B.A. in Administration International Business Concentration

Requirements (92-100 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Administration

Students are encouraged to check that they have met the prerequisite requirements for each course in the College of Business and Public Administration in which they are planning to enroll. Prerequisite requirements listed for each course are strictly enforced.

Enrollment in 300-, 400- and 500-level courses in the College of Business and Public Administration is restricted to students who have completed at least 90 quarter units (i.e., at least junior class level) and all lower-division courses listed below. Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Students who do not meet the stated requirements may be disenrolled from the course(s).

Students must earn a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in all lower division, upper-division and concentration courses required to fulfill a B.A. in Administration.

Lower-division core requirements (32)
ACCT 211Introductory Accounting I4
ACCT 212Introductory Accounting II4
ECON 200Principles of Microeconomics4
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4
IST 101Introduction to Information Technology4
MGMT 230Business Law4
ADMN 210Applied Business Statistics4
Four units chosen from (also meets the General Education requirement category B1):4
College Algebra
Pre-Calculus Mathematics
Methods of Calculus
Basic Concepts of Calculus
Upper-division core requirements (36)
FIN 313Business Finance4
FIN 314Corporate Financial Management4
IST 309Information Systems and Technology4
MGMT/PSYC 302Management and Organizational Behavior4
MGMT 350Administrative Communications4
MGMT 490Strategic Management4
MKTG 305Marketing Principles4
PA 315Government-Business Relations4
SCM 304Principles of Supply Chain Management4
Concentration (24-32)24-32
Note: The concentration electives should be chosen from the electives listed for each concentration or, with the prior approval of the department chair, the student may substitute other courses for these electives. With prior approval, up to two of the concentration electives may be chosen from other academic disciplines. In planning their career goals, students should review course offerings of other departments to determine if specific courses fit their career plans.

International Business Concentration (32 units)

An international business advising session is required for all students in the concentration and is taken towards the end of the first quarter of the junior year.

MGMT 405Managing Across Borders4
MKTG 470International Marketing Management4
Four units chosen from (courses cannot double count in the specialty):4
Internship (must have international focus)
Seminar in Administration
Seminar in Administration
Seminar in Administration
International Business Finance
International Logistics
Four units chosen from breadth electives (courses cannot double count in the specialty):4
Globalization and Culture
International Communication
International Economics
Multinational Corporations
Global Economy
Financial Institutions and Capital Formation
Seminar in Comparative Politics
Seminar in International Relations
Model United Nations
Eight units of 200-level or higher course work in the same approved foreign language. *8
Eight units chosen from one of the following three specialties:8
Total Units32
*

Foreign languages acceptable for this program are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. Additional foreign languages may be approved by the Chair of the Department of Marketing. Courses must not be taught in English.

Students proficient in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish languages may receive Credit by Examination for the language requirements. Exact times and places of examinations are announced by the Department of World Languages and Literatures; students should make arrangements with the Department of World Languages and Literatures office or chair well in advance.

Students proficient in any foreign language at 200-level or equivalent level courses have an option for any or all of their foreign language courses to be waived. Responsibility for determining this proficiency rests with the Chair of the Marketing Department, after consultation with the World Languages and Literatures Department Chair. Students having any of these foreign language courses waived must substitute an equal number of units chosen from the electives listed below.


Specialties

Study Abroad Specialty (8 units) (Program Code: INBS)

Eight units of upper-division courses in business taken abroad. The courses must be approved by the Global Management Center and Marketing Department Chair before the student goes on the study abroad program.

Functional Specialty (8 units)

Eight units of upper-division courses in a functional specialty within Marketing, Management, IDS, Finance, or Accounting.

Students pursuing a functional specialty in Marketing must take 8 units of upper division courses in MKTG. Students pursuing a functional specialty in Management must take 8 units of upper division courses in MGMT, HRM, or ENTR. Students pursuing a functional specialty in IDS must take 8 units of upper division courses in SCM or IST in addition to SCM 445 above. Students pursuing a functional specialty in Finance must take 8 units of upper division courses in FIN in addition to FIN 433 above. Students pursuing a functional specialty in Accounting must take ACCT 372 and ACCT 373 in addition to FIN 433 above.

Regional Specialty (8 units) (Program Code: INBR)

Eight units of regional courses chosen from one of the following categories:

Asia
ANTH 358Peoples of the Middle East4
ANTH 362Asian Cultures and Societies4
FIN 355Business and Asian Culture4
HIST 435World War II in the Pacific4
HUM 328Asian Cultural Traditions4
HUM 375The World of Islam4
PHIL 375Non-Western Philosophy4
PSCI 305East Asian Politics4
PSCI 308Government and Politics of the Middle East4
SSCI 300Nonwestern World4
SSCI 516Model Arab League (application and entrance exam required)4
Europe
HIST 503Europe Since 19454
MGMT 408Managing in Europe4
PSCI 304East European Political Systems4
PSCI 590Seminar in International Relations4
Latin America
ANTH 354Cultures of Mexico and Central America4
ANTH 356Cultures of South America4
ECON 540Political Economy of Latin America4
HIST 465Modern Central America4
HIST 466Foreign Relations of Latin America4
HIST 470Modern Latin America4
MGMT 407Comparative Management Systems of the Americas4
SSCI 304Contemporary Latin America4
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