International Business and Economics Concentration, Economics, BS

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Economics, History & Political Science
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In Short

This concentration provides you with knowledge of the intricacies of doing business internationally. You will study international marketing and the commerce, trade and investments of international business.

Program Overview

The international business and economics program provides students with an understanding of the rapidly changing global economy. It concentrates on explanations of the complexities of the business discipline in relationship to the theory of international trade and finance and the changing roles of international institutions (such as the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund).

The Economics program offers liberal arts and sciences courses which focus on understanding the principles of economics for private enterprise market economies especially, the United States economy, as well as the workings of the global economy. Undergraduate courses in economics provide broad knowledge of the field including theory and real life applications of theory. The concentration in international business and economics provides the necessary background to students who are interested in professional graduate training in economics or in careers in business, law, government, or journalism.

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Experiential Opportunities

Internships

Attain real world experience through internships with government agencies, non-governmental or international organizations, either through our close connection with The Washington Center (Washington, DC) career building program, or other placements locally or regionally that our faculty Internship Coordinator helps you arrange.
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Moot Court

Join a team of student-contestants to detail the dimensions of a given legal problem before an appellate court. Performances are judged by panels of faculty and attorneys.
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Model United Nations

Focus on role-playing UN nation leaderships and tackling challenging international scenarios, while gaining valuable problem solving skills.
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Study Abroad

Faculty-led study abroad course opportunities increase student life-transforming experiences, as do student/faculty cooperative research projects.
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Curriculum and Other Information

  • Accountant
  • Business Manager
  • Consultant
  • Economist
  • Economic Development Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Stockbroker