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International Business



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

HYEONG-GYU CHOI, Assistant Professor
B.S., Ohio State University; M.B.A., University of Findlay; M.L.R.H.R., Cleveland State University

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

B.A., Denison University; M.S., University of Illinois

SHEILA GOINS, Assistant Professor
B.B. Planning, University of Virginia; M.S., Harvard University; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

MELINDA R. MAHON, Instructor
B.S., Western Illinois University;  M.B.A., University of Iowa

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

JENNIFER PALAR, Assistant Professor
B.A., M.O.L., St. Ambrose University;  Ph.D., University of Mississippi;  SPHR;  SHRM-SCP

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

DAVID THORNBLAD, Assistant Professor
B.A., Augustana College; M.M., University of Miami;  Ph.D. Virginia Tech

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
International Business Strategy (3 credits) BUSN-475
Independent Research Seminar
(3 credits): BUSN-476, BUSN-477 & BUSN-478

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 (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.