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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management with an International Business Concentration

The minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree is 120, at least 39 of which must be at the upper-division level.

All candidates seeking this degree must fulfill the Core Curriculum requirements, the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) requirements, and the degree requirements, which are listed below.

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 semester credit hours)
Students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management with an International Business Concentration must fulfill University Core Curriculum requirements in the same manner as other students. The courses listed below satisfy both degree requirements and Core Curriculum requirements; however, if these courses are taken to satisfy both requirements, then students may need to take additional courses in order to meet the minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree. For a complete listing of courses that satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements, see pages 3-5 of this catalog.

MAT 1033 should be used to satisfy the core requirement in Mathematics. ECO 2013 should be used to satisfy the core requirement in Economics.

Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

All students seeking a B.B.A. degree in the College of Business must complete the following Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) courses in addition to the Core Curriculum.

ACC  2013    Principles of Accounting I
ACC  2033    Principles of Accounting II
BLW 3013    Business Law
COM 1053    Business and Professional Speech
ECO 2013    Introductory Macroeconomics (satisfies Economics Core Curriculum requirement)
ECO 2023    Introductory Microeconomics
FIN  3014    Principles of Business Finance
GBA 2013    Social and Ethical Issues in Business
IS    1403    Business Information Systems Fluency
IS    3003    Principles of Information Systems for Management
MAT 1033   Algebra with Calculus for Business (satisfies Mathematics Core Curriculum requirement)
(Actuarial Science majors must take MAT 1214 in lieu of MAT 1033)
MGT 3003    Business Communication and Professional Development
MGT 3013    Introduction to Organization Theory, Behavior, and Management
MGT 4893    Management Strategy (taken in semester of graduation)
MKT 3013    Principles of Marketing
MS   1023    Business Statistics with Computer Applications I
(Actuarial Science majors must take STA 1053 in lieu of MS 1023)
MS   3043    Business Statistics with Computer Applications II
(Actuarial Science majors must take STA 3003 in lieu of MS 3043)
MS   3053    Management Science and Operations Technology

In addition to the Core Curriculum requirements and requirements from the College of Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), all candidates for the degree must complete the following degree requirements.

Degree Requirements

  1. 9 upper-division semester credit hours of international courses in the major:

    MGT  4073  International Management
    MGT  4083  Comparative International Management Practices
    MKT  4073  International Marketing

  2. 9 semester credit hours selected from the following:

    ECO  3193  International Economics
    ECO  4303  Economics of Developing Countries
    ECO  4953  Special Studies in Economics (international topics only)
    FIN   4613  Introduction to International Finance
    MGT  3023  Understanding People and Organizations
    MGT  4933  Internship in Management
    MKT  4953  Special Studies in Marketing (international topics only)

    or other international business electives as approved by Department of Management faculty through the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Center.

  3. 9 semester credit hours of directed elective support work outside the College of Business, as follows (*these courses may be taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements; if so, nonbusiness electives must be taken to fulfill the minimum 120 credit hours required for the degree):

    1. 3 semester credit hours from the following:

      GRG  1023  World Regional Geography*
      GRG  3123  Geography of Latin America
      GRG  3133  Geography of Europe
      GRG  3213  Cultural Geography
      GRG  3613  Conservation of Resources
      GRG  3633  Geography of Development

    2. 3 semester credit hours from the following:

      HIS  2533  Introduction to Latin American Civilization*
      HIS  2543  Introduction to Islamic Civilization*
      HIS  2553  Introduction to East Asian Civilization*
      HIS  2563  Introduction to European Civilization
      HIS  2573  Introduction to African Civilization*
      HIS  2583  Introduction to South Asian Civilization*
      HIS  3283  Twentieth-Century Europe
      HIS  3303  History of Mexico
      HIS  3353  Latin America since Independence
      HIS  3523  European Cultural History
      HIS  3823  History of American Foreign Relations
      IDS  2213  World Civilization since the Fifteenth Century*

    3. 3 semester credit hours from the following:

      POL  2603  International Politics
      POL  2633  Comparative Politics
      POL  3393  Latin American Politics
      POL  3403  European Politics
      POL  3433  Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia
      POL  3443  Governments and Politics of East Asia
      POL  3453  The Politics of Mexico
      POL  3493  Politics of the Middle East
      POL  3563  Current Issues in World Politics

  4. 2 semester credit hours of lower-division or upper-division business or non-business electives

Course Sequence Guide for B.B.A. Degree in Management with an International Business Concentration

This course sequence guide is designed to assist students in completing their UTSA undergraduate business degree requirements. This is a term-by-term sample course guide. Students must satisfy other requirements in their catalog and meet with an academic advisor in the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Center for an individualized degree plan. Progress within this guide depends upon such factors as course availability, individual student academic preparation, student time management, work obligations, and individual financial considerations. Students may choose to take courses during Summer terms to reduce course loads during long semesters.

Recommended Four-Year Academic Plan

First Semester Second Semester
MAT 1033 (core and major) 3 COM 1053 3
WRC 1013 (core) 3 IS 1403 3
Social & Behavioral Science core 3 WRC 1023 (core) 3
U.S. History & Diversity core 3 Natural Sciences core - Level I 3
Visual & Performing Arts core 3 U.S. History & Diversity core 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15
Third Semester Fourth Semester
ACC 2013 3 ACC 2033 3
ECO 2013* (core and major) 3 ECO 2023* 3
MS 1023 3 MS 3043 3
POL 1013 (core) 3 POL 1133 or POL 1213 (core) 3
Literature core 3 Natural Sciences core - Level II 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 15
Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
GBA 2013 3 BLW 3013 3
MGT 3003 3 FIN 3014 4
MGT 3013 3 IS 3003 3
MKT 3013 3 MGT 4073 3
MS 3053 3 MKT 4073 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 16
Seventh Semester Eighth Semester
MGT 4083 3 MGT 4893 3
Directed elective 3 Business or non-business elective 2
International course option in major 3 Directed elective 3
International course option in major 3 Directed elective 3
World Society & Issues core 3 International course option in major 3
Total semester hours 15 Total semester hours 14

* ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 may be taken in either sequence.


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