International Business Academics
The Cook School has designed international programs to meet the needs of today’s global marketplace.
Students of international business learn about the impact and implementation of international business practices in the modern marketplace. Since our economy today is increasingly global in nature, students examine how differences in language, communication, social interaction, work attitudes, relationships, economics, politics, pace of life and social structure affect global commerce.
Business majors may select International Business as a Supporting Area if they choose not to select International Business as their Concentration.
Business Majors may select Globalization and Technology as a Supporting Area in addition to their Concentration..
The international business minor creates the knowledge and sensitivity for students to research and consider prior to undertaking business with an overseas partner, no matter what region of the world: Europe and Central Asia, East Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Africa.
The objective of the MBA area of emphasis in International Business is to gain an understanding of how U.S. companies can effectively adapt its policies and management styles in the following operational areas as it transitions into the global marketplace: accounting, financial reporting, and human resources.
This unique program an provides an exemplary mix of curriculum, professional contacts, and personal development experiences that will strengthen business knowledge, acquire expertise in international business practices, and enhance competency in international cultural issues.
The Ph.D. in Business Administration program at the Cook School offers an intensive educational experience, designed to prepare graduates for academic careers, typically as business school faculty.