UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Global Business and International Political Economy (Double Major) (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Global Business and International Political Economy (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (142 semester credit hours)1

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.2

JSOM Faculty

EPPS Faculty

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History core courses (see advisor)

Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 6

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

II. Major Requirements: 100 semester credit hours

Global Business Major Preparatory Courses: 15 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting4

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting4

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 6

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis4

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application4, 7

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Major Core Courses: 28 semester credit hours

IMS 3100 Professional Development

BCOM 3310 Business Communication

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

IMS 3310 International Business

Major Related Courses: 12 semester credit hours

IMS 4320 International Marketing

FIN 3380 International Financial Management

IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management

IMS 4373 Global Strategy

International Political Economy (IPEC) Core Courses: 21 semester credit hours

Choose seven courses from the following:

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 4360 International Trade

IPEC 3349 World Resources and Development

IPEC 4301 Political Economy of Industrialized Countries

IPEC 4302 Political Economy of Developing Countries

PSCI 4329 Global Politics

PSCI 4356 International Political Economy

PSCI 4360 The Political Economy of Multinational Corporations

Foreign Language Requirement: 12 semester credit hours of the same language

If the language credit is obtained without taking classes, twelve additional semester credit hours of Free Electives (upper-division or lower-division) can be taken by student. May include 3 semester credit hours from BCOM 3320, BCOM 3321, BCOM 3322, and BCOM 3323.

Upper-Division Major Related Electives: 12 semester credit hours

All students are required to take at least twelve semester credit hours of electives from IPEC or other approved courses.

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 / EPPS freshmen are required to take BA 1100 Business Basics or EPPS 1110 Freshman Seminar.

Each student is expected to complete a minimum of 160 hours of business-related work to fulfill the JSOM professional practicum requirement.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. 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.

3. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

4. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

5. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

6. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

7. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

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