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International Business

2014-15 

AMANDA BAUGOUS, Associate Professor, Chair
B.S., Drake; M.B.A., Ph.D., Tennessee

ANN E. ERICSON, Professor
B.A., Augustana; M.S., Illinois; Ph.D., Iowa; C.P.A., Iowa; C.M.A.

JANIS LONERGAN, Frank Strohkarck Professor of Business and Economics
B.A., Northwestern; M.S., Ph.D., Southern Illinois

MAMATA MARMÉ, Instructor and Advising Coordinator
B.Stat., M.Stat., Indian Statistical Institute; M.S., Illinois

TRANG PHAN, Assistant Professor
B.S., Hanoi Univ.,; M.S., Vietnam Nat'l Univ.,; M.B.A., Arizona; Ph.D., Hawaii

GREGORY P. TAPIS, Assistant Professor
B.S., Massachusetts Dartmouth; Ph.D., Mississippi State

KELLY PLEDGER WEEKS, Associate Professor
B.A., Rhodes; M.S., Memphis; Ph.D., Memphis

LINA ZHOU, Associate Professor
B.E., M.A., Central South University, China; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi; C.F.A.

Major in International Business

Required foundation courses (21 credits, must be completed by the end of junior year): BUSN-205, BUSN-211, BUSN-212 (MATH-315, MATH-316 may be substituted for BUSN-211, BUSN-212). ACCT-201, ACCT-202. ECON-201, ECON-202. A grade-point average of at least 2.0 must be maintained within each of the four foundation categories: (1) ACCT-201, ACCT-202, (2) Econ-201, ECON-202, (3) BUSN-211, BUSN-212 and (4) BUSN-205..

Required core courses (9 credits): BUSN-301, BUSN-321, BUSN-331.

Required international business course: BUSN-363

Required international business or economics course: select one of ECON-361, ECON-362, ECON-406 or a business or economics course offered as part of an international academic program.

Required Senior Inquiry experience in one of the following:
Business Policy (3 credits): BUSN-479
Business Simulation (3 credits): BUSN-474
Independent Research Seminar (3 credits): BUSN-476, BUSN-477 & BUSN-478

Students who complete a Senior Inquiry experience in another major may substitute a 3 credit 300- or 400-level psychology course for Senior Inquiry in Business Administration.

Required supporting areas: second year (through 203) or equivalent of a foreign language; international academic experience: 6 credits of Augustana international term, international study or international internship; three 3-credit courses with a global perspective (G suffix) from outside the business department; two of the three 3-credit courses must be 300-level or above (may be fulfilled through the international academic experience).

See Business Administration for descriptions of courses. Students cannot major in both business administration and international business.