International Business Studies

Description
Students can expand their horizons and opportunities by learning about the global economy. The concentration is designed to develop competence in a foreign language; develop sensitivity to foreign cultures; provide an awareness of global social processes; and provide an understanding of international business environments, principles and operations.  The W. P. Carey School of Business has partnerships with universities in Europe, Asia and Latin America, so students can experience new cultures, visit new places and build intercultural and language skills. International internships also are offered in conjunction with the ASU Study Abroad Office.  All students are required to meet with an advisor in International Business before this concentration can be officially added to their plan of study and DARS.

 Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 in order to declare this concentration and no grade lower than C in courses applied toward the concentration area.
  • Students must maintain an overall concentration GPA of at least 2.50.
  • Courses not guaranteed to be offered during summer sessions.
  • Students that have taken some additional math and economics courses, such as ECN 211, ECN 212, MAT 210 and MAT 211, may be eligible to take 300-level Economics courses such as ECN 306, ECN 331, ECN 335, or ECN 360.  Consult an International Business advisor for details.
  • All business course work must be completed through the W. P. Carey School of Business or through an approved ASU international study program.
  • Students must meet all course prerequisites and requirements as listed in the ASU catalog.
  • Concentration requirements must be completed within one year of graduation date.
  • * These courses require Prerequisites: ECN 211 or 213; ECN 212 or 214; MAT 211 or 271 with C or better.
  • ** These courses require Prerequisites: ECN 211 or 213, ECN 212 or 214, and MAT 211 or 271 with C or better.
  • *** These courses require Pre-requisites: ECN 214 or ECN 312/314 with C or better; Pre/Co-requisite: ECN 213 or 313

Core 3 Hours Required
Course must be taken at the W.P. Carey School of Business.
Choose course from the following:

MGT 302 Principles of International Business (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 GPA & min 56 hours); ECN 212 or 214 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only AGB 302 or MGT 302 or BUA 394 Perspectives in Global Business)

ECN 306 Survey of International Economics (3)*

Electives 6 Hours
Courses must be taken at the W.P. Carey School of Business.
Select in consultation with an advisor.

AGB 450 International Agricultural Development (3)

AGB 452 International Agricultural Policy (3)

AGB 454 International Trade (3) (Prerequisites: FIN 300 with a C or better.)

ECN 306 Survey of International Economics (3)*

ECN 331 Economics of the European Economic Union (3

ECN 335 South Asia and the World Economy (3) (Pre/Co-requisites: ECN 211 or 213; ECN 212 or 214; MAT 211 or 271 with C or better if completed)

ECN 360 Economic Development (3)**

ECN 365 Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe (3)**

ECN 436 International Trade Theory (3)***

ECN 438 International Monetary Economics (3) (Prerequisites: ECN 214 or ECN 312/314 C or better; Pre/Co-requisite: ECN 213 or 313)

ECN 494 Special Topics (1-4) [*DEV* *NEW *CHINESE* *ECO*]***

FIN 456 International Financial Management (3) (Prerequisites: W.P.Carey Finance BS student; ACC 315 or ACC 303 or ACC 340, FIN 331 and FIN 361; Honors student in Finance: FIN 303 and FIN 331; All courses must be completed with a grade of C or greater.)

MGT 400 Cross-Cultural Management (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 ASU cum GPA & min 56 earned hours; MGT 300 or 303 or 320 or MGT 380 with C or better.)

MGT 459 International Management (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 ASU cum GPA & min 56 earned hours; MGT 302 or ECN 306 with a grade of C or better.)

MGT 302 Principles of International Business (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 2.5 GPA and minimum 56 hours); ECN 212 or 214 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only AGB 302 or MGT 302 or BUA 394 Perspectives in Global Business)

OR  AGB 302 International Management and Agribusiness (3) (Prerequisite: ECN 212 or ECN 214 with grade of C or better. May not enroll if completed BUA 394: Topic: Perspectives in Global Business or MGT 302 with a D or better.)

MKT 414 Global Strategic Marketing (4) (Prerequisites: Must be Global Mgt Marketing or Int'l Studies student with conditional or professional status AND completed MKT 300, MKT 301 or GLB 301 with C or greater.)

MKT 425 Global Marketing Management (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 ASU cum GPA and minimum 2.5 ASU business GPA and 56 earned hours; must have completed MKT 302 or MKT 303 with a grade of C or better.)

SCM 463 Global Supply Chain Management (3) (Prerequisites: W.P. Carey BS or BA student; Must have completed SCM 300 or SCM 303 with C or better)

 

 Recommended sequencing of W.P. Carey School of Business Coursework
For students with little or no prior business background

Term 1 - Prerequisite for MGT 302

  • ECN 212 Microeconomics

 Term 2

  • MGT 302 Principles of International Business (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 GPA & min 56 hours); ECN 212 or 214 with C or better.)

Prerequisite for MGT 459

  • MGT 380 Management Strategy for Non-Majors (Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA & 56 earned hours)

 Term 3

  • MGT 400 Cross-Cultural Management (3) (Prerequisites: Min 2.5 ASU cum GPA & min 56 earned hours; MGT 300 or 303 or 320 or MGT 380 with C or better.)
  • MGT 459 International Management (3) (Pre requisites: Min 2.5 ASU cum GPA & min 56 earned hours; MGT 302 or ECN 306 with a grade of C or better.) 

ASU Global and Area Studies 9 Hours Required

These hours may be satisfied by any combination of the following:

Choose 3 courses from the International Business Area Studies lists (below) and/or the University General Studies Global Awareness list.

Requirement may be waived by an official exchange program. See International Business Program Coordinator for details.

Recommended: It is recommended to choose courses related to the area of study abroad experience.

Additional courses may be approved by the international program coordinator.

Any university designated non-business global awareness (“G”) courses. 

Non-business global awareness hours may also be satisfied by:

  • An ASU or W.P. Carey School of Business education abroad program for one semester fulfills all nine hours of non-business global requirements.
  • An ASU or W.P. Carey School of Business program earning six credit hours fulfills six of the hours of non-business global requirements.
  • An ASU or W.P. Carey School of Business program earning three credit hours fulfills three of the hours of non-business global requirements.

 Foreign Language Proficiency

The concentration requires the equivalent of one year of college-level study of a foreign language. Foreign language proficiency is met in one of the following ways:

  • Completion of one year (two semesters) of the same foreign language at the college level.
  • Completion of one semester of the equivalent of 101 & 102 level course work.
  • Completion of two years of the same foreign language in high school with a minimum grade of “C” (2.00).
  • Documentation of a proficiency test confirming preparedness to start at least the second year of a foreign language (201 level or above).
  • A student whose first language is not English may have this requirement waived.
  • See International Business Program Coordinator.

 International Business GPA 2.50 required

Students must achieve an overall GPA of 2.50 in the concentration.

 Study Abroad Experience Required

Participation in an ASU-approved international study abroad program is required.

 

All students are required to meet with an advisor in International Business before this concentration can be officially added to their plan of study and DARS.

 

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International Business Advisor                                                               Date

 

What you will see on your DARS:

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES Concentration
W. P. Carey School of Business

