School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
International Political Economy and Global Business (Double Major) (BS)
Bachelor of Science in International Political Economy and Global Business (Double Major)
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.3
Professors: Brian J. L. Berry @bjb012800, Patrick T. Brandt @pxb054000, Paul Diehl @pxd153230, Lloyd J. Dumas @ljdumas, Euel W. Elliott @eelliott, Donald A. Hicks @dahicks, Jennifer S. Holmes @jholmes, Murray J. Leaf @mjleaf, Clint W. Peinhardt @cwp052000, Richard K. Scotch @scotch
Associate Professors: Jonas Bunte @jbb130330, Simon M. Fass @fass, Dohyeong Kim @dxk132530
Assistant Professors: Vito D'Orazio @vxd152030, Thomas Gray @txg171430, Lauren Santoro @lar170530
Clinical Associate Professors: Karl K. Ho @kxh022100
Professors: Ashiq Ali @axa042200, Alain Bensoussan @axb046100, Gary Bolton @gxb122130, Metín Çakanyildirim @metin, Huseyin Cavusoglu @huseyin, William M. Cready @wmc041000, Milind Dawande @milind, Theodore E. Day @tday, Gregory G. Dess @ggd021000, Umit G. Gurun @ugg041000, Varghese S. Jacob @vjacob, Sanjay Jain @sxj164830, Ganesh Janakiraman @gxj091000, Elena Katok @emk120030, Dmitri Kuksov @dgk120030, Nanda Kumar @nkumar, Seung-Hyun Lee @sxl029100, Stanley Liebowitz @liebowit, Zhiang (John) Lin @zlin, Sumit K. Majumdar @skm021100, Stanimir Markov @sxm079200, Syam Menon @sxm021300, Vijay S. Mookerjee @vijaym, B. P. S. Murthi @murthi, Vikram Nanda @vkn150030, Özalp Özer @oxo091000, Mike W. Peng @mxp059000, Hasan Pirkul @hpirkul, Suresh Radhakrishnan @sradhakr, Srinivasan Raghunathan @sraghu, Ram C. Rao @rrao, Brian Ratchford @btr051000, Michael J. Rebello @mjr071000, Sumit Sarkar @sumit, Suresh P. Sethi @sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke @kes021000, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang @wkt071000, Harold Zhang @hxz054000, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng @zxz062000
Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci @mua120030, Nina Baranchuk @nxb043000, Norris Bruce @nxb018100, Jianqing Chen @jxc111031, Zhonglan Dai @zxd051000, Rebecca Files @rlf092000, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, Bin Hu @bxh180009, Kyle Hyndman @tdp062000, Surya N. Janakiraman @suryaj, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr. @rkiesch, Atanu Lahiri @axl144730, Jun Li @jxl128031, Ningzhong Li @nxl124130, Lívia Markóczy @lxm055000, Amit Mehra @axm078200, Toyah Miller @tlm140330, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan @nataraj, Naim Bugra Ozel @nbo150030, H. Dennis Park @hxp174230, Cuili Qian @cxq170330, Orlando C. Richard @pretty, Young U. Ryu @ryoung, Gil Sadka @gxs143630, Harpreet Singh @hxs104000, David J. Springate @spring8, Upender Subramanian @uxs092000, Kelsey D. Wei @kdw061000, Han (Victor) Xia @hxx110930, Jun Xia @jxx132030, Ying Xie @yxx124930, Yexiao Xu @yexiaoxu, Alejandro Zentner @axz051000, Jieying Zhang @jxz146230, Yuan Zhang @yxz122931, Feng Zhao @fxz082000, Yibin Zhou @yxz066000
Assistant Professors: Khai Chiong @kxc173030, Emily Choi @exc113230, Andrew Frazelle @aef180002, Ying Huang @yxh124430, Joonhwi Joo @jxj180020, Sora Jun @sxj177030, Sheen Levine @ssl140530, Meng Li @mxl120531, Maria Loumioti @mxl175830, Jean-Marie Meier @jmm172030, Radha Mookerjee @rvm019000, Anyan Qi @axq140430, Alejandro Rivera Mesias @axr150331, Alessio Saretto @axs125732, Simon Siegenthaler @sxs177933, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, Shaojie Tang @sxt146930, Xiaoxiao Tang @xxt180003, Shervin Tehrani @sst180003, Ashwin Venkataraman @axv190029, Christian Von-Drathen @cxv141430, Guihua Wang @gxw130630, Shouqiang Wang @sxw163830, Junfeng Wu @jxw175430, Steven Xiao @sxx150930, Yingjie Zhang @yxz180067, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430, Xiaofei Zhao @xxz137630
Professors Emeriti: Dale Osborne @dosborne, John J. Wiorkowski @wiorkow
Assistant Professors Emeriti: J. Richard Harrison @harrison, Jane Salk @jes025000
Clinical Professors: John Barden @jpb063000, Britt Berrett @brb051000, Abhijit Biswas @axb019100, Ranavir Bose @rxb132730, Shawn Carraher @smc130730, Larry Chasteen @chasteen, David Cordell @dmc012300, Howard Dover @hfd021000, John Gamino @jpg140630, Randall S. Guttery @rxg112530, Charles Hazzard @cxh056000, William Hefley @weh150130, Marilyn Kaplan @mkaplan, Sonia Leach @sel120030, Peter Lewin @plewin, Jeffrey Manzi @jxm158130, Diane S. McNulty @dmcnulty, Divakar Rajamani @dxr020100, Daniel Rajaratnam @dxr143430, Kannan Ramanathan @kxr087000, David Ritchey @davidr, Rajiv Shah @rxs079000, Mark Thouin @mxt083000, Jeff Weekley @jaw160330, Habte Woldu @wolduh, Fang Wu @fxw052000, Laurie L. Ziegler @ziegler
