Undergraduate Specialization - Specialization in International Business

Program:
Specialization in International Business
Program Code:
6030 International Business
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Specialization Undergraduate
Start Term:
SS04
End Term:
US11
College:
Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Department:
The Eli Broad College of Business


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Specialization in International Business

The Specialization in International Business should be attractive to students who plan careers with an international orientation and who wish to add an international breadth to their major. The specialization is designed for students who desire to increase their understanding of various regions of the world and the global marketplace.

The Specialization in International Business is administered by The Eli Broad College of Business and is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in The Eli Broad College of Business with the exception of Hospitality Business. Students who are interested in the specialization must contact The Eli Broad College of Business.

With the approval of the department that administers the student’s degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the specialization may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree with the exception of the Business Core International course requirement. The student’s program of study must be approved by the student’s academic advisor for the specialization.

Requirements for the Specialization in International Business

The student must complete the requirements specified below with a grade-point average of 2.0 in all courses taken to fulfill requirements 1. and 2.:

               
1. One of the following course (3 credits):  
  FI 451 International Financial Management 3
  GBL 460 International Law and Business 3
  MGT 476 Globalization and International Management (D) 3
  MSC 415 International Marketing Management 3
  A course taken to fulfill this requirement may not be used to fulfill   
  requirement 2.          
2. Complete an additional 6 credits in courses selected from the following list:  
  EC 306 Comparative Economic Systems 3
  EC 310 Economics of Developing Countries 3
  EC 340 Survey of International Economics 3
  EC 406 Economic Analysis of Russia and the Commonwealth  
        of Independent States 3
  EC 410 Issues in the Economics of Developing Countries 3
  EC 412 Economic Analysis of Latin America 3
  EC 413 Economic Analysis of Asia 3
  EC 414 Economic Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa 3
  EC 440 International Trade 3
  EC 441 International Finance 3
  FI 451 International Financial Management 3
  GBL 460 International Law and Business 3
  MGT 476 Globalization and International Management (D) 3
  MSC 310 International and Comparative Dimensions  
        of Business 3
  MSC 415 International Marketing Management 3
  Students who select Economics 340 or Marketing and Supply Chain Management 310 to fulfill this requirement may not double-count the 3 credits from either course towards the business core international requirement at the college-level and this requirement.  
3. Demonstrate competency in a foreign language equivalent to four semesters of study at the university-level. The results of the Michigan State University foreign language placement test will be considered in determining whether or not the student has fulfilled this requirement.  
4. Completion of a study abroad program (6 credits) or a pre-approved international internship (non-credit). Students who choose a study abroad program may count the credits towards their business core requirement in their major.  

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


International Business, SPCU (6030)

Required Credits: 15    Program Version: US07

Requirement 1: Specialization - International Business - Core
Specialization - International Business - Core: 1 course from FI451, GBL460, MGT476, MSC415

Requirement 2: Specialization - International Business - Required Electives
Specialization - International Business - Required Electives: 2 courses from EC306, EC310, EC406, EC410, EC412, EC413, EC414, EC440, EC441, GBL460, MSC415, FI451, MGT476
Conditions:
Specialization - International Business - Required Electives: Students who select EC340 or MSC310 to fulfill the Business Core international requirement at the college-level may not double-count the 3 credits from either course toward this requirement and the college-level requirement. (Applies to Requirement(s) 2)

Requirement 3: Specialization - International Business - Study Abroad
Specialization - International Business - Study Abroad: 6 credits from Completion of a study abroad program or international internship. See your academic advisor.

Requirement 4: Specialization - International Business - Foreign Language
Specialization - International Business - Foreign Language: 1 course from a foreign language which demonstrates competency equivalent to four semesters at the University level.

Requirement 5
15 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.