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BA in International Business

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business online degree program have the opportunity to learn about business strategies used to compete in foreign markets. Learn more about Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in International Business

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students interested in applying to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business program should have an interest in the business strategies and practices used in global markets. Applicants to Ashford University's should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business program is designed to teach students about finance, marketing, and business law within an international business context. Global markets are often influenced by a number of factors, and students have the opportunity to learn how to effectively address globalization issues with various business strategies. The degree program also includes an optional specialization in Logistics Management, which consists of four 3-credit courses. This program is part of the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as webinars featuring business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for finance aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in International Business:

Degree Programs and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • PHI 445: Personal & Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • COM 360: Advanced Communications in Society (3 credits)
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECO 320: International Economics (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS 308: Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
  • BUS 307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques (3 credits)
  • BUS 357: International Business (3 credits)
  • BUS 343: International Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS 378: International Business Law (3 credits)
  • BUS 439: International Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • POL 353: Comparative Politics (3 credits)
  • BUS 450: International Finance (3 credits)
  • MGT: 492: Strategic Management for the Multinational Enterprise (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 35 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business online degree program have the opportunity to pursue a Master's degree in the field. Some courses that may be offered include international negotiation, financial and managerial accounting, global political economy, and global macroeconomics. Students may also have the option of choosing a particular global region to focus on.

Some possible master's degrees may include:

  • Master of Business Administration (International Business)
  • Master of International Business
  • Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Master of Arts in International Business Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in International Business online degree program have an opportunity to pursue entry-level positions with corporations and businesses that have a global presence. These entry-level management positions require that job applicants have strong communication skills and sensitivity to different cultures and approaches to business. Job applicants should also demonstrate strong problem-solving and analytical-thinking skills.

Some possible job titles may include:

  • In-country manager
  • Business and risk analyst
  • Operations manager
  • International sales manager
  • Import/export trade representative
  • Manager of international affairs

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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