The international business co-major is designed to enable students in the College of Business Administration to expand the breadth and depth of their knowledge by combining international business with another business major.
Concurrent business majors include accounting, advertising, business administration, information systems, economics, entrepreneurial studies, finance, global supply chain management, health care management, human resource management, management and leadership, marketing, sport management.
Students in the international business co-major take four international business elective from a list including such courses as international advertising, international business law, independent study: global business, advanced seminar in global outsourcing, international trade and investment, comparative economic systems, international entrepreneurship, international finance, international management and international marketing.
Students also take an experiential elective such as a global business internship, a global business study tour, independent study or a study abroad program.
- B.S.B.A. in International Business
Meng-Chen Hsieh, Ph.D.
Sweigart Hall 313
Program Website: www.rider.edu/academics/colleges-schools/cba/undergraduate/international-bu…
Associated Department/College: College of Business Administration
International Business Major Requirements
|International Business Electives|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|International Business Law|
|Adv. Sem in Global Outsourcing|
|Internatl Trade and Investment|
|Comparative Economic Systems|
|Global Business of Sports|
|Select one of the following: 1||3|
|Global Business Internship|
|International Business Tour|
|Emerging Nations Study Tour|
|International Business Tour|
|Global Encounters: Special Education Abroad: A Comparative Experience|
|The Arts Abroad|
|Special Topics in Political Science|
A semester-long study abroad program may be used to count toward this requirement.
International Business majors who use IND 210 to fulfill the List B Experiential requirement cannot count IND 210 towards the Global Cultural Liberal Arts requirement.
Two courses (6 credits) chosen from a list of approved international liberal arts electives (can be applied to the Foreign Language minor).
Total of six courses (18 credits) in a foreign language.
International Liberal Arts Electives include courses in the humanities, social sciences and foreign languages:
|CHI 307||Images of Women in Chinese Literature and Film||3|
|CHI 310||Chinese Culture and Civilization||3|
|CHI 311||Calligraphy As a Window to Chinese Language and Culture||3|
|COM 252||Intercultural Communication||1.5-3|
|COM 352/GLS 352||Chinese and American Intercultural Commu||3|
|COM 393/GLS 393||International Communication||3|
|ENG 281||Global Film History: Origins to 1960||3|
|ENG 282||Global Film History: 1961 to Present||3|
|ENG 383||Global Cinemas||3|
|ENG 337||Global Literature||3|
|FMS 250||Global Film History: Origins to 1960||3|
|FMS 251||Global Film History: 1961 to Present||3|
|FMS 383||Global Cinemas||3|
|FRE 311||French Culture||3|
|GER 310||German Culture||3|
|GLS 180||Understanding Global Relations||3|
|GLS 200||Social Construction Global Soc||3|
|GLS 201||Politics of the Global Economy||3|
|GLS 285||The Student Global Village||3|
|GLS 295||Emerging Issues Global Multin'l Studies||3|
|GLS 310||Ethnographic Film||3|
|GLS 325||Global Persptvs Hlth & Illness||3|
|GLS 447||Global Literature||3|
|GLS 491||Intership in Global Studies||1-4|
|HIS 191||Europe Since 1715||3|
|HIS 201||African American History||3|
|HIS 200||Native American History||3|
|HIS 243||Italy Middle Ages to Present||3|
|HIS 246||Modern Britain||3|
|HIS 248||History of Ireland||3|
|HIS 249||Women in Europe from Antiquity to the French Revolution||3|
|HIS 274||Modern Russia||3|
|HIS 280||Vietnam in Peace and War||3|
|HIS 281||Modern Middle East||3|
|HIS 282||Colonial Latin America||3|
|HIS 283||Modern Latin America||3|
|HIS 284||Caribbean History||3|
|HIS 286||Modern East Asia||3|
|HIS 288||African History||3|
|HIS 289||History of Modern Japan||3|
|HIS 307||The Immigrant in American Life||3|
|HIS 333||20th-Century Europe||3|
|HIS 341||China in Revolution||3|
|HIS 342||Women in East Asia||3|
|LIT 250||Masterworks of Western Lit I||3|
|LIT 251||Masterworks of Western Lit II||3|
|LIT 311||Russian Literature 1850-1917||3|
|LIT 330||Russian Culture||3|
|MUS 308/GLS 308||World Music||3|
|PHL 207||Asian Philosophy||3|
|PHL 348||Indian Philosophy||3|
|PHL 358||Chinese Philosophy||3|
|PHL 368||Japanese Philosophy||3|
|POL 215/GLS 215||Global Politics||3|
|POL 216||Comparative Political Systems||3|
|POL 218||Asian Political Systems||3|
