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International Business, B.S.

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Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in International Business produces graduates ready to assist companies with their international operations. Degree skills sets include import/export management,international marketing, international finance, cross-cultural communications, business-level proficiency in a foreign language, international management, analytical thinking, and problem solving. Practical knowledge is gained by requiring each graduate to take at least one professional industry certification exam (business language proficiency exams, CGBP, etc.). Students will also be provided multiple opportunities to interact and network with industry partners on in-class projects and internships. Graduates will be prepared to enter the job market in a wide variety of industries such as: technology, manufacturing, marketing, financial services, healthcare, and supply chain. In addition, this degree will provide vital international relations skills for those who wish to enter the US Foreign Service.

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:
  Complete the following:  
  WSB Orientation  
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I  3
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I 3
  MGMT 2400 Data Analytics for Business 3
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus  3
 or MATH 1100 Survey of Calculus (4)  
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Complete one of the following (My Educator score of 80% or better;  IM 2010 or IM 2600 with a grade of B- or higher):
  My Educator    
  IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3)   
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  (3)  
NOTE: C- and higher is allowed in other course work as long as overall 2.5 GPA is met.
General Education Requirements: 36 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)    
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
Complete one of the following:   3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
or PHIL 205G Ethics and Values (3)  
or PHIL 205H Ethics and Values (3)  
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness  2
or EXSC 1097 Fitness for Life (2)  
Distribution Courses:  
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I  (fulfills Social/Behavioral Science credit)
3
  Humanities Distribution (fulfilled by language 202G) 4
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Biology Distribution 3
  Physical Science Distribution 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 84 Credits
Business Foundation Courses (required for matriculation):  
Complete one of the following:   
  My Educator  
  IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency (3)  
  IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications  (3)  
Complete the following  
  MKTG 1890 Introduction to Careers in Business  1
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I  3
  MGMT 2400 Data Analytics for Business 3
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus  3
 or MATH 1100 Survey of Calculus (4)  
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE  3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Business Core Requirements:  
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3
  MKTG 3890 Business Career Preparation 2
  MGMT 3450 Operations Management 3
  ENTR 493R Entrepreneurship Lecture Series   1
or MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series  (1)  
  MGMT 4860 Business Strategy Formulation and Implementation 3
  FIN 4180 International Finance Management 3
  MGMT 332G Cross-Cultural Communications for International Business 3
  MGMT 4870 International Management 3
  MKTG 335G International Marketing 3
  Language Requirement For any foreign Language complete 21 credit of the course sequence 1010, 1020, 2010, 202G, 3050, 3200, and one additional language course numbered 3000 or higher (4200 recommended) 21
Complete 6 credits from the following list: 6
  ACC 312G International Internal Auditing (3)  
  ECON 305G International Economics (3)  
  HM 320G Global Tourism (3)  
  HR 470G International Human Resource Management (3)  
  MGMT 330G Survey of International Business (3)  
  MGMT 481R Internship (3)  
  General Electives (any course 1000 or higher) 8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits required in the BS degree; at least 40 credit hours must be upper-division courses.
  2. Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade lower than a "C-" in core courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 30 credit hours of business courses through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.

NOTE: Students will be limited to 9 hours of upper-division credit until Matriculation is completed.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts 3
Language 1010 Beginning I 4
Physical Science Distribution 3
Fine Art Distribution  3
HLTH 1100 or EXSC 1097  Personal Health & Wellness or Fitness for Life 2
MKTG 1890 Introduction to Careers in Business 1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing-Academic Writing & Research 3
MATH 1050 or  MATH 1090   College Algebra or College Algebra for Business 3
American Institutions 3
Biology Distribution 3
Language  1020 Beginning II 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
MGMT 2240  or MATH 1100 Business Calculus or Survey of Calculus 3
Language 2010 Intermediate I 4
MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I (fulfills SS requirement) 3
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
Language 202G Intermediate II (satisfies Humanities distribution) 4
  Semester total: 16
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
IM 2010 or IM 2600 Business Computer Proficiency or Spreadsheet Applications (counts as general elective) 3
MGMT 2400 Data Analytics for Business 3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
MGMT 332G Cross Cultural Communications for International Business 3
Language 3050 Advanced I 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
MKTG 3890 Career Prep 2
MGMT 3450 Operations Management 3
Language 3200 Advanced II 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
MKTG 335G International Marketing 3
MGMT 4860  Business Strategy Formulation & Implementation  3
MGMT 4870 International Management 3
Language 4200 or other Language course numbered 3000 or higher   3
General Elective   2
  Semester total: 14
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
FIN 4180 International Finance Management 3
ENTR 493R or MGMT 495R  Entrepreneurship Lecture Series or Executive Lecture Series 1
WSB Elective Choose from: ACC 312G, ECON 305G, HM 320G, MGMT 330G or MGMT 481R 6
General Elective  3
  Semester total: 13
  Degree total: 120

Department

Strategic Management and Operations

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