International Business, B.B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critical Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Bison image  Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150 Bison image  Cap graduation image Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab1
Core II Natural/Physical Science4
Core II Humanities3
PSY 201 Bison image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Core II Fine Arts3
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
ECN 460 Bison image Economic of Dev Countries (Multicultural or International)3
FIN 475 Bison image Intl Business Strategies (Capstone)3
College-Specific
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253 Cap graduation image Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323 Cap graduation image Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200 Cap graduation image Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218 Cap graduation image Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communication Studies Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
Major-Specific
ECN 420 Bison image  Cap graduation image International Trade3
ECN 421 Bison image  Cap graduation image Global Macroeconomic Analysis3
FIN 343Intermediate Financial Manage3
FIN 440 Bison image International Fin Management3
MGT 445 Bison image International Management3
MGT 478Import Export Management3
MKT 371 Bison image International Marketing3
FIN 475 Bison image Intl Business Strategies3
ECN 460 Bison image Economic of Dev Countries3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3

Major Information

  • The total number of free electives required depends on the number of hours completed in STA 150 Foundations of Statistics or STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded and ENG 101 Beginning Composition or ENG 101P Beginning Composition Plus and the number of hours that can be double-counted toward multiple degree requirements.
  • FIN 475 Intl Business Strategies is the capstone course for all IB majors. It can only be taken during the senior year after all prerequisites are met.
  • ECN 460 Economic of Dev Countries must be taken to meet the International Business Elective.
  • Please check with advisor about course offerings. Not all classes will be offered every semester.

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Four Year Plan

The Department of Finance, Economics and International Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) in International Business. International Business focuses on cross-border commerce and the legal requirements and trade regulations in the country where you are doing business. You will learn to understand the competitive global landscape of business and understand the impact international trade has on domestic and foreign markets.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Bison image  Cap graduation image Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
Free Elective 3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Bison image  Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Core II Physical or Natural Science 4
Core II Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Cap graduation image Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image Advanced Composition 3
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Cap graduation image Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Writing for the Workplace 3
Free Elective 3
Core II Humanities 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
FIN 323 Cap graduation image Principles of Finance 3
MGT 320 Principles of Management 3
MKT 340 MKT Concepts and Applications 3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ECN 420 Bison image  Cap graduation image International Trade 3
MKT 371 Bison image International Marketing 3
FIN 343 Intermediate Financial Manage 3
MGT 445 Bison image International Management 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
ECN 421 Bison image  Cap graduation image Global Macroeconomic Analysis 3
ECN 460 Bison image Economic of Dev Countries 3
FIN 440 Bison image International Fin Management 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
FIN 475 Bison image Intl Business Strategies 3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
MGT 478 Import Export Management 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120