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INTERNATIONAL BUISNESS ECONOMICS

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Why major in
international business economics at Weber State?  

The International Business Economics program is intended for business and economics majors who are strongly interested in working for a multinational business organization or in employment outside of the United States. Apart from building strong foundations in all business disciplines, the program is designed to provide students with study abroad and professional experiences that are complemented with foreign language skills. This is Utah's first bachelor's degree in business to include a language requirement and study abroad opportunities, in addition to a full business curriculum.

EXPERIENCE 
personal attention, excellent academics, targeted experience  


56k
Average salary Western US 

29:1
Small classes = personal attention

100%
Faculty Instruction = no TA's!

STUDY ABROAD
Global experience = advantage!


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN 
in the international business economics program?  


You'll learn skills such as: tabulating and manipulating data/data analysis, research and analysis, finding and testing relationships, applying statistical methods and testing hypothesis, communication skills in English and a foreign language, understanding and interpreting relationships between economic indicators, and international and development economics and economic growth. You'll also have opportunities to have hands-on experiences like: conducting comprehensive research with direct faculty interaction, opportunities to publish and present your work at conferences like: Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research and National Conference on Undergraduate Research.


A QUICK LOOK 
hours, GPA, delivery, grad maps, catalog, admissions & careers  



  • HOURS
     

    120 total hours. 
    40 Upper division required.


  • GPA
     

    C or higher in Math 1050
    C or higher in ENGL 2010
    C-  or higher for all Business Foundations courses
    2.5 cumulative GPA for Business Foundations courses
    2.5 overall university GPA


  • MINOR
     

    Not required for this major.

  • COURSE DELIVERY 

    • Some evenings
    • Some day
    • Some online

  • GRAD MAP

    Graduation MAPs (Major Academic Plans) show a semester-by-semester plan for taking all classes needed to earn your degree. 

    GRAD MAP 

  • COURSE REQUIREMENTS

    Explore all of the requirements to complete a degree in int'l business economics. Check the course year, requirements may change.

    COURSE REQUIREMENTS 

  • ADMISSIONS

    The Goddard School has specific requirements for admissions to a program within the college. Check admissions requirements. 

    ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS 


  • CAREERS & RESOURCES 

    Explore what you can do with an int'l business economics degree, current salaries, job demand, industries, and resources.

    INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS CAREERS 

 


MAJOR CLASS REQUIREMENTS 
a quick look at the major course requirements in international business economics  


Note: This degree also requires the general education requirements and the core business curriculum. For a full breakdown, see the course requirements.

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

PRE-REQ

ECON 4010

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

3

ECON 2010, ECON 2020 and
BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899.

QUAN 2400

Business Calculus 

3

MATH 1050 or 1080 or 1210 with a “C”
or higher grade or equivalent as determined
by the Math Department.

SELECT ONE OF THESE THREE CLASSES

ECON 4020

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

3

ECON 2010, ECON 2020, QUAN 2400,
and BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899.

ECON 3200

Money and Banking

3

ECON 2020.

ECON 3120

International Finance and Monetary Systems

3

ECON 2010, ECON 2020.

SELECT ONE OF THESE TWO CLASSES

ECON 4980

Research Methods

3 (ECON 4970 Credits: (1))

ECON 4970, BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899,
QUAN 3610, ECON 4010 or ECON 4020.

ECON 4860

Economics Internship

Credits: (1-3) (3 credit
option must be used to fulfill requirement)

BSAD 2899; Senior Standing; Instructor approval.

SELECT ONE OF THESE TWO CLASSES

MIS 2020

Introduction to Information Systems

3

Prerequisite: MIS 2010.

MIS 4850

Information Systems & Technology Study Abroad

Credits: (1-3)

Prerequisite: BSAD 2899. May be
repeated once up to 6 credits.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Economics Elective Courses (6 credit hours) SEE OPTIONS
International Elective Courses (6 credit hours) SEE OPTIONS

FANTASTIC INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS FACULTY 
Take a look at the faculty in the department of economics  


 

  • Nazneen Ahmad 
    Econ 2020, 3120, 4020

  • Doris Geide-Stevenson

    Doris Geide-Stevenson
    Econ 3120, MBA 6410

  • Matt Gnagey

    Matt Gnagey 
    Econ 2010,  3300, 4970, Quan 2600

  • Therese Grijalva

    Therese Grijalva
    Econ 1010, 4970, Quan 2400

  • Andrew Keinsley
    Econ 2020,3200

  • Brandon Koford

    Brandon Koford
    Econ 2010, 4550 (chair)

  • Alvaro La Parra Perez

    Alvaro LaParra Perez
    Econ 1010, 1740, 4010

  • John Mukum Mbaku

    John Mukum Mbaku 
    Econ 2010, 4010, 4170

  • Sandeep Rangaraju

    Sandeep Rangaraju
    Econ 4020, 4560, Quan 2400

  • Gavin Roberts
    Econ 4330, 4980, Quan 3610

  • Jeff Steagall

    Jeff Steagall
    Econ 3110, Quan 3610

  • Mike Vaughan

    Mike Vaughan
    Econ 1010

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WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAYING 
about the international business economics program?  


Students that study international business economics often have several traits in common.  Many are natural leaders, unafraid to take risks, have a passion for world events and commerce, have a competitive spirit, speak multiple languages, have the ability to take initiative and have solid communication skills. 

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