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BUS 231 GLOBAL BUSINESS

BUS 231 – Global Business

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  BUS 231 Global Business

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BUS 201

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the theory and practice of international business.  Topics covered include global organization, principles of international trade, international management, marketing, finance, foreign exchange, balance of payments, trade deficits, free trade agreements, NAFTA, GATT, trade barriers, international investment, US International Trade Zones, European Union, and the global environment of business.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of global business and international economics;
  2. use the language of international business; and
  3. identify operating characteristics of global markets.