                            --> NEEDS:                            6 SUB-GROUPS  -  1) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CORE - 3 hours          Course must be taken at the W.P. Carey          School of Business.         NEEDS:   3.00 HOURS       COURSE LIST: MGT 302 ECN 306  -  2) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ELECTIVES - 6 hours          Courses must be taken at the W.P. Carey          School of Business.         NEEDS:   6.00 HOURS       COURSE LIST: AGB 450 AGB 452 AGB 454 ECN 306 ECN 331          ECN 335 ECN 360 ECN 365 ECN 436 ECN 438          ECN 494 [*DEV* *NEW *CHINESE* *ECO*] FIN 456          MGT 400 MGT 459 MGT 302 OR AGB 302 MKT 414          MKT 425 SCM 463  -  3) ASU GLOBAL and AREA STUDIES          Choose 3 courses from the International Business            Area Studies lists and/or the University General            Studies Global Awareness list.        -------------------------------------------------------          Requirement may be waived by an official            exchange program. See International Business            Program Coordinator for details.        -------------------------------------------------------         NEEDS:   9.00 HOURS       -> NOT FROM: ACC ADV AGB BLW BUA BUS CIS          COB ECN FIN GLB GNB HRM HSA IBS INS          ISM LES MGT MKT OPM PLM QBA REA SCM          TRN WPC       COURSE LIST: ASIA, AFRICA...AFH 300 AFH 303 AFH 318            AFH 319 AFH 335 AFR 317 AFS 200 AFS 301            AFS 310 AFS 312 AFS 320 AFS 327 AFS 340            AFS 355 AFS 466 ARB 331 ARB 341 ARB 351            ARS 402 ARS 472 ART 473 ART 475 ASB 326            ASB 330 ASB 361 ASB 362 ASB 417 ASM 241            ASM 246 ASM 248 ASM 301 ASM 341 ASM 342            ASM 343 ASM 344 ASM 345 CHI 321 CHI 345            CHI 413 CHI 414 FMS 200 FRE 471 GCU 433            GLG 404 GPH 211 HPS 322 HPS 323 HPS 332            HPS 336 HST 102 HST 103 HST 201 HST 205            HST 303 HST 307 HST 358 HST 383 HST 387            HUM 310 OR REL 355 JPN 414 JPN 435 KOR 347            KOR 350 NTR 320 PLB 302 POS 369 REL 201            REL 270 REL 301 REL 305 REL 310 REL 315            REL 317 REL 355 OR HUM 310 REL 365 REL 369            REL 371 REL 372 REL 373 REL 380 REL 384            REL 385 REL 483 SLC 202 SOS 100 VTN 321            VTN 322 WST 372          EUROPE...APH 305 APH 411 APH 414 OR PUP 412            APH 446 ARS 101 ARS 102 ARS 310 ARS 406            ARS 410 ARS 412 ARS 414 ARS 416 ARS 417            ARS 418 ARS 422 ARS 424 ARS 426 ARS 428            ARS 430 ARS 432 ARS 435 ARS 436 ASB 361            ASB 362 ASB 417 ASM 241 ASM 246 ASM 248            ASM 301 ASM 341 ASM 344 ASM 345 DAH 401            ENG 202 ENG 221 ENG 222 ENG 303 ENG 315            ENG 321 ENG 325 ENG 328 ENG 329 ENG 330            ENG 342 ENG 400 ENG 413 ENG 415 ENG 416            ENG 418 ENG 419 ENG 421 ENG 422 ENG 423            ENG 424 ENG 425 ENG 427 ENG 429 ENG 430            ENG 434 ENG 442 ENG 448 ENG 450 ENG 453            ENG 469 ENG 478 FLA 461 FLA 464 FLA 472            FLA 476 FMS 200 FRE 321 FRE 322 FRE 325            FRE 415 FRE 432 FRE 441 FRE 442 FRE 445            FRE 451 FRE 452 FRE 453 FRE 461 FRE 462            FRE 471 GCU 322 GCU 442 GER 421 GER 422            GPH 211 GRK 301 GRK 302 HPS 322 HPS 323            HPS 332 HPS 336 HST 102 HST 103 HST 202            HST 304 HST 309 HST 347 HST 348 HST 349            HST 350 HST 351 HST 352 HST 354 HST 358            HST 361 HST 364 HST 365 HST 366 HST 367            HST 368 HST 423 HST 426 HST 435 HUM 372            IND 316 IND 317 ITA 325 ITA 420 ITA 430            ITA 441 ITA 443 ITA 446 LAT 421 LAT 422            MHL 341 MHL 342 MHL 363 MHL 456 NTR 320            PHI 328 OR PHI 301 PHI 329 OR PHI 302 PHI 335            PHI 401 PHI 402 PLB 302 POS 340 POS 341            POS 369 REL 201 REL 270 REL 301 REL 305            REL 310 REL 315 REL 317 REL 371 REL 372            REL 374 REL 377 REL 382 REL 384 REL 385            REL 386 REL 470 REL 471 REL 483 RUS 321            RUS 322 RUS 420 RUS 421 RUS 423 RUS 424            RUS 425 RUS 