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International Business Specialization

Degrees Available at SIUE

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
    International Business Specialization

Why Business Administration - International Business?

The international business specialization is an interdepartmental specialization emphasizing the global dimensions of business. Students are required to complete foreign language courses and participate in an international study experience. The School of Business has agreements with several universities through which students can experience the international aspects of education while enhancing their foreign language capabilities.

Business Administration at SIUE

The business administration degree with an international business specialization will prepare you to be a business professional who understands the global business environment and the unique challenges of operating in a complex global economy. You will learn about the functional areas of modern business, the ethical and global issues confronting businesses today, and the economic, social, political and legal environments in which business decisions are made. Practice in making decisions using quantitative and analytical skills is complemented with leadership and team-building skills. The curriculum is delivered using a variety of methods including analysis of business cases and other experiential exercises as well as co-curricular activities.

Career Outlook

In this extremely competitive economy, it is more important than ever to understand the impact of the global economy on companies, non-profit organizations and governments. This specialization is designed for students interested in positions in the areas of international trade and finance and industrial development, as well as a variety of managerial careers in private and public sector organizations. SIUE graduates obtain positions at numerous firms including MasterCard, Enterprise, Bearing Point Consulting, Thompson Reuters and Regions Bank. Students are strongly encouraged to gain professional experience through co-operative education, internships and other co-curricular activities prior to graduation.

Other Business Programs at SIUE

Undergraduate Programs
Business Administration
Specializations available for the following:

  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Management & Information Systems
  • Marketing

Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance

Graduate Programs
Business Administration
Computer Management & Information Systems
Economics & Finance
Marketing Research

Contact Information

School of Business Student Services Office
Phone: (618) 650-3840

Sample Curriculum >>

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