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International Business

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  • Career possibilities in international trade, manufacturing, import and export sectors and worldwide industries.
The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

The international opportunities in today’s world are vast. Doing business internationally is also challenging.

The specialization in international business includes four business courses that provide an overview of those opportunities and challenges, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a student’s understanding of the world beyond our borders. The specialization also includes an international exchange term or an international work term.  

Want more information about International Business? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers:
  • Career possibilities in international trade, manufacturing, import and export sectors and worldwide industries.
The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in international business requires the successful completion of the following:

1. Completion of an approved international academic or international co-op work term. To document that they have completed this requirement of the specialization, students must register in Business 3860 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 3940 (also a zero-credit hour course) for an international co-op work term. International students are deemed to have already met this requirement by virtue of having travelled from their home country to study at UPEI, but they too should register for Business 3860 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 2870 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 3870 (International Business Elective)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages
  • any courses offered by Asian Studies
  • any History courses listed under the US, British, European, Global or Greek & Roman streams
  • any Political Science courses listed in the Comparative Politics field of courses or the International field of courses
  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 4040 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 3310 (International Trade)
  • Economics 3320 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 3410 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 3420 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 4720/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 4720 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2610 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in international business, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

Want more information about International Business? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers:
  • Career possibilities in international trade, manufacturing, import and export sectors and worldwide industries.
The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

The international opportunities in today’s world are vast. Doing business internationally is also challenging.

The specialization in international business includes four business courses that provide an overview of those opportunities and challenges, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a student’s understanding of the world beyond our borders. The specialization also includes an international exchange term or an international work term.  

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in international business requires the successful completion of the following:

1. Completion of an approved international academic or international co-op work term. To document that they have completed this requirement of the specialization, students must register in Business 3860 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 3940 (also a zero-credit hour course) for an international co-op work term. International students are deemed to have already met this requirement by virtue of having travelled from their home country to study at UPEI, but they too should register for Business 3860 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 2870 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 3870 (International Business Elective)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages
  • any courses offered by Asian Studies
  • any History courses listed under the US, British, European, Global or Greek & Roman streams
  • any Political Science courses listed in the Comparative Politics field of courses or the International field of courses
  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 4040 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 3310 (International Trade)
  • Economics 3320 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 3410 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 3420 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 4720/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 4720 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2610 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in international business, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Overview

The international opportunities in today’s world are vast. Doing business internationally is also challenging.

The specialization in international business includes four business courses that provide an overview of those opportunities and challenges, as well as five electives to be chosen from a large multi-disciplinary set of courses that can enrich a student’s understanding of the world beyond our borders. The specialization also includes an international exchange term or an international work term.  

Course Structure

In addition to the core BBA program, completion of the specialization in international business requires the successful completion of the following:

1. Completion of an approved international academic or international co-op work term. To document that they have completed this requirement of the specialization, students must register in Business 3860 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 3940 (also a zero-credit hour course) for an international co-op work term. International students are deemed to have already met this requirement by virtue of having travelled from their home country to study at UPEI, but they too should register for Business 3860 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 2870 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 4760 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 4770 (International Marketing)
  • Business 4390 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 3870 (International Business Elective)
  • any courses offered by the Department of Modern Languages
  • any courses offered by Asian Studies
  • any History courses listed under the US, British, European, Global or Greek & Roman streams
  • any Political Science courses listed in the Comparative Politics field of courses or the International field of courses
  • Anthropology 1050 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 2010 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 4040 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 3310 (International Trade)
  • Economics 3320 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 3410 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 3420 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 4720/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 4720 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 1010 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1020 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 1050 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2120 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2420 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2510 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2610 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 2630 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 2630 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 3550 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 3550 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 2000-level and above, require 1000-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 1010 or Psychology 1010 and 1020) and may have additional 2000-level or 3000-level prerequisites. Students are advised to plan ahead accordingly.

To qualify for a specialization in international business, students are required to have an overall average of 70% in the nine courses of this specialization.

Faculty

Jurgen Krause, Dean; Professor
Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
Xiao Chen, Assistant Professor
Qian (Claire) Deng, Assistant Professor
Gary Evans, Associate Professor
Debra Good, Assistant Professor
Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
Melissa James, Assistant Professor
Blake Jelley, Professor
Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
Tarek May, Associate Professor
Matthew Pauley, Assistant Professor
Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
Don Wagner, Associate Professor
Bill Waterman, Assistant Professor
Hayden Woodley, Assistant Professor
Liufang (Sophia) Yao, Assistant Professor
Sue Foster, Executive-in-Residence

Want more information about International Business? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail Address:
Careers: 
Career possibilities in international trade, manufacturing, import and export sectors and worldwide industries.

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Calendar Courses

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Full descriptions for courses in the specialization in international business are listed on the Bachelor of Business Administration program page.

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