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Bachelor in International Business

Students enrolled in this program earn a Bachelor of Arts in International Business. The program of International Business provides an in depth analysis of the political, economic, technological and cultural settings of international business. The program seeks to prepare students for managerial positions either as marketing managers or as business development officers, in local, offshore and multinational companies engaged in business activities. 

 

Aims and Objectives
 

The aims and objectives of the program are: 

  • To develop the students’ critical thinking and refine their analytical and decision-making skills.
  • To provide students with a foundation in Business in general and in International Business Management in particular.
  • To provide a thorough study in Management for students who want careers in the internationally oriented professions.
  • To center attention directly on the skills and knowledge required by the profession of International Business Management and to help students acquire knowledge and develop skills in a systematic way.
  • To provide students with the problem-solving skills and tools needed to begin careers enjoying opportunities for advancement to leadership positions either in business in general or in International Business in particular.
  • To equip graduates with a solid academic, technical, and intellectual background that will enable them to continue their education in high-quality graduate and professional schools.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Upon successful completion of this program of study, its graduates will:

 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major functional areas of business and identify and evaluate the complexities of international business and globalization from home versus host-country, and regional, cultural standpoints.
  2. Explain regional economic integration and economic and political integration, and analyze the relationships between international business and the political, economic, legal and social policies of countries, regions and international institutions.
  3. Analyze current conditions and trends in developing and emerging markets, and evaluate present and future opportunities and risks for international business activities and explain the key issues related to businesses operating in other countries.
  4. Develop a framework to support successful and ethical decision-making in all relevant functions and activities of any international business or international operations of a domestic business within the competitively, international environment.

 

Credit Requirements

 

The program requires a minimum of 240 ECTS credits as follows:

 

 

 

Credits

 

 

 

General Education Requirements

84

 

Business Core Requirements

72

 

Major Requirements

60

 

Free Electives

24

 

Total

240

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSES OFFERED

 
General Education Requirements               
 

ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics (6)

ECO201 Principles of Macroeconomics (6)

ENG101 English Communication (6)

ENG102 English Writing (6)

ENG201 Advanced English (6)

FRE101 French Language (6)