Degree Programs

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College of Business

Bachelor of Applied Science

International Business

INTBUS-BAS

Program Leadership Information

Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433
Dr. Patricia Hanrahan, Academic Chair, 727-791-2735

Program Summary

This unique program is intended for students who are interested in leading, supervising and managing multinational businesses and operations. Students will receive training in multi-cultural business implications, thereby increasing their value and competitiveness in the international marketplace. Students who complete this innovative program will be prepared to gain international employment in a variety of industries such as banking, consulting, international trade, and information technology.


The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2014 (480), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Admission Rules

UPPER DIVISION REQUIREMENTS
Admission requires completion of an A.S. Degree of sixty (60) credits in a business discipline (View Acceptable AS Degrees) and the state-mandated prerequisites listed below.

For A.S. degree holders, an additional 15-21 general education credits are required to complete the thirty-six (36) credit hour general education requirement of St. Petersburg College. Visit General Education Requirements for details. All students must fulfill the state-mandated prerequisites listed below. Please note that total program hours may vary. Consult the assigned baccalaureate specialist or advisor for any additional questions. International Business Advising Request

Graduation Rules

NOTE: If you have not completed two consecutive years of the same foreign language in high school or 8 credits in college, you will need to complete 8 credits of foreign language before completing the B.A.S. program. This is in addition to the intermediate foreign language requirement. Please contact the department to see how you can meet this requirement.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT
A.S. Degree

36
Credits

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PREREQUISITES

Financial Accounting
3
Managerial Accounting
3
Computer Applications *
3
Principles of Macroeconomics *
3
Principles of Microeconomics
3
Applied Calculus I *
3
Elementary Statistics *
3

LOWER DIVISION SUPPORT COURSES
BUSINESS SUPPORT COURSES (15 credits)

Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the MAN prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the MAR prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the FIN prefix
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the GEB prefix
International Relations
3
Any lower division courses (1000 or 2000 level) with the BUL prefix

MAJOR CORE COURSES
FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

3
Intermediate level foreign language proficiency as prescribed by the program

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Major Requirements (Complete 33 credits)

Legal Issues in International Business
3
Supply Chain Management
3
Financial Management **
3
Business Communication for Professional Effectiveness
3
Management & Leadership Practices
3
Operations Management
3
International Business
3
Managing Cultural Diversity
3
International Procurement & Outsourcing
3
Marketing Management
3
International Marketing
3

MAJOR CORE COURSES
REQUIRED FINAL COURSE - Last Semester for All Students

Senior Capstone Project in International Business
3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Select 9 credits:

Quality Management
3
International Finance
3
Information Systems in Industry
3
Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making
3
Logistics Management
3
Principles of Entrepreneurship
3
Corporate Social Responsibility
3
Project Management
3
Managing Global Human Resources
3
Special Topics in Management Concepts
3
Sales, Negotiating and Customer Relationship Management
3
Marketing Research
3
Quantitative Methods for Business
3

* Applies towards general education requirements.
** Must be taken within the first 12 upper division hours of the program

120
Total Credits