Clinical Associate Professors: Shawn Alborz @sxa063000, Dawn Owens @dmo130130, David Parks @dxp153830, Carolyn Reichert @carolyn, Avanti P. Sethi @asethi, Ramesh Subramoniam @rxs179630, Aysegul Toptal @axt083100, McClain Watson @jmw077000, David Widdifield @dsw180001
Clinical Assistant Professors: Athena Alimirzaei @axa134231, Moran Blueshtein @mxb135230, Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Sourav Chatterjee @sxc180075, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Julie Haworth @haworth, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks @jnh061000, Revansiddha Khanapure @rbk160130, Kristen Lawson @kal110030, Kathryn Lookadoo @kxl164330, Liping Ma @lxm133730, Sarah Moore @sem054000, Ravi Narayan @rln130030, Parneet Pahwa @pxp030100, Jason Parker @jap090020, Drew Peabody @sdp093020, Nassim Sohaee @nxs045000
Assistant Professor of Instruction: Rasoul Ramezani @rxr145930
Senior Lecturers: Khatereh Ahadi @kxa180010, Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Frank Anderson @fwa012000, Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, George DeCourcy @gad075000, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, Abu Naser Islam @nxi110630, Scott Janke @smj160830, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Jackie Kimzey @jxk092000, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Joseph Mauriello @jam151430, Victoria D. McCrady @vdm130030, Edward Meda @exm150330, Robert (Stephen) Molina @sxm163630, Prithi Narasimhan @pxn152330, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Debra Richardson @dlr150330, Gaurav Shekhar @gxs150130, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, Timothy Stephens @tgs170130, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000, Guido Tirone @gxt170001, Robert Wright @rgw091000, Kathy Zolton @kxz121730, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours4
Communication: 6 semester credit hours
Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)
Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours
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 hours8
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours8
II. Major Requirements: 95 semester credit hours
Global Business Major Preparatory Courses: 12 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum8
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
Major Core Courses: 27 semester credit hours
BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business
IMS 3310 International Business
FIN 3320 Business Finance
ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business
OPRE 3310 Operations Management
OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
or OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
IMS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Global Business
or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business
or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship
Major Related Courses: 9 semester credit hours
Choose three courses from the following:
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.
Upper-Division Major Related Electives: 14 semester credit hours
A practicum experience is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.
IMS 4V90 Management Internship
IMS 4090 Management Internship
A community engagement experience is required; the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular experience, and preference for additional electives.
ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum
All students are required to take at least twelve semester credit hours of electives from IPEC or other approved courses to fulfill remaining Elective 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.
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. Degree is 138 hours if students are required to take EPPS 1110.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.
6. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
7. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417.
8. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core (e.g., BA 1310 or BA 1320 or ECON 2301 for IMS 3310), major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
9. JSOM freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300.