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This specialization is designed to provide focused study in international business including cultural, historical and political issues. While this emphasis is available to all MBA students, it is especially well suited for undergraduate students in the international studies undergraduate program. This is a 45-credit hour program. 

Tier I Courses (9 hours) 

BA 5351: Organizational Performance for Competitive Advantage (must be first course)

BA 5352: Developing the Financial Perspective in Organizations († BA 5351)

BA 5353: Understanding & Analyzing Organizational Problems († BA 5351)


Tier II Courses (24 hours) 

MGT 5314: Organizational Behavior and Theory (*BA 5351)

MKT 5321: Marketing Management (*BA 5351)

CIS 5318: Informational Technology in the Digital Economy (*BA 5351)

ACC 5361: Accounting Analysis for Managerial Decision Making (*BA 5351 & BA 5352)

FIN 5387: Managerial Finance (*BA 5351 & BA 5352)

QMST 5334: Advanced Statistical Methods for Business (*BA 5351 & BA 5352)

ECO 5316: Managerial Economics (*QMST 5334)

MGT 5313: Strategic Management († All Tier II courses, but may be concurrent with some)


Elective Courses (12 hours, select four of the following courses)

BLAW 5368G: Legal Issues in International Business Law

ECO 5310: International Economics

ECO 5320: The Latin American Economics

FIN 5337: International Finance

FIN 5338: International Investments and Financial Management

MGT 5318: Cross-cultural Management 

MGT 5339: International Human Resource Management

MKT 5325: Global Marketing and the Value Chain

MKT 5330: International Marketing

Tier I 9 hours
Tier II 24 hours

Graduate Electives

12 hours

TOTAL MBA 45 hours


* prerequisite course(s)

† prerequisite or can be taken concurrently