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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Marketing and International Business


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International Business

The Department of Marketing and International Business offers an interdisciplinary business major in international business (HEGIS 0513) leading to the BBA degree. A minor concentration is also available. The program in international business is supported by the faculty of the Hagan School of Business.

Objectives

The program in international business is an interdisciplinary business program which is designed to prepare students for careers in the increasingly internationalized business environment. The objective of the program is to give equal weight to all of the major business areas of economics, finance, management and marketing in an international context, and thereby provide students with a broad foundation of knowledge which is applicable to large and small organizations serving domestic as well as global markets.

Recommendations

Students interested in international business are strongly encouraged to develop fluency in one or more foreign language, though this is not part of the required program. It is also recommended that students interested in this program make every effort to participate in a "Study Abroad" program for one semester.

Internships

The international business faculty sponsor a credit-bearing internship program in selected organizations, in which students are expected to take part in projects and organizational decision making situations relating to international business. Senior standing and a faculty recommendation are needed to apply for either a fall, spring or summer internship position.

Marketing

The Department of Marketing and International Business offers a major program in marketing (HEGIS 0509) leading to a BBA degree. A minor concentration is also available.

Faculty

Chair: S. Rozensher; Professors: S. Rozensher; Professor Emeriti: P. Loubeau; Associate Professors: G. Priovolos, F. Rudell; Assistant Professors: E. Hamerman, C. Martins; Coordinator of lnternships: F. Rudell.

Objectives

The aim of marketing is to create and maintain satisfying and profitable relationships with consumers. It encompasses all activities involved in planning and managing the flow of goods and services, including analysis of the business environment, marketing research, consumer analysis, selection of target markets, product development, positioning, branding, packaging, pricing, distribution and promotion, in domestic and international markets.

The program in marketing is designed to prepare students for successful careers in the marketing field and for advanced study in business through instruction in the theory and application of effective, modern marketing techniques. The curriculum allows the student to combine classroom and real-world experience, with emphasis given to recent developments in globalization and information technology.

Internships

The department conducts a credit-bearing internship program which exposes students to the real world of marketing and involves them in meaningful projects and decision-making situations. Senior standing and a faculty recommendation are needed to apply for either a fall, spring or summer internship position.

Programs

    Bachelor of Business AdministrationNon-Degree

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