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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

International Business & Cultures, B.S.


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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree)

This joint-degree program, shared by the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences, is designed to prepare American and international students for the arena of international relations and trade. Track 1, designed for American students, emphasizes competence in basic and international business, a high level of proficiency in foreign  languages, and solidly grounded knowledge of foreign cultures and the world business community. Track 2, designed for international students, offers specialized concentrations in American studies and aspects of American and international business cultures. The capstone course for both Tracks 1 and 2 is a domestic or international internship (IBC 4980 ). Track 1 students may also choose to spend a semester or year studying abroad in order to improve their foreign language proficiency and deepen their knowledge of foreign cultures.

Curriculum


Track I


Total: 33

Total: 30

Total: 27

Senior Year


Total: 30

Note:


1 Students may choose from the following: ENGL 4720 (5720) ; FLST 2520 (3520) ; FREN 3510 ; GERM 3510 or GERM 3520 ;   SPAN 3510  or SPAN 3550  or any upper level foreign language class not used for the foreign language requirement;  GEOG 1012 , GEOG 1130 , GEOG 2010, GEOG 3200 HIST 4440-4449 (5440) ,HIST 4550 (5550) , HIST 4560 (5560) , HIST 4570 (5570) , HIST 4620 (5620) , HIST 4630 , HIST 4640 , HIST 4710 HIST 4730 (5730) , HIST 4740 (5740) , HIST 4750 (5750) HIST 4790-4799 (5790) ; POLS 4510 , POLS 4960 ; SOC 2100 , SOC 4090 (5090) , COMM 3620 .

 

Track 2


Total: 30

Total: 31

Total: 30

Total: 30

Note:


1 This course not included in 120-hour curriculum.
   
2 Students may choose from the following: ENGL 4610 (5610) , ENGL 4830 (5830) ; HIST 4010 (5010)  HIST 4020 (5020) , HIST 4030 (5030) HIST 4050 (5050) , HIST 4060 (5060) , HIST 4200 (5200) , HIST 4210 (5210) , HIST 4230-4239 (5230) , HIST 4250 (5250) HIST 4330-4339 (5330) , HIST 4360-4369 (5360) , HIST 4380-4389; POLS 4210 .

 

The following restrictions apply to both Track 1 and Track 2 IBAC majors:


  1. IBAC majors may not take business courses on a pass/fail basis.
  2. IBAC majors must take at least 50 percent of the total hours required for the degree in courses offered outside the College of Business.
  3. IBAC majors must earn at least 50 percent of the business hours required for the degree at Tennessee Technological University.
  4. IBAC majors must complete at least 50 percent of the upper-division business hours at Tennessee Technological University.

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