A major in Global Business at UE helps students to understand the interconnected nature of today's global market, preparing them to succeed in the modern workforce.
As the business market continues to become increasingly global, it is vitally important that graduates entering the workforce are prepared to do business across international boundaries. The global business major in the Schroeder School of Business provides students the skills they need to do exactly that.
With support from the programs of UE's Institute for Global Enterprise, the global business major provides students a thorough understanding of the complexities involved in today's global business environment. With access to numerous international internships - as well as collaboration with UE's acclaimed Study Abroad program - majors in global business learn the skills they will need for rewarding careers with multi-national firms committed to global business or firms looking to expand their international presence.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Global Business Major
This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:
- The University's general education requirements - 41 hours
- The Schroeder School of Business common core - 45 hours
- The global business major area - 18 hours or more, and
- Free electives for the balance of the 124 hour total - approximately 20 hours.
- General education: 41 hours, including Interdisciplinary 150; Management 497; Mathematics 134 or 221.
Courses in economics cannot be used to satisfy the Human Behavior and Society requirement.
Common Core - 45 hours: The purpose of the common core is to provide students with careful preparation in the fundamental tools of decision making and leadership. All global business majors complete the following courses: Accounting 210, 211; Business 269, 270, 398; Economics 101, 102; Experiential Education 90; Finance 361; Law 201; Management 310, 311, 377; Marketing 325; Quantitative Methods 227; Software Application 110.
Major - 18 hours (or more): Four or more courses chosen from Accounting 347, Economics 425, 435, Finance 426, Management 331, Marketing 477; two courses (6 hours) at the 300- or 400-level that address history, politics, cultures, or languages of other nations. These courses can be taken from various departments, subject to approval by the Schroeder School of Business.
This major also requires demonstrated proficiency at the second-year level of a chosen foreign language.
Electives: Remaining hours to total 124 hours (approximately 20 hours needed).