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International Business, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Arkansas City, KS, United States
Let's face it, the world is becoming more and more globally focused every day.  With the influence of the internet, humans can connect with each other anywhere in the world.  If there was ever a time to study international business, that time is now.  Studying culture and the effect it has on purchasing decisions is insightful and ever-changing.
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Overview

Why Major in International Business?

  • It’s marketable. As companies continue to expand their operations globally, there is a strong need in the market for cultural knowledge bearers - those who understand how the global marketplace works. Students who major in international business have a tough decision after graduation: what country do I want to work in?
  • It’s exciting. Imagine being in San Francisco one evening, Beijing the next, and a few days later in Brazil. This lifestyle is not uncommon for those who pursue a career in international business. The memories you make in this career field will last a lifetime.
  • It's diverse. Working in international business requires a diverse skill set. Some call these employees the “jack of all trades;” others call them “capable.” A diverse skill set is necessary to work with diverse people in a diverse setting.

Is International Business for Me?

Those who major in international business typically love to travel, have a passion for other cultures, and easily adapt. A willingness to travel and respect other cultures is needed; you are bringing together people from different cultures and teaching them how to work effectively, despite their differences. Here are a few skills and attributes that will benefit you if you choose to major in international business:

  • A sharp, analytical mind
  • An interest in learning a foreign language
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work easily adapt to new surroundings
  • A macro, big picture, perspective
  • Love for differences among people

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling application deadline

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Finance
  • Cross Cultural Business Intelligence
  • Global Strategy
  • International Economics
  • Economic Growth and Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • 2.5 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • 20 ACT, 1020 SAT or 66 CLT

We do not use a superscore (taking the best scores if students take the ACT or SAT multiple times) for acceptance. However, once accepted, we do use a superscore for academic scholarships.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arkansas City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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