Naveen Jindal School of Management
Global Business and Human Resource Management (Double Major) (BS)
Bachelor of Science in Global Business and Human Resource Management (Double Major)
The Bachelor of Science in Global Business (BS GB) and Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management (BS HRM) double major is a minimum 128 semester credit hours degree program that prepares students to address human resource issues in global markets. The program emphasizes building key skills and competencies of HR professionals working with global talent and mobility such as cross-cultural communication, recruitment and selection for global projects as well as understanding foreign employment laws. Students also gain analytical decision-making and problem-solving skills through real-life HR consulting and global mobility projects, and internships.
An international experience2 is required for all Global Business majors. Also, students are encouraged to complete up to 6 hours in a foreign language.
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, Dorothée Honhon @dbh130130, 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, 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, Serdar Simsek @axs158032, 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, Zhe (James) Zhang @zxz145430, 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, 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
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, Jerome Gafford @jmg171130, Jeffery (Jeff) Hicks @jnh061000, Revansiddha Khanapure @rbk160130, Liping Ma @lxm133730, Ravi Narayan @rln130030, Parneet Pahwa @pxp030100, Nassim Sohaee @nxs045000
Professors of Instruction: Semiramis Amirpour @sxa130731, Mary Beth Goodrich @goodrich, Chris Linsteadt @ccl019000, Matt Polze @mmp062000, Luell (Lou) Thompson @lot013000
Associate Professors of Instruction: Judd Bradbury @jdb101000, Monica E. Brussolo @meb049000, Amal El-Ashmawi @ahe013000, Ayfer Gurun @axg119030, Maria Hasenhuttl @h1562, Julie Haworth @haworth, Thomas (Tom) Henderson @txh093000, Kathryn Lookadoo @kxl164330, Sarah Moore @sem054000, Mohammad Naseri Taheri @mxn121930, Hubert Zydorek @hxz120930
Assistant Professors of Instruction: Negin Enayaty Ahangar @nxe180001, Jennifer G. Johnson @jxj091000, Joseph Mauriello @jam151430, 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, Guido Tirone @gxt170001, Robert Wright @rgw091000
Senior Lecturers: Juliann Chapman @jgc160130, Madison Pedigo @mfp013000
I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3
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
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours
Choose one of the following:8
Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses (see advisor)
Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours
Choose two of the following:8
Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses (see advisor)
II. Major Requirements: 81 semester credit hours
Students must meet all course prerequisites.
Major Preparatory Courses: 12 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum
OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty
or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
Choose two of the following:8
Major Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours
BCOM 4300 Advanced Professional Communication
FIN 3320 Business Finance
IMS 3310 International Business
ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
OPRE 3310 Supply Chain and Operations Management
Major Related Courses: 45 semester credit hours
BLAW 3301 Employment Law
BLAW 4301 International Law
FIN 3380 International Financial Management
IMS 4330 Global Human Resource Management
IMS 4350 Global Market Entry Strategies
IMS 4373 Global Strategy
OBHR 4331 Compensation and Benefits Administration
OBHR 4333 Performance Management
OBHR 4334 Talent Acquisition and Management
OBHR 4335 Training and Development
OBHR 4354 Leading Organizational Change
IMS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Global Business
or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business
or OBHR 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Human Resource Management
or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship
Choose one course from the following:
IMS 4340 Managing Global Teams
IMS 4V94 Seminar Series in International Management
Plus choose one course from the following:
OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
OBHR 4336 Labor and Employee Relations
OBHR 4350 Introduction to Leading and Managing
OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
OBHR 4361 The Human Resource Professional
A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours is required, with registration in one of the courses below. Depending on the internship and preference for additional electives, the student may qualify for a zero to 3 semester credit hours course with the BS GLBS Program Director's approval.2
A community engagement experience is required, with registration in one of the courses below. Depending on the service and preference for additional electives, the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours.
IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement
or BPS 4396 Social Impact 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
Choose from the following to fulfill the remaining Guided Elective semester credit hours:
ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy and Business Models
FIN 3350 Financial Markets and Institutions
OBHR 4310 Business Ethics
OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
OPRE 3320 Integrated Supply Chain Management
The plan must include sufficient upper-division courses to total 45 upper-division semester credit hours.
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. Global Business majors may complete their international experience with any of the following: a semester studying abroad, with 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); A JSOM faculty-led international trip course ("Regional Management Area Studies"); or an international internship (IMS 4090 or IMS 4V90) approved and verified by the BS GLBS Program Director to fulfill the international experience.
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. MATH 1325 is required for all JSOM undergraduate students. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417 for MATH 1325.
7. 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.
8. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.
9. 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.
10. This course can fulfill elective credit if not used in major related core, or elsewhere on degree plan.
11. Student who are employed in full-time jobs may fulfill their internship requirement with their current employer as a special project with preapproval from their program director.
12. BA 4090 or BA 4V90 will not fulfill the international experience requirement. Double major students are recommended to complete IMS 4090 or IMS 4V90 to satisfy both internship and international experience requirements.