International Business

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Program Description

The Department of Finance, Economics, and International Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business. Graduates of the program add value to many types of domestic and international organizations. They are prepared to meet the challenges of today’s globalized business environment because they are able to:

  • Evaluate and analyze business operations from a global perspective
  • Analyze and interpret financial and economic data, in qualitative and quantitative terms
  • Communicate ideas and analysis effectively, in writing and in oral presentations

Follow this link to see the International Business Plan of Study

Opportunities & Careers

  • Law School
  • Graduate School In International Affairs, Economics, Public Administration, Health Care Administration, and other fields
  • The US Foreign Service
  • Employment with Multinational Corporations in Purchasing, Import/Export Market Development, Sales & Sales Analysis
  • Private Sector Financial Services: Foreign Exchange Trading, Banking
  • Analyst, Bank Examiner, or Financial Institution Specialist with the FDIC

These jobs are challenging, interesting, and fulfilling. And starting salaries for our graduates average more than $50,000 per year. For more information on job and career possibilities, we have prepared for you an extensive Alumni Jobs & Careers Database. If you want to know what our alumni are doing with their International Business degrees (often combined with studies in economics and/or finance), and what YOU can do with an International Business degree from the Lewis College of Business, you’ll find your answers in this document!

Projected job market data for Management Analysts:

Major Courses

  • ECN 420 – International Trade
  • ECN 421 – Global Macroeconomic Analysis
  • MKT 371 – International Marketing
  • FIN 440 – International Finance
  • FIN 343 – Intermed Financial Management
  • FIN 475 – International Bus Strategies
  • MGT 445 – International Management
  • MGT 478 – Import/Export Management

Note: ECN 460 must be taken to meet the International Business Elective.

FIN & ECON Contact Information

Dr. Shaorong Zhang, Department Chair
Department of Finance & Economics
Marshall University
Lewis College of Business
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Office: Corbly Hall 256
Phone: 304-696-2606

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Marshall University
Lewis College of Business
Office: 107 Corbly Hall
Phone: 304-696-2314