Feb 01, 2023
This major enables students to acquire a knowledge base that develops their capacity to work for an organization that operates in a global setting. Students who complete an International Business BBA will have skills necessary to work in a variety of industries and positions such as an international financial analyst, foreign exchange consultant, customs broker, international product/brand manager, foreign sales representative, or an international management consultant.
This program is available on the main campus and in Vietnam.
Dual Degree Option (available to main campus students only):
This program is available as a dual degree with the Language for International Trade BA:
Students may select electives in one of the academic disciplines below that suits their special area of interest, or take any combination of the elective courses listed below to meet the degree requirements. Choose a minimum of 3 courses, for a total of 9 or more credits, from the following:
Internship (International Focus)
Students must complete the business core courses (39 credits) and the major required and elective courses (24 credits) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.33. However, students must receive a minimum of a “C-” grade in each course. Courses where a grade less than a “C-” is received will not apply towards the business core or major requirements.
All International Business students must earn at least a “C” letter grade in the following courses: ACCT 121 and ACCT 122 .
Students must complete in residence in the School of Business Administration at Andrews University a minimum of 50% (31.5 credits) of the course work for the BBA degree (63 credits = 39 credits in the BBA core + 24 credits in BBA required/elective major courses).
The School of Business Administration does not accept 100-200 level courses (i.e., lower division) as transfer work to replace 300-400 level courses (i.e., upper division).
Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will be able to identify the major theory and concepts of business across business functional areas.
- Students will be able to incorporate relevant quantitative and qualitative data in the analysis.
- Students will be able to identify relevant business theories in analyzing business issues and apply appropriate theories in addressing business problems.
- Students will be able to deliver oral presentations clearly, confidently, and in an organized format, and present their written thoughts in a coherent narrative to articulate complex ideas.
- Students will be able to identify Christian perspectives when approaching business issues and understand the Judea-Christian foundation of personal and professional integrity, accountability, and experience positive spiritual growth.
- Students will be able to explain how their courses in their Concentration in International Business integrated with the other functional areas of business.
- Students in International Business will be able to articulate that their understanding of Christian principles and ethics related positively to their professional careers.
- Students will be able to explain that the rigor and content of their International Business courses adequately prepared them for their careers in business.