Degree Programs

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College of Business

Bachelor of Applied Science

International Business

INTBUS-BAS

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433
Dr. Patricia Hanrahan, Academic Department Chair, Clearwater, 727-791-2735

Program Summary

This unique program is intended for students who are interested in leading, supervising and managing multinational businesses and operations. Students will receive training in multi-cultural business implications, thereby increasing their value and competitiveness in the international marketplace. Students who complete this innovative program will be prepared to gain international employment in a variety of industries such as banking, consulting, international trade, and information technology.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.


Admission Rules

Admission requires completion of sixty (60) college-level credits in a related discipline, including 15 credits of transferable general education courses, and completion of the state-mandated prerequisites listed below with a grade of "C" or better.

Graduation Rules

NOTE: If you have not completed two consecutive years of the same foreign language in high school or 8 credits in college, you will need to complete 8 credits of foreign language before completing the B.A.S. program. This is in addition to the intermediate foreign language requirement. Please contact the department to see how you can meet this requirement.

ADMISSIONS COURSES
60 credits in a related discipline with at least 15 General Education credits

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PREREQUISITES

Financial Accounting
3
Managerial Accounting
3
Computer Applications *
3
Principles of Macroeconomics *
3
Principles of Microeconomics
3
Applied Calculus I *
3
Elementary Statistics *
3

LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSES
BUSINESS SUPPORT COURSES (15 credits)

Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the MAN prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the MAR prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the FIN prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the GEB prefix
International Relations
3
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the BUL prefix

MAJOR CORE COURSES
FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

3
Intermediate level foreign language proficiency as prescribed by the program

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Major Requirements (Complete 33 credits)

Legal Issues in International Business
3
Supply Chain Management
3
Financial Management **
3
Business Communication for Professional Effectiveness
3
Management & Leadership Practices
3
Operations Management
3
International Business
3
Managing Cultural Diversity
3
International Procurement & Outsourcing
3
Marketing Management
3
International Marketing
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
REQUIRED FINAL COURSE - Last Semester for All Students

Strategic Capstone Project *
3-6

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Select 6 credits:

Quality Management
3
International Finance
3
Management Information Systems
3
Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making
3
Logistics Management
3
Principles of Entrepreneurship
3
Corporate Social Responsibility
3
Project Management
3
Managing Global Human Resources
3
Special Topics in Management Concepts
3
Sales, Negotiating and Customer Relationship Management
3
Marketing Research
3
Quantitative Methods for Business
3

* Applies towards general education requirements.
** Must be taken within the first 12 upper division hours of the program
* For students in Effective terms prior to 0520, MAN 4900 will be completed for 3 credits. For students in term 0520 or later, MAN 4900 will be offered at 6 credits starting Fall 2017.

120
Total Credits