UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Bachelor of Science in Global Business

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

A minimum of 9 semester credit hours must be earned during a semester of study abroad. Any 9 semester credit hours from the degree plan may be chosen, however, students should be aware that study abroad courses are subject to a pre-approval process to ensure transferability.1

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Communication (RHET 1302)
3 semester credit hours Communication Elective (BCOM 3311)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 semester credit hours)

6 semester credit hours Government (GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302)
6 semester credit hours American History
3 semester credit hours Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ECON 2301)

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
3 semester credit hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning: (6 semester credit hours)

6 semester credit hours Calculus (MATH 1325 and MATH 1326)

Science (9 semester credit hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

II. Major Requirements: 73 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses (18 semester credit hours)

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting3
BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3
MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5
MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5
OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis3
or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application3, 6
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Major Core Courses (25 semester credit hours)

IMS 3100 Professional Development
BCOM 3311 Business Communication4
BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication
FIN 3320 Business Finance
MIS 3300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
OPRE 3310 Operations Management
OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
BPS 4305 Strategic Management
IMS 3310 International Business

Major Related Courses (18 semester credit hours)

IMS 4320 International Marketing
FIN 3380 International Financial Management
IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management
IMS 4373 Global Strategy
Six semester credit hours of the same foreign language. May include 3 semester credit hours from BCOM 3320, BCOM 3321, BCOM 3322, BCOM 3323.

Guided Electives (12 semester credit hours)

Select 12 semester credit hours from one of the following tracks:

Global Business Track

IMS 4310 Export Market Development
ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy & Business Models
OBHR 4310 Business Ethics
OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
FIN 3350 Financial Markets and Institutions
OPRE 3320 Supply Chain Management
Faculty led foreign study trip
GEOG 3370 The Global Economy
ECON 4360 International Trade

Finance Track

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning
FIN 3380 International Financial Management
FIN 3350 Financial Markets and Institutions
FIN 3340 Regulation of Business and Financial Markets
FIN 3305 Real Estate Principles

IT Track

MIS 4300 Database Fundamentals
MIS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning
MIS 4350 Introduction to Business Intelligence and Data Mining
MIS 4352 Introduction to Web Analytics
MIS 4360 Network and Information Security

Marketing Track

MKT 3340 Marketing Research
MKT 3320 Product and Brand Management
MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling
MKT 4330 Digital and Internet Marketing
MKT 4340 Consumer Behavior

Supply Chain Management Track

OPRE 3330 Project Management
OPRE 4340 Purchasing and Sourcing Management
OPRE 3320 Supply Chain Management
OPRE 4350 Global Outsourcing Services
OPRE 4330 Logistics and Inventory Management

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Track

ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship

Any 3 (9 semester credit hours of the following)

ENTP 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance
or FIN 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance
ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy & Business Models
ENTP 4320 Small Business Management
ENTP 4350 Corporate Entrepreneurship
ENTP 4340 Social Entrepreneurship

International Political Economy Track

ISSS 3349 World Resources and Development
ISSS 4358 National and International Security
GEOG 3372 Population and Development
PSCI 4356 International Political Economy
PSCI 4329 Global Politics
PSCI 4347 The War on Drugs
PSCI 4348 Terrorism
GEOG 3359 Human Migration and Mobility: Global Patterns
ISSS 4377 Alternative Approaches to National Security
PSCI 4360 The Political Economy of Multinational Corporations
PSCI 4359 Globalization and International Conflict
PSCI 4332 Latin American Politics
SOC 3336 Culture Regions
GEOG 3382 Russia: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
SOC 3338 Japanese Culture and Society

III. Elective Requirements: 5 semester credit hours

Free Electives (5 semester credit hours)

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation. JSOM freshman are required to take BA 1100 Business Basics.

  1. Students with non-academic obligations (for example, full time jobs) who cannot study abroad for an entire semester may request a waiver to substitute 6 semester credit hours of faculty led study trips (IMS 3V91, IMS 3V92, IMS 3V93, IMS 3V94, IMS 3V95, IMS 3V96). An international internship may also be substituted for the semester of study abroad.
  2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
  3. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.
  4. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
  5. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.
  6. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
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