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Bachelor of Science in International Business Degree Program Overview

International Business degrees have become very important in our global market. With more and more companies pursuing global influence, University of the Potomac’s Bachelor Degree in International Business provides many advantages.

B.S. in International Business Program Learning Goals

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in International Business are able to:

  • Analyze how social, economic and political paradigms impact ethical issues in various international business strategic planning situations.
  • Work in teams, use critical thinking to analyze and solve problems and effectively communicate legal issues pertaining to international business law and international business operations.
  • Utilize written and oral communication to effectively analyze and synthesize economic and financial information with an emphasis on international business.
  • Evaluate nature, significance and context of managerial activities as undertaken by leadership in various organizations in international business contexts.

What You Will Learn

The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in International Business is to prepare students with fundamental managerial skills to succeed in a global business environment and to pursue careers in managerial positions in public or private companies and in non-profit organizations.

Core Courses

General Education

  • COMP 110 Computer and Office Applications
  • ENGL 101 English Composition I
  • ENGL 102 English Composition II
  • GNED 112 Student Success Strategies
  • MATH 106 College Mathematics

Management Courses

  • ACCT 101 Principles of Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 110 Principles of Financial Accounting II
  • BUS 110 Foundations of Business
  • BUS 202 Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • BUS 230 Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • ECON 201 Principles of Economics
  • FIN 230 Fundamentals of Finance

Accounting Courses

  • BUS 270 International Business Law
  • BUS 290 Strategies for International Business Ventures
  • MGMT 235 Introduction to International Business
  • MGMT 260 Cross Cultural Management
  • MGMT 275 International Trade and Practices
  • MRKT 230 Introduction to International Marketing

General Education

Core Courses

  • ENGL 395 Research and Report Writing
  • MATH 323 Research and Statistical Analysis
  • PSYC 201 Principles of Psychology
  • SCIE 312 Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • BUS 310 Export/Import Marketing
  • FIN 350 International Banking and Finance
  • MGMT 303 International Business Management
  • MGMT 305 Organizational Communications
  • MGMT 311 Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT 360 Leadership
  • MGMT 422 Global Management
  • MGMT 435 Strategic Management and Planning
  • MGMT 440 International Organizational Development Strategies
  • MRKT 424 International Marketing

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
Fill Out The Application

1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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