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Join the Rise of Global Business
The world needs globally-minded managers well-versed in international business.
With a global management degree from our AACSB-accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business, you'll be prepared to navigate the different cultures and business norms of a global economy.
You'll learn how to manage multinational businesses and grow local and national companies into international successes.
Expand your horizons through an additional business minor, such as finance or marketing, or an interdisciplinary minor, like international studies, to help you gain a better understanding of important topics in today's world.
Let Your Love of Travel Take You Far
Leave Susquehanna ready to compete against top candidates in the international job market.
After spending a semester studying or interning abroad—through our London Program or another award-winning study abroad program—you'll chart your course through new environments with confidence. If you choose the London Program, you're guaranteed an international business internship.
Employers will value your experience and that you already know what it's like to live in another country and to work in a foreign business environment.
Our global management graduates go on to jobs in:
- International business
- Human resources
Recent graduates are employed:
Ernst & Young
Farleigh Dickinson University
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Highmark Blue Shield
Merck & Co.
State Street Global Advisors
Zurich Financial Services
Requirements for the Majors offered by the Management Department. Students complete the business foundation courses and a major in business administration, finance, global management, luxury brand marketing and management, or marketing. No grade below C- will be accepted to fulfill major requirements or in any foundation course.
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Business Foundation Courses
|4 ECON-201 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|4 ECON-202 Principles of Microeconomics|
|4 MGMT-202 Business Statistics|
|or MATH-108 Introduction to Statistics|
|or MATH-109 Statistics for Social Sciences|
|or MATH-180 Statistical Methods|
|or PSYC-123 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences|
|4 INFS-174 Database Systems Analysis and Design|
|4 ACCT-200 Financial Accounting|
|4 ACCT-210 Legal Environment|
|4 MGMT-203 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economic Decisions|
|4 MGMT-240 Principles of Management|
|4 MKTG-280 Marketing|
|2 MGMT-105 Introduction to Professional Development|
|4 ACCT-330 Cost Management|
|4 FINC-340 Corporate Financial Management|
|4 INFS-472 Management Support Systems|
|4 MGMT-400 Business Policy and Strategy|
|4 MGMT-404 Global Business Ethics|
No grade below a C- will be accepted toward graduation for foundation courses; upon earning a grade below C- in a foundation course, the student must retake the course the next semester in which it is offered. The course descriptions listed later in the catalog identify prerequisites, and these suggest a certain degree of order in completing the foundation. In addition to the foundation, first-semester business students enroll in MGMT-102 Global Business Perspectives (four semester hours), which provides an introduction to liberal studies and college life, as well as an overview of business functional areas, career opportunities and the Sigmund Weis School curriculum. This course satisfies the Perspectives requirement of the Central Curriculum.
Global Management Major. Global management majors learn how to think globally about the business world. They also learn how to manage multinational businesses and turn local and national companies into international success stories. This major provides a broad background in international business and global management. It is intended for students who want to work for an international company or who are contemplating an M.B.A. in international business. By spending a semester studying abroad or interning abroad, students are able to experience what it is like to live in another country and/or what it is like to work in a foreign business environment.
|4 FINC-345 International Financial Management|
|4 MGMT-350 International Business|
12 semester hours chosen from the following:
|4 ECON-335 Economic Development|
|4 ECON-338 International Political Economy|
|2 MGMT-317 International Marketing|
|2 MGMT-466 Negotiations|
|4 ECON-442 Emerging Market Economies|
|2 MGMT-351 Seminar in European Business Operations|
|4 POLI-334 International Organizations and Law|
|2-4 MGMT-503 Business Internship|