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.
With support from a $300,000 study abroad endowment, the global business major provides students a thorough understanding of the complexities involved in today's global business environment. With access to 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.
- UE's study abroad program at Harlaxton College has been ranked the #1 study abroad program in America
- Twelve faculty-led study abroad programs have been offered in the past six years
- Schroeder students placed at the 91st percentile in international business on the Major Field Test (MFT) versus 500 business schools.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Global Business Major
This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:
General Education – 41 hours: including Quantitative Methods 227; Management 497
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 398, 400; Economics 101, 102; Experiential Education 90; Finance 361; Interdisciplinary 150; Law 201; Management 310, 311, 331, 377; Marketing 325; Mathematics 134 or higher; Software Application 110.
Global Business Major – 18 hours: Four or more courses selected from Accounting 347, Economics 425, 435, Finance 426, Marketing 473, 477; two courses (6 hours) at the 300- or 400-level that address history, politics, cultures, or languages of other nations; demonstrated proficiency at the second-year level of chosen foreign language. (Only one independent study or special topics course will be counted in the major.)
Electives – 14 hours