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International Business

International Business

Program Description

An increasingly global economy requires professionals who understand how business operates both within and beyond U.S. borders. At AUM you’ll learn to analyze complex business issues in multinational markets and to understand the cultural differences that affect business relationships in the global marketplace. You’ll be prepared to work for American companies abroad or foreign companies with U.S. branches. This program is a multi-disciplinary degree.

Launched in 2015, the International Business program within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration combines training in economics, management and other business skills with language skills and an appreciation for cultural differences that affect business relations in the global marketplace.

Put Your Degree to Work

Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.

A degree in International Business will let you choose from a variety of jobs with higher-than-average salaries. Job growth for all management occupations is projected to be about average, growing 6 percent from 2014 to 2024. The most recent median annual wage for management occupations was $97,230 — the highest of all occupational groups.


U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics sample

Jobs

Median Pay

Job Growth through 2024

Budget analyst

$71,220 per year

3% (1,500 more jobs)

Interpreters/translators

$43,590 per year

29% (17,500 more jobs)

Training and development manager

$101,930 per year

7% (2,300 more jobs)

For More Information

Department of Business Administration

Auburn University at Montgomery

Clement Hall 303

334-244-3179

srobin38@aum.edu

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.

Course sampling specific to the International Business major includes:


Course Requirements

Course #

Course Name

Course Description

INTL 3000

Introduction to International Studies

An interdisciplinary course that focuses on cultural differences that influence attitudes, assumptions and behavior, especially as they affect intercultural communications. (Same as COMM 3000). Prerequisite ENGL 1020.

FINA 4750

International Finance

Analysis of theories and practices of international finance. Emphasis is on international monetary system, foreign exchange markets, foreign risk exposure, international banking, foreign trade financing and managing of multinationals. Duplicate credit not allowed for FINA 4750 and FINA 6750. Prerequisite FINA 3610 ECON 3050.

MKTG 4650

International Marketing

Covers the role of marketing in the global arena and the impact of culture, law, policies, ethics and other environmental variables on strategies for marketing goods and services in a global market. Prerequisite MKTG 3310, ECON 3050.

MKTG 4360

Marketing Research (writing intensive)

The scientific examination of marketing phenomena to enhance a manager's ability to make better decisions by generating, transmitting, and interpreting consumer and environmental information used to identify and define marketing opportunities. Prerequisite MKTG 3310.

MNGT 4750

International Business Management

Shows how economic and financial factors influence the strategy formulation and management of a firm wishing to engage in international trade. Topics include managing culture's consequences, global human resource management, managing multinational enterprise and global strategic management. Prerequisite ECON 3050.

Two courses (8 semester hours) in a foreign language

Department electives in International Business (6 semester hours)