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Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration with a concentration in International Business Online

Complete Coursework: Completion time varies  |  Credit Hours: 120  |  Courses: 40  |  Tuition: $284 per credit hour*

Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration with a concentration in International Business Online

At LSUS Online, 80% of our distinguished faculty members have earned the highest degrees in their respective fields.


Give your career prospects a global edge with the management tools you will gain in the LSUS online BS in General Business Administration with a concentration in International Business.

This career-focused online program combines a background in business theory and an emphasis on practical skills and real-world applications with an international focus. This concentration prepares you for careers in all fields of business, and you will be able to identify how global issues affect decision making in the business environment.

In this bachelor's degree program, you will learn critical thinking skills necessary for organizational decision-making critical to any managerial role. You can tailor your degree to your interests and professional goals by choosing major electives pertaining to accounting, economics, finance, statistics, business law, marketing, management, and more.

In this program, you will:

  • Devise solutions and strategies that bridge the gap between theory and practice in an international setting
  • Develop an understanding of global business in economics, international law, marketing and finance
  • Understand the structure and functions of the legal institutions of different countries and how they relate to international business
  • Know how to review international contracts, interpret regulations of international trade, international business relationships, international conflicts and international commercial transactions
  • Apply marketing knowledge and skills to an international environment, and be able to apply international marketing terminology, tools and concepts in real-world business settings

We also offer the BS in General Business Administration, which enables you to maximize your existing credit hours while developing a broad base of multipurpose business knowledge applicable to any industry. Both programs provide a strong background for further studies at the graduate level.

You CAN achieve your goals at LSUS Online!

Our online programs are convenient and accelerated so you can complete your bachelor's degree faster. If you've already completed some college, we offer generous transfer credit acceptance so you can start where you left off. For students just beginning college, the knowledgeable professors at LSUS Online can help guide you along the way. With affordable tuition, multiple start dates per year and LSUS's excellent career services, you will quickly be on your way to advancing your career!

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Louisiana State University Shreveport School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Online Course List

For your BS in General Business Administration with a concentration in International Business online degree, you will complete 30 credit hours of business core course work, 12 credit hours of GBA major electives, 12 credit hours of International Business electives, and 66 additional general education and elective credit hours.


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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

An introductory course intended to familiarize the student with principles and methods of accounting primarily concerned with financial data gathering and presentation in the form of general-purpose external financial statements.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: ACCT-205. An introductory course intended to familiarize the student with principles and methods of accounting primarily concerned with data gathering and presentation for purposes of internal management evaluation and decision making.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Structure and function of the legal institutions in society and their relationship to business institutions including the following areas: Consumer protection, anti-trust, corporation reporting and securities, environment, employment and ethics.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisites: ECON201, ECON202, MATH260, and ACCT205 or equivalent. An introduction to the theory and practice of making investment and financing decisions in a firm. Topics include risk/return relationships, time value 229 of money, security valuation, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy, firm performance analysis, and global financial markets.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: MATH260. Advanced topics in statistics including analysis of variance, hypothesis testing, multiple regression, multinomial experiments and analysis of contingency tables and non-parametric statistics. Course will include use of statistical data analysis software and group projects.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisites: ISDS150. A course to give the student an understanding of information systems (IS) by analyzing (1) the field of IS as it relates to business end-users, and (2) fundamental concepts used in the study of IS.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Study of basic managerial functions in organizations such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, including individual and group behavior, motivation, leadership, strategy, group dynamics, as well as ethics and the global economy.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisites: ACCT206, FIN301, ISDS265, MADM301, and MKT301. Course must be taken in the last semester. A grade of C or better is required in this course to graduate. Special problems involved in the formulation of consistent business policies and maintenance of an efficient organization. Actual cases used as a basis for discussions and preparation of reports which call for executive decision making.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: ISDS265. A study of the application of managerial procedures to the production process. Special emphasis is given to facilities, personnel, and control of production. Includes application of the quantitative techniques of management science.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: Junior standing. A conceptual overview of the exchange activities and processes involved in providing goods and services for the creation of stakeholder value. Emphasis is given to the efficient and effective use of controllable marketing variables and their interdependence with internal/external factors. The role of marketing in the firm and society is examined along with the current domestic and international market environments.

You can take no more than three advanced electives in the following areas:

ACCT (300 or 400 level)

BLAW (300 or 400 level)

ECON (300 or 400 level)

FIN (300 or 400 level)

MKT (300 or 400 level)

MADM (300 or 400 level)

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

A survey of current events and global forces that impact cross-border business transactions, including culture, government, and economics, and their managerial implications.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: BLAW280 or consent of the department. Considers law from a variety of legal traditions. The structure and functions of the legal institutions of different countries and how they relate to international business. Study of international contracts, regulation of international trade, international business relationships, international conflicts and international commercial transactions.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisites: ECON201 and ECON202. An introduction to the theories of trade, international payments, foreign exchange rates, instruments, markets, and adjustment of international disequilibria.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: FIN301 with a grade of C or better. The study of advanced knowledge relating to foreign exchange markets, exchange risk management, special financing vehicles, and foreign investment analysis.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: MADM301. This course provides an overview of international human resource management topics, such as global workforce planning, recruitment, selection, and training for international operations, international compensation and benefits management, expatriate assignment management including repatriation issues, international labor relations, and global strategic human resource management.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3   |   Course Cost: $851.51

Prerequisite: MKT301 or consent of the department. An introduction to the three major marketing environments: domestic, foreign, and international. Opportunities are presented for students to apply basic marketing knowledge and skills to an international environment, and to learn basic international marketing terminology, tools and concepts.

In addition to your program's outlined courses, you will be required to satisfy the following course requirements:

  • General Ed: 39 credit hours required**
  • Approved Electives: 21 credit hours required**
  • Other Business Electives: 6 credit hours required**

*Includes tuition and fees based on Fall 2018 pricing and subject to change without notice. Undergraduate students will also be required to pay an online flat fee of $50 per term.

**Based on 120 credit hours needed for graduation and will vary based on number of transfer credits accepted.

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