Dec 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [OFFICIAL CATALOG]

International Business Program

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Donald W. Reynolds Center, Room 205 | (501) 569-3484 | (501) 569-7021 (fax) |

Program Coordinator: Gilliam, David,
Associate Professor
Professors: Elder, Erick M.
Terry, H. Andy
Associate Professors: Funk, Mark
Felan, Joe
Varela, Otmar
Visiting Professor: Vibhakar, Ashvin

The International Business major uses an interdisciplinary approach to study the intricacies of the international marketplace. This major focuses on the complexities and interconnections between the world’s markets and cultures. The goal is to prepare students to be managers in the twenty-first century.

A major in international business is valuable for positions with an international context in areas such as finance, purchasing, marketing, production, logistics and planning. All majors in the department are required to achieve a grade of C or greater in all courses required in their major.

General Information

International Business Educational Objectives

Students completing the international business degree should accomplish the following educational objectives:

  • Understand the nature of international business.
  • Understand the major trends in the international trade and investment patterns between and among the major groups of nations and the theories purporting to explain these patterns.
  • Understand the nature of international organizations such as the United Nations, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and their effects on business.
  • Understand the major financial, economic/socioeconomic, physical, environmental, socio-cultural, political, legal, labor, competitive, and distributive forces affecting international business.
  • Understand the export and import practices, terminology, and documentation.
  • Understand the functional areas of business economics, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, and control of international business.


    Bachelor of Business Administration

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