International Business Educational Objectives

Majoring in international business is valuable for careers with an international context. These career areas include finance, purchasing, marketing, production, logistics, and planning.

Students completing the international business degree should accomplish the following educational objectives and should understand:

  • the nature of international business
  • the major trends in the international trade and investment patterns between and among the major groups of nations and the theories purporting to explain these patterns
  • the nature of international organizations such as the United Nations, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank), International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and their effects on business
  • the major financial, economic/socioeconomic, political, labor, competitive and distributive forces affecting international business.
  • the export and import practices, terminology, and documentation
  • the functional areas of business economics, marketing, human resources, finance, operations, and control of international business

International Student Services and Study Abroad

For more information about International Student Services at UA Little Rock, visit the Office of International Student Services page. For more information about Study Abroad, visit programs to study abroad.