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International Business

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The School of Business is located in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.
(902) 628-4353

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:
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.
(902) 628-4353

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 386 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 394 (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 386 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 287 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Business 439 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 387 (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 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 404 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 331 (International Trade)
  • Economics 332 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 341 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 342 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 472/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 472 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 261 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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:
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.
(902) 628-4353
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
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 386 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 394 (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 386 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 287 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Business 439 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 387 (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 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 404 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 331 (International Trade)
  • Economics 332 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 341 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 342 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 472/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 472 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 261 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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
  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor

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 386 (a zero-credit hour course) for an academic exchange term, or Business 394 (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 386 to document that they have met this requirement.

2. Completion of the following four required courses:

  • Business 287 (Introduction to International Business)
  • Business 476 (Intercultural Management)
  • Business 477 (International Marketing)
  • Business 439 (International Finance)

3. Completion of any FIVE of the following courses:

  • any course designated as Business 387 (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 105 (Introduction to Anthropology I)
  • Anthropology 201 (Cultural Anthropology)
  • Anthropology 404 (Applied and Public interest Public Policy)
  • Economics 331 (International Trade)
  • Economics 332 (International Monetary Economics)
  • Economics 341 (Economic Development Theory)
  • Economics 342 (Economic Development Policy)
  • Psychology 472/Diversity and Social Justice Studies 472 (Social Justice in Psychology)
  • Religious Studies 101 (Religions of the World – Western Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 102 (Religions of the World – Eastern Traditions)
  • Religious Studies 105 (World Religions)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 212 (Peoples of South Asia)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 242 (Peoples of Oceania)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 251 (Peoples of Africa)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 261 (Sex, Gender and Society)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 263 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 263 (Global Youth Cultures)
  • Sociology/Anthropology 355 /Diversity and Social Justice Studies 355 (Globalization)

Many of the above-listed courses have prerequisites. For example, many non-business courses that are 200-level and above, require 100-level introductory courses (such as Sociology 101 or Psychology 101 and 102) and may have additional 200-level or 300-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

  • Juergen Krause, Dean, Associate Professor
  • Tim Carroll, Associate Professor
  • Andrew Carrothers, Assistant Professor
  • Mike Cassidy, Assistant Professor
  • Reuben Domike, Associate Professor
  • Gary Evans, Associate Professor
  • Adam Fenech, Associate Professor
  • Debbie Good, Assistant Professor
  • Susan Graham, Assistant Professor
  • Blake Jelley, Associate Professor
  • Melissa MacEachern, Assistant Professor
  • Amy MacFarlane, Assistant Professor
  • Tarek Mady, Assistant Professor
  • Tina Saksida, Assistant Professor
  • Don Wagner, Associate Professor
  • Karen Wight, Assistant Professor
Want more information about International Business? Leave your email address and we'll get in touch!
First Name:
Last Name:
E-mail:
Careers: 
Career possibilities in international trade, manufacturing, import and export sectors and worldwide industries.

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