Course Catalog

International Business Minor Course Descriptions

BUS 384 International Business

3 Hours

Introduction to key international aspects of business management. Includes consideration of the global nature of business, cross-cultural issues faced by business, and key resources and issues related to effectively managing the international aspects of business.

ECO 336 Economics of Development

3 Hours

Students will study objectives, theories and problems of development at the international, state and local levels.

HIS 313 Latin American History

3 Hours

This course surveys the political, social, economic and cultural history of Latin America from precolonial times to the present. It examines Latin America’s indigenous foundations, colonial experience, independence movements, 19th-century nation building and national developments in the 20th century. The course will also address the historical relationship between the United States and Latin American nations. General Education: Cultural Awareness (Prior to Fall 2009)

HIS 386 Asian History

3 Hours

This course is a survey of Asian history from ancient times to the present with an emphasis on China, India and Japan. Students will explore cross-cultural currents and the countries' institutional and social evolutions. Studies of dynastic change, imperial growth, nationalism and cultural resiliency serve as frameworks for assessing modern historical problems. General Education: History, Cultural Awareness (Prior to Fall 2009)

REL 314 World Religions

3 Hours

This course is a comparative survey of the major religious systems of the world, both Eastern and Western, with emphasis on those religions currently in practice. General Education: Philosophical/Theological Conceptions, Cultural Awareness (effective by 2009)

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