Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University

Academic Programs

International Business




AACSBAACSB Accreditation
Banking in London. Manufacturing in Mexico. Logistics in Asia. Entrepreneurship in Central Europe. With a degree in international business, the possibilities are endless. Jacksonville University’s international business program brings together a solid foundation in business skills, a global perspective, and a language specialization. Armed with this degree, you’ll find (literally!) a world of options for your future.
This major builds on the basic business curriculum by adding global perspectives in economics, finance, marketing, government and politics. In each course, JU faculty bring their own international experiences in teaching, working and studying to life in the classroom. International business majors also take language courses, and have the option of studying abroad for a semester or more. Several students have worked with faculty on independent research projects. As an international business major, you can customize the program to fit your geographic area of interest.
 
Career Opportunities
The international business program at JU provides the basic foundations for entry-level business positions around the globe. Students to expand their education and skills, receive exposure to real-life experiences, and enhance their career opportunities. Our students work in organizations with domestic and international offices to get a broad based perspective on business.
 
Major Requirements
Students majoring in international business must take the Davis College of Business (DCOB) core courses in addition to the following courses:
MKG/INB 341 International Marketing                         3             
ECON/INB 307 Comparative Economic                       3
Development
ECON/INB 410 The Economics of Globalization        3
FIN/INB 415 International Finance                                                3
INB 420 Global Business                                                   3
IS  XXX Any three (3) credit hour IS course from        3
the University Core                                            
POL 208 International Politics - University Core          3
Proficiency in any foreign language at a minimum college level (i.e. 102 college level) or standard tests. (Excludes American Sign Language)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    TOTAL:    21
 
 
Additional Requirements
One (1) three (3) credit business elective course numbered 300 or above from outside the Davis College of Business core and major requirements.
 
DCOB Core Requirements
These courses are to be taken during the freshman and sophomore year:
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II 5
MGT 308 Business Communications WI/SI 5
MGT 321 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 1, 2, 5
DSIM 203 Applied Business & Econ Analysis 5
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 5
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics 5
MATH 112 Modern App of Mathematics 4, 5
 
These courses should be taken only when student has attained junior status:
DSIM 301 Business Statistics
DSIM 305 Quantitative Business Methods
FIN 301 Corporate Finance 1
INB 303 Competing in the Global Environment
MGT 310 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
                 Skills
MGT 320 Leadership
DSIM 370 Management of Information Tech 1,3
MKG 301 Principles of Marketing 
 
These courses should be taken only when student has attained senior status:
DSIM 350 Project & Operations Management 1
MGT 432  Business Strategy Venture Dev 1   
 
1. Except  AVO majors
2. Except  AVM  majors
3. Accounting majors take ACCT 370 instead of
   DSIM 370.
4. MATH 112 or any higher-level mathematics (MATH) course that includes Calculus will fulfill this Core requirement.
5. A “C” (2.0) or better is required in each of the DCOB core courses in order to use these courses as part of the core requirement for all business majors.​