • International Marketing & Sales
  • Consulting
  • Banking & Finance
  • International Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Non-profit organizations

Recent International Business Graduates have found jobs as a(n);

  • Import Development Manager
  • Non-profit Organization Director
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Export-Import Manager
  • International Sales Manager

Extracurricular Activities
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:    

Curriculum

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 4380: Importing
BINT 4390: International Policies & Relations (Study Abroad)
BINT 4399: Special Topics

For more information, please contact:
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, Texas 78209
(210) 283-5007
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 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, Web site: www.sacscoc.org.


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