An introductory survey for all majors, exploring how companies and nations operate in the global economy. Topics include the cultural, legal, financial, logistical, and ethical challenges that companies encounter in the global market and the strategies designed to address those challenges. Current global developments and company practices are emphasized.
An overview of the global economy, with an emphasis on how current developments affect international business. A brief history of foreign trade, basic international trade theory, instruments of trade policy and their economic effects, trade policies for developing nations, regional economic integration arrangements, balance of payments, and foreign exchange markets. A student may not earn credit in both ECO 3331 and INB 3332.
A practical survey for all majors of how business practices vary across different cultures. Ways of doing business are compared and contrasted on a regional basis, including cultures in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. Case discussion is emphasized.
See ENT 3350 for course information.
See FIN 4331 for course information.
See ECO 4335 for course information.
See ECO 4338 for course information.
This course is conducted in the Dominican Republic as part of the Baylor in the Dominican Republic program, which allows undergraduate students to experience life in the Caribbean region first-hand. Students will study the social, cultural, historical, economic, and political issues that impact businesses in the Dominican Republic and the general environment in which they operate. Students will visit a variety of enterprises and consider the dynamics of participation in the economy and society of a Caribbean nation.
Independent study under the direct supervision of an international business faculty member.
With the permission of the chair of International Business, this course may be taken for one to six hours of credit.