|POL 225/GLS 225||Nationalism in World Politics||3|
|POL 255||European Politics||3|
|POL 267||Chinese Politics||3|
|POL 272||Politics of Latin America||3|
|POL 307||Political Communication||3|
|POL 309||Will China Be Next Superpower?||3|
|POL 315/GLS 315||Global Issues||3|
|POL 320||Politics of the Middle East||3|
|POL 321||International Law||3|
|POL 329/GLS 329||Comparative Environmntl Policy||3|
|POL 365/GLS 365||Third World Politics||3|
|POL 366||Communist Systems: Politics and Policies||3|
|POL 367/GLS 367||Pol Exile, Asylum & Diaspora||3|
|POL 368/GLS 368||International Organizations||3|
|POL 371||The Arab-Israeli Conflict||3|
|SOC 311||Social and Cultural Change||3|
|SOC 341||Developing Societies||3|
|SPA 310||Spanish Culture & Civilization||3|
|SPA 311||Latin American Latino Culture||3|
|Any foreign language elective|
Courses and Descriptions
BUS 375 International Business Law 3 Credits
This course considers the impact of international organizations and treaties on global business and examines the various methods of international dispute resolution. Important legal and ethical issues related to conducting business overseas are discussed including the topics of labor and employment rights, environmental law, and intellectual property.
Prerequisite(s): 54 credits.
ECO 305 Internatl Trade and Investment 3 Credits
Studies the theory, institutions, and structures underlying the international flow of trade and investment. Topics are: the theory of international trade; balance of payment analysis; the international monetary system; adjustment to balance of payment disequilibrium; regional economic integration; the economic effects of trade restrictions; and trade and foreign investment problems of developing nations.
ECO 315 Comparative Economic Systems 3 Credits
Provides a conceptual framework for classifying and comparing economic systems. Presents theory of the capitalist market economy and case studies of the U.S., Japanese, French, and Swedish economies. Examines theory of the centrally planned economy, its transition, and case studies of the Soviet and its successor states, Chinese, and East European economies. Case studies are necessarily limited, concentrating on selected topics, such as transition strategies, industrial policy, etc.
ECO 365 Post-Soviet Economy 3 Credits
Studies the contemporary post-Soviet economic system, with emphasis on institutions, policies and issues related to business opportunities in this area. Topics covered include the historic, geographic, political, and cultural setting, planning and plan implementation in the traditional system, current reforms and prospects for the future, with special reference to the foreign trade institutions and experience of foreign firms doing business in the post-Soviet Union and Eastern European countries.
Prerequisite(s): EC0 200 and EC0 201 or permission of instructor.
ENT 375 International Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
Students will learn how new or small ventures enter international markets. Requirements include developing a case about starting or running a venture in a single country of the student’s choice.
Prerequisite(s): MGT 201 and junior standing.
FIN 308 International Finance 3 Credits
Financial management in the international environment. Topics include balance of payments, foreign exchange markets, arbitrage, hedging of currency risk, country risk management, and the evaluation of foreign investment opportunities.
Prerequisite(s): FIN 220.
MGT 375 International Management 3 Credits
This course explores the ways in which culture impacts management practices and organizational behavior and dynamics. Topics include cross cultural communication, expatriate selection and training, leading and motivating cross cultural teams, developing organizational strategies to compete in a global market place, international business ethics, and current topics.
Prerequisite(s): MGT 201.
MKT 330 International Marketing 3 Credits
This course examines the global marketplace and the complexities of its environmental influences, and necessary adaptations in formulating the strategies for product, pricing, promotion, channel and supply chain management.
Prerequisite(s): MKT 200.
MKT 369 International Advertising 3 Credits
This course introduces students to the general landscape of international advertising with emphasis on understanding the opportunities and challenges entailed in international advertising management. The course will cover the subject from three aspects, including the international advertising environment, the international advertising industry, and international advertising strategies.
Prerequisite: MKT 200 or permission of instructor.