Marietta College's International Business Management majors have excellent opportunities for travel and in-depth study abroad. The exchange programs with China and Brazil are particularly well developed..
-- Dr. Sidney Potash, Dept. of Buisness & Economics

Degrees Offered:
Bachelor of Arts in International Business Management

Admission inquiries
Office of Admission 800-331-7896
Email: admit@marietta.edu

To inquire about this program, contact:
Professor Grace Johnson
740-376-4631

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Special Feature:
The major currently offers a language concentration in Chinese, French, or Spanish to help you develop the language skills you need in a global market. An approved study abroad experience is required. We also offer an alternative track for students for whom English is their second language.

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International Business

To give you the advantage in today's global business world, Marietta's Business & Economics (BE) department joined forces with the Department of Modern Languages to develop our International Business program. Here's your opportunity to study business from an international perspective through courses that include international financial management, international marketing, and international economics. And because all international business must take politics into account, the major also includes courses in international political economy and international relations.

 

Required Courses

All international business majors take the following courses:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • International Economics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Managing Organizations
  • International Financial Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business in Global Contexts
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Senior Capstone Course: Business Policies & Practices

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Internships
As an international-business management major at Marietta, you can start getting international experience before you graduate. Our students intern for companies all over the world like:

  • Webhanser Corporation (Canada)
  • Inetco Systems, Ltd. (Canada)
  • Satyam Computer Services (India)
  • Beijing International Bridge & Technology, Ltd. (China)

Clubs & Organizations
Majors are eligible for Tau Pi Phi, the honors society for outstanding students in economics, management, and accounting. Members have the opportunity to participate in the annual Tau Pi Phi case competition.

Students in the International Business Management program may also qualify for Phi Sigma Iota, an honor society for students of foreign languages and literature.

Students showing achievement in the study of Spanish may join the national collegiate Hispanic honor society, Sigma Delta Pi.

The American International Association is open to any member of the Marietta College community who wishes to learn new cultures and meet interesting people. The organization increases the understandings between American and international students at Marietta and supports the values of globalization by exposing students to different cultures.

The Model United Nations Club is devoted to learning about international politics by preparing and participating in intercollegiate simulations, where students role-play delegates from different countries in committees of the United Nations.

The Spanish Club promotes interest in the Spanish language and Hispanic culture. It is open to anyone within or outside of the Spanish Department.

 

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Gregory Delemeester

Grace Johnson

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While many of our graduates work in the US, their international experience qualifies them for careers in a wide range of fields. Recent graduates have gone on to international careers with Accenture and Suez LNG NA LLC. Others have joined the Peace Corps or worked with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for international aid and development.

 

click to expandScholarship Opportunities

The Jules Bourmorck and Julia Bourmorck Staats Memorial Scholarship provides scholarship support to a worthy and deserving junior or senior majoring in economics, management, and accounting.

The Douglas C. Greene Scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in the Business & Economics Department.

The Bert T. Glaze Scholarship recognizes pre-professional achievement by a rising junior or senior major in the Business & Economics Department.

The Economics, Management, and Accounting Department Scholarship recognizes outstanding scholarship in those fields. Recipients are juniors and seniors who have declared majors within the Business & Economics department and whose academic performance meets the department's requirements.