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Why study International Business and Economics? The world is getting smaller every day. Corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations are looking for employees who understand the international world and possess cultural sensitivity. Career opportunities are increasing for people with the knowledge of
the international environment within which both domestic and foreign
businesses operate. A quarter of the United States' gross national product results from
international trade. As firms worldwide become more dependent upon
international trade - many multinationals do business in more than 100
countries - the need for graduates with business and economic skills
continues to increase.
A major in International Business and Economics offers a broad base of traditional business courses that provide you the unique perspective on doing business globally. Unlike other business degrees, this program draws more heavily from other areas of study, such as: political science, sociology, geography, or foreign language.
After successful completion of the program, students should be able to:
For more information on becoming a major in International Business and Economics or to visit about the program, contact Dr. Dosse Toulaboe, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance and Director of the International Business and Economics Program, by phone at (785) 628-5868 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .