Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

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Bachelor Degree Program
4 Years (8 Semesters)
123 Credit Hours
Fall, Spring and Summer

The globalization of commercial operations has generated demand for managers that are competent in international business strategies and practices. Today’s firms view the entire globe as a potential marketplace, increasing the demand for international business professionals to provide superior products and services worldwide. While the global business environment shares many common principles with domestic business practice, it is also distinct in a number of ways and it is important to develop graduates who are equipped to compete and do business internationally.

The BBA in International Business will prepare you for managerial careers in the increasingly competitive and interdependent international business markets. It emphasizes the essential knowledge, skills and management techniques required to conduct international business operations in an ever-changing global market place.


A BBA in International Business from CUD will provide you with real-world insights into relevant social, political, legal, and macroeconomic factors influencing international business. You will acquire vital skills and competencies through specialized international courses in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management, while enhancing your communication skills in a multicultural environment. You will also develop your knowledge on how business is conducted domestically and overseas, how to provide superior service to global customers, and how to expand a local business globally.

The program will give you important insights into how international business practices and customs differ from those in the UAE, as well as practical knowledge of how business transactions between and within nations are conducted; the laws and logistics of international trade and handling investments in foreign markets.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in international business will continue to grow as more and more firms move into the global marketplace. Career opportunities for international business graduates exist in any corporation, government or international agency, international trade, or international public institution that has a global reach. International business professionals practice in sectors such as:

  • Export and Import
  • Advertising and Media
  • Foreign Currency Investment
  • Joint Ventures
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism and Transportation
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing and Services
  • Aerospace
  • Oil and Gas (Energy)
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • International Agencies and NGOs
  • Customs and Immigration
  • Management Consultancy
  • Regulations

Program Structure

Program Requirements

Requirements Compulsory
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
Credit Hours
University Requirement (UR) 21 6 27
Faculty Requirements (Core) (CR.H) 60 6 66
Concentration (Major) (MJ) 24 6 30
Total 105 18 123

Core Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
ACT 112 Principles of Accounting I None 3
ACT 212 Principles of Accounting II ACT-112 3
MGT 202 Principles of Management None 3
ECO 222 Principles of Macroeconomics None 3
ECO 221 Principles of Microeconomics None 3
FIN 201 Managerial Finance ACT-112 3
HRM 210 Human Resource Management MGT-202 3
MGT 210 Business Report Writing LNG-172 3
MGT 231 Legal Environment of Business MGT 202, LNG 172 3
MGT 311 Business Research Methods QBA-341 3
MGT 320 Organizational Behavior HRM-210 3
MGT 361 Operations Management QBA-341, MGT-202 3
MGT 405 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility Complete 90 Cr.H 3
MGT 470 Strategic Management HRM-210, ECO-222, ECO-221, FIN-201, MKT-201, MGT-361, +90 Cr.H 3
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing LNG-171 3
QBA 241 Quantitative Business Analysis None 3
QBA 341 Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making QBA-241 3
SWS 351 Management Information Systems GED-101E 3
INB 360 International Business MGT-202 3
MGT 250 Entrepreneurship MGT-202 & GED-140 3


*Students must complete 6 Cr.H (2 Courses)
Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Cr.H
FIN 325 Financial Markets and Institutions ECO-222 3
BUS 205 Social & Digital Media None 3
MGT 310 Tourism Management MGT-202 3
SPT 112 Introduction to Sport Management None 3

Major Requirements

Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
FIN 330 International Finance FIN-201 3
HRM 440 International Human Resources Management HRM-210 3
INB 300 International Economics ECO-222 3
INB 420 Business Law MGT-231 3
MKT 465 International Marketing MGT-361 3
BUS 400 Internship 90 Credit + Min CGPA 2.0 3
INB 450 International Accounting ACT-212 3
INB 490 Global Business Strategy INB-300, INB-420, HRM 440, INB-450, MKT-465, FIN-330 3

Major Electives

*Students must complete 6 Cr.H (2 Courses)
Course Code Course Title Prerequisite Credit Hours
SCM 314 Global Supply Chain Management MGT 361 3
MKT 320 Retailing MKT-201 3
INB 410 International Management MGT 202 3
INB 421 International Trade and Policy INB-360, INB 300 3