430 SLC 202 SOS 200 SPA 425            SPA 426 SPA 427 SPA 434 SPA 435 SPA 454            THE 100 THE 320 THE 321 THE 403 THE 430          LATIN AM...AFS 304 AFS 345 AFS 360 ARS 362            ARS 430 ARS 465 ARS 468 ARS 469 ASB 311            ASB 319 ASB 326 ASB 327 ASB 330 ASB 337            ASB 338 ASB 342 ASB 355 ASB 417 ASB 485            ASM 246 ASM 248 ASM 301 ASM 341 ASM 345            CSH 351 CSS 432 ENG 436 FRE 471 FRE 472            GCU 322 GCU 344 GCU 455 GPH 211 HPS 322            HPS 323 HPS 332 HPS 336 HST 102 HST 103            HST 203 HST 305 HST 330 HST 331 HST 332            HST 375 HST 376 HST 379 HST 447 MHL 466            NTR 320 PHI 328 OR PHI 301 PHI 329 OR PHI 302            PLB 302 POR 321 POS 340 POS 341 POS 369            REL 201 REL 270 REL 301 REL 305 REL 310            REL 315 REL 317 REL 330 REL 371 REL 372            REL 375 REL 384 REL 385 REL 386 REL 483            SLC 202 SOS 100 SPA 325 SPA 424 SPA 427            SPA 429 SPA 474 TCL 331 TCL 422 TCL 443            TCL 444 THE 426 WST 373 ***  -  4) LANGUAGE          One year of study at college level or equivalent.          See International Business Program Coordinator.         NEEDS:                 1 SET       COURSE LIST: ARB 102 ARB 201 BCS 102 BCS 201 CHI 102          CHI 201 FRE 102 FRE 107 FRE 111 FRE 201          GER 102 GER 111 GER 201 GRK 201 HEB 102          HEB 201 IDN 102 IDN 201 ITA 102 ITA 201          JPN 102 JPN 201 KOR 102 KOR 201 LAT 102          LAT 201 MAK 102 MAK 201 PLC 201 POR 201          ROM 102 ROM 201 RUS 102 RUS 201 SHS 102          SHS 201 SPA 102 SPA 107 SPA 111 SPA 201          SPA 203 THA 102 THA 201 VTN 102 VTN 201          AIS 394 [*INTERMED* NAVAJO II] ARB 202 ARB 311          ARB 321 ARB 351 ARB 411 ARB 421 BCS 202          CHI 202 CHI 309 CHI 310 CHI 311 CHI 312          CHI 313 CHI 314 CHI 321(THROUGH S296)          CHI 322(THROUGH S296) CHI 413 CHI 414          FRE 201(THROUGH FA96) & FRE 203(THROUGH FA96)          FRE 201(THROUGH FA96) & FRE 205(THROUGH FA96)          FRE 203(THROUGH FA96) & FRE 205(THROUGH FA96)          FRE 202 FRE 207 FRE 311 FRE 312 FRE 315          FRE 319 FRE 321 FRE 322 FRE 325 FRE 411          FRE 412 FRE 415 FRE 416 FRE 421 FRE 432          FRE 441 FRE 442 FRE 445 FRE 451 FRE 452          FRE 453 FRE 461 FRE 462 FRE 471 FRE 472          GER 202 GER 311 GER 312 GER 313 GER 319          GER 411 GER 412 GER 415 GER 416 GER 421          GER 422 GER 425 GER 453 GRK 301 & GRK 302          GEN HEB HEB 202 HEB 313 HEB 314 IDN 202          ITA 202 ITA 311 ITA 312 ITA 314 ITA 315          ITA 325 ITA 415 ITA 420 ITA 430 ITA 441          ITA 443 ITA 446 ITA 449 JPN 202 JPN 309          JPN 310 JPN 311 JPN 312 JPN 313 JPN 314          JPN 321 JPN 414 JPN 435 KOR 202 KOR 313          KOR 314 LAT 202 LAT 421 LAT 422 MAK 202          MAK 311 MAK 312 MAK 411 MAK 412 POR 313          POR 314 POR 321 POR 472 ROM 313 ROM 314          RUS 202 RUS 211 RUS 212 RUS 311 RUS 312          RUS 321 RUS 322 RUS 323 RUS 411 RUS 412          RUS 420 RUS 421 RUS 423 RUS 424 RUS 425          RUS 430 RUS 441 SPA 202 SPA 204 SPA 207          SPA 311 SPA 312 SPA 313 SPA 314 SPA 315          SPA 316 SPA 319 SPA 325 SPA 412 SPA 413          SPA 417 SPA 421 SPA 422 SPA 424 SPA 425          SPA 426 SPA 427 SPA 428 SPA 429 SPA 434          SPA 435 SPA 454 SPA 456 SPA 464 SPA 471          SPA 472 SPA 473 SPA 474 SPA 485 SPA 486          SPA 487 THA 202 VTN 202 VTN 321 VTN 322          PRF MET  -  5) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GPA - 2.50 required         NEEDS:                               2.50 GPA       COURSE LIST: *** MGT 302 ECN 306  -  6) STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

 

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2014-15

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

BAIBSEMPH

College/School

College/School

W. P. Carey School of Business

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

To schedule an appointment
http://wpcarey.asu.edu/sos
click on International Programs

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