Today, we all live and work in global economy. All business - large and small - are directly or indirectly affected by international, political and economic events. In Southern California, many companies are expanding internationally through export, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other marketplace avenues. Even a small retailer or service provider is affected by global economic developments, when it purchases materials, parts or finished products from abroad. Developing international business acumen is a necessary skill for all future business leaders, not just those that live and work overseas.
The Mihaylo College of Business and Economics is the largest accredited business school on the West Coast and the fifth largest business school in the United States. The College creates a one-of-a-kind learning environment that has grown in no small part from a longstanding, cooperative relationship with Orange County, a region that offers a diverse population, entrepreneurial spirit, and strong global connections. The greater Los Angeles-Orange County region provides access to two of the nation's largest ports, superb infrastructure that serves a hub for some of the world's largest logistics companies, a strong banking, and financial sector, and an impressive manufacturing base including high-tech industries, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals, among others. Southern California is extremely well positioned to increase its global presence and boost its exports due to its favorable demographics and strategic location, and Mihaylo students and it's more than 55,000 alumni are the driving force of its economic engine. With the strong global outlook, valuable connections to an extensive network or international business professionals, and a variety of international activities, the Mihaylo College offers students of International Business a dynamic and truly global learning experience. Mihaylo College prides itself on providing students with incomparable opportunities for International Business students to enhance their global competency through a unique array of study abroad opportunities and international programs that serve to enhance global awareness.
To prepare for this career path, you'll need to know about business administration and about international business. To communicate effectively, you'll need to know a foreign language and how it's used in business. The B.A. in International Business prepares you for this career path and offers concentrations in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
All students are required to complete a minimum of 51 semester units of general education courses selected in accordance with the pattern designated in the University catalog. General education courses must be selected from an approved list and taken for a letter grade.
Complete the designated upper division writing course (Buad 301) with grade of "C" (2.0) or better.
Attain at least a 2.0 GPA (C average) in all university courses, in all courses in the major, and in the required concentration courses. In addition, you must earn at least a C (2.0) grade in each course required for the major other than internships. A grade of "C-" (1.7) or lower is not a passing grade.
Take all required core courses and all required concentration courses for a letter grade (A, B, C, D, F). The credit/no credit grading option may not be used for these courses, and a grade of CR (credit) will not satisfy the requirements of the degree. Exception: courses in calculus may be taken credit/no credit, however if it is also taken to meet general education requirements then it must be taken for a letter grade.
At least 12 units of upper-division core courses, 6 units of upper-division concentration courses and 6 units of internships must be taken in residence at CSUF.
Intermediate competency in the appropriate foreign language is prerequisite to the required concentration courses. To achieve the required competency level, students should enroll in French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, or Spanish courses in consultation with an advisor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Humanities Building , Room 835C. The advisor will determine which foreign language courses students are prepared for based on prior experience or study.
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