Students interested in international business may concentrate in Business Economics and International Management, which lead to the following certificates of proficiency:
Concentrations and Certificates in International Business
The Bachelor of Business Administration with concentrations in Business Economics and International Management prepares students planning to engage in the global business environment. Students will develop key managerial and professional expertise enabling them to successfully navigate the sphere of national/international business, government and not-for-profit-organizations.
Why should you choose to major in International Business?
International managers are involved in the process of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling in a multicultural or cross-cultural environment. Their goal is to make effective and efficient use of the human and capital resources they have at their disposal.
International business provides a wide spectrum of opportunities. It can involve:
Staying in the US and working for a US company that does business abroad
Working for a US based company that sends you abroad for business travel
Working for a company that sends you abroad to work as an expatriate and live abroad
Why should you choose to concentrate in Economics and nternational Business?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of financial analysts to grow six percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Personal financial advisor jobs are expected to grow at a slightly faster pace (7%). The median annual wages for financial analysts and personal financial advisors were $85,660 and $87,850, respectively. (BLS, 2018 and 2019)
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Admission to College
In order to become a business major, you must complete a change of major/major declaration form with your advisor. There are no special application requirements. However, students must complete admission requirements in order to take upper-level courses. Please click here for Admission Requirements
Completing an international internship can give students the experience and confidence they need to pursue their chosen career after college. An international internship will strengthen students’ resumes, give them an edge in the competitive global job market, and afford them a valuable global perspective sought after by global firms. International Internship can also introduce students to different ways of working, giving them more flexibility and greater ease with diverse points of view as they enter the workforce.
Eligibility for Internships Abroad
Successful international interns must have a strong desire to learn more about their chosen field, as well as to immerse themselves in a new culture and environment. Applicants must be hard-working, adaptable, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Good communication and interpersonal skills are vital, must be self-motivated, prepare to adapt to an unfamiliar working conditions, and competent in computer skills.
Some of the organizations that offer internship opportunities abroad:
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Academic Clubs, Organizations, and Honor Societies
Graduates Are Employed With
- ArcBest Corporation
- Baldor ABB
- OK Foods, Bochoco
- Tyson Foods