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)
An international experience3 is required for all Global Business majors. For additional information, please contact the Global Business Program Director.
Professors: Brian J. L. Berry @bjb012800, Patrick T. Brandt @pxb054000, Paul Diehl @pxd153230, Euel W. Elliott @eelliott, Jennifer S. Holmes @jholmes, Dohyeong Kim @dxk132530, Clint W. Peinhardt @cwp052000, Richard K. Scotch @scotch
Associate Professors: Jonas Bunte @jbb130330, Vito D'Orazio @vxd152030, Simon M. Fass @fass
Assistant Professors: Thomas Gray @txg171430, Lauren Santoro @lar170530
Professors Emeriti: Lloyd J. Dumas @ljdumas, Donald A. Hicks @dahicks, Murray J. Leaf @mjleaf
Associate Professor of Instruction: Karl K. Ho @kxh022100
Professors: Ashiq Ali @axa042200, Alain Bensoussan @axb046100, Gary Bolton @gxb122130, Metín Çakanyildirim @metin, Huseyin Cavusoglu @huseyin, Jianqing Chen @jxc111031, William M. Cready @wmc041000, Milind Dawande @milind, Gregory G. Dess @ggd021000, Umit G. Gurun @ugg041000, Kyle Hyndman @tdp062000, 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, Amit Mehra @axm078200, 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, Cuili Qian @cxq170330, Suresh Radhakrishnan @sradhakr, Srinivasan Raghunathan @sraghu, Ram C. Rao @rrao, Brian Ratchford @btr051000, Michael J. Rebello @mjr071000, Gil Sadka @gxs143630, Sumit Sarkar @sumit, Suresh P. Sethi @sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke @kes021000, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang @wkt071000, Jun Xia @jxx132030, Ying Xie @yxx124930, Harold Zhang @hxz054000, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng @zxz062000
Associate Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci @mua120030, Nina Baranchuk @nxb043000, Zhonglan Dai @zxd051000, Rebecca Files @rlf092000, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, Bin Hu @bxh180009, Surya N. Janakiraman @suryaj, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr. @rkiesch, Atanu Lahiri @axl144730, Jun Li @jxl128031, Ningzhong Li @nxl124130, Maria Loumioti @mxl175830, Lívia Markóczy @lxm055000, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan @nataraj, Naim Bugra Ozel @nbo150030, H. Dennis Park @hxp174230, Anyan Qi @axq140430, Young U. Ryu @ryoung, Harpreet Singh @hxs104000, Upender Subramanian @uxs092000, Shaojie Tang @sxt146930, Shouqiang Wang @sxw163830, Kelsey D. Wei @kdw061000, Han (Victor) Xia @hxx110930, Yexiao Xu @yexiaoxu, Alejandro Zentner @axz051000, Jieying Zhang @jxz146230, Yuan Zhang @yxz122931, Feng Zhao @fxz082000, Yibin Zhou @yxz066000
Assistant Professors: Khai Chiong @kxc173030, Andrew Frazelle @aef180002, Ying Huang @yxh124430, Joonhwi Joo @jxj180020, Sora Jun @sxj177030, Jason Kautz @jdk200000, Sheen Levine @ssl140530, Meng Li @mxl120531, Jean-Marie Meier @jmm172030, Radha Mookerjee @rvm019000, Alejandro Rivera Mesias @axr150331, Alessio Saretto @axs125732, Simon Siegenthaler @sxs177933, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, Xiaoxiao Tang @xxt180003, Shervin Tehrani @sst180003, Ashwin Venkataraman @axv190029, Christian Von-Drathen @cxv141430, Guihua Wang @gxw130630, Junfeng Wu @jxw175430, Steven Xiao @sxx150930, Yingjie Zhang @yxz180067, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430
Professor Emeritus: John J. Wiorkowski @wiorkow
Associate Professors Emeriti: J. Richard Harrison @harrison, Jane Salk @jes025000
Clinical Professors: John Barden @jpb063000, Abhijit Biswas @axb019100, Shawn Carraher @smc130730, Larry Chasteen @chasteen, Howard Dover @hfd021000, John Gamino @jpg140630, Randall S. Guttery @rxg112530, 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, Mark Thouin @mxt083000, McClain Watson @jmw077000, Jeff Weekley @jaw160330, Habte Woldu @wolduh, Fang Wu @fxw052000, Laurie L. Ziegler @ziegler
Clinical Associate Professors: Shawn Alborz @sxa063000, Dawn Owens @dmo130130, Carolyn Reichert @carolyn, Avanti P. Sethi @asethi, Ramesh Subramoniam @rxs179630, Aysegul Toptal @axt083100, David Widdifield @dsw180001
Clinical Assistant Professors: Athena Alimirzaei @axa134231, Moran Blueshtein @mxb135230, Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks @jnh061000, Revansiddha Khanapure @rbk160130, Kathryn Lookadoo @kxl164330, Liping Ma @lxm133730, Sarah Moore @sem054000, Ravi Narayan @rln130030, Parneet Pahwa @pxp030100, Nassim Sohaee @nxs045000
Professors of Instruction: Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000
Associate Professors of Instruction: Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
Assistant Professors of Instruction: Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Julie Haworth @haworth, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Victoria D. McCrady @vdm130030, Edward Meda @exm150330, Rasoul Ramezani @rxr145930, Gaurav Shekhar @gxs150130
Professors of Practice: Tiffany A. Bortz @tabortz, Ranavir Bose @rxb132730, Alexander Edsel @ade012000, Rajiv Shah @rxs079000
Associate Professors of Practice: Richard Bowen @rxb073100, Jackie Kimzey @jxk092000, David Parks @dxp153830, Margaret Smallwood @meg012400, Steven Solcher @sjs107020, Kathy Zolton @kxz121730
Assistant Professors of Practice: Khatereh Ahadi @kxa180010, Abu Naser Islam @nxi110630, Timothy Stephens @tgs170130
Senior Lecturers: Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, Joseph Mauriello @jam151430, Robert (Stephen) Molina @sxm163630, Prithi Narasimhan @pxn152330, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Guido Tirone @gxt170001, Robert Wright @rgw091000
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
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)
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
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours9
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses (see advisor)
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours9
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses (see advisor)
II. Major Requirements: 95 semester credit hours
Global Business Major Preparatory Courses: 12 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum9
OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
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 3310 Organizational Behavior
or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
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: 12 semester credit hours
IMS 4350 Global Market Entry Strategies
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: 11 semester credit hours
A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.3
IMS 4V90 Management Internship
IMS 4090 Management Internship
BA 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.
IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or MKT 4360 Social Impact Marketing
or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum
Students should choose 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. Global Business majors may complete their international experience with any of the following: a semester studying abroad taking at least 9 semester credit hours applicable to their major (NOTE: study abroad courses are subject to a pre-approval process to ensure transferability to their major); 2 JSOM faculty-led trip courses ("Regional Management Area Studies"); or an international internship (IMS 4090 or IMS 4V90).
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. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.
9. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
10. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.