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.
Ethical considerations in business today are critical for success. Businesses can leverage their economic power to ensure socially responsible behavior in the global marketplace.
An International Business degree provides a foundation for understanding the various aspects of international business and provides tools for applying this knowledge to the real world. Opportunities for International Business graduates exist in a variety of areas such as government agencies, market research, international marketing and sales, consulting, international entrepreneurship, and nonprofit organizations.
Professionals with a BBA in International Business have a wide variety of career paths from which to choose. Here are just a few:
Category Flexibility – The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Inductive Reasoning – The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Below are small descriptions of daily work activities included in some of the careers listed above:
The BBA in International Business is a 120-hour program that emphasizes the changing world of global business.
Students enrolled in the International Business concentration, other than international students who attend UIW on a student visa, are required to participate in a short term study abroad program for at least one week or a semester-long study abroad program. Students may study abroad as soon as their second semester in their sophomore year. Click here to visit UIW Study Abroad.
Below is a sampling of courses within the International Business curriculum.
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. Read more about accreditation.