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Bachelor of Arts, Language and International Business (B.A.)

The requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies in Languages, and Business are as follows:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Interdisciplinary Core Requirements  (12 cr. minimum)

C. Core Language Requirement (21 cr. minimum)

D. Concentration (30 to 36 cr.)

REQUIRED COURSES

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Core Content Courses

GEO 199 World Geography 3 cr.
ENG 328 Intercultural Communication 3 cr.
BUS 308 Business and Professional Writing 3 cr.
Senior Seminar within concentration 3 cr.
HUM 362 Travel Seminar 3 cr.
                 -OR-
SAB 300 Study Abroad 3 cr.
                 -OR-
SAB 300 Internship Abroad 3 cr.
                 -OR-
Multicultural Immersion 3 cr.
(Cooperative Field Experience, ARA/FRE/SPA 488)

C. Core Language Requirement
FRENCH

FRE 151 Elementary French II 3 cr.
FRE 250 Intermediate French I 4 cr.
FRE 251 Intermediate French II 4 cr.
FRE 310 Business French 4 cr.
FRE 350 Advanced Grammar and Composition 4 cr.
FRE 325 Francophone Civilization 4 cr.
                 -OR-
FRE 335 Caribbean Humanities 3 cr.
                 -OR-
SPANISH
SPA 151 Elementary Spanish II 3 cr.
SPA 250 Intermediate Spanish I 4 cr.
SPA 251 Intermediate Spanish II 4 cr.
SPA 310 Business Spanish 4 cr.
SPA 350 Advanced Grammar 4 cr.
SPA 332 Latin American Humanities and Composition 3 cr.
                 -OR-
SPA 354 Iberian History and Culture 4 cr.

D. Concentration
Choose one of the following concentrations:

• Translation (30 credits)
• International Business (36 to 39 credits)

Translation Concentration 30 credits
Translation Certificate, 16 credits

Take each of the following courses in Arabic or French or Spanish, totaling 16 credits:

ARA 400 Principles of Translation 3 cr.
ARA 401 Translation Workshop I 3 cr.
ARA 402 Translation Workshop II 3 cr.
ARA 403 Business Translation Workshop 3 cr.
ARA 488 Cooperative Field Experience 4 cr.
                 -OR-
FRE 400 Principles of Translation 3 cr.
FRE 401 Translation Workshop I 3 cr.
FRE 402 Translation Workshop II 3 cr.
FRE 403 Business Translation Workshop 3 cr.
FRE 488 Cooperative Field Experience 4 cr.
                 -OR-
SPA 400 Principles of Translation 3 cr.
SPA 401 Translation Workshop I 3 cr.
SPA 402 Translation Workshop II 3 cr.
SPA 403 Business Translation Workshop 3 cr.
SPA 488 Cooperative Field Experience 4 cr.

Translation Concentration -  Writing  6 credits

ENG 317 The English Language 3 cr.

Choose one from the following three courses

ENG 207 Introduction to Mass Media 3 cr.
ENG 325 Writing Features & Articles 3 cr.
ENG 319 Writing Creative Nonfiction Communication 3 cr.

Translation Concentration  Electives 9 cr.
Choose three courses from the following:

ENG 350 World Literature 3 cr.
Area Studies 3 cr. (Arab and Asian, Latin American, African I, African II, African-American, Caribbean: HUM 330, 332, 333A, 333B, 334, 335)
POL 377 Transnational Politics 3 cr.
POL 395 Comparative Politics 3 cr.
POL/SOC 306 Ethnic and Racial Diversity 3 cr.
PSY 320 Psychology of Women 3 cr.
GEO 301 Cultural Geography 3 cr.

Business Concentration  36 – 39 credits
Business, 27 credits
BUS 173 Introduction to Business 3 cr.
BUS 302 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
BUS 342 International Marketing 3 cr.
BUS 266 Principles of Organization and Management 3 cr.
BUS 304 Business Law I 3 cr.
ACC 224 Principles of Accounting I 4 cr.
ACC 234 Principles of Accounting II 4 cr.
BUS 307 Finance 4 cr.

Economics, 9 cr.
ECN 200 Introductory Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ECN 203 Introductory Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECN 361 International Economics and Finance 3 cr.

Elective (beyond the 36 required credits)
BUS 388 Cooperative Field Experience 3 cr.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
See Course Descriptions under appropriate sections of this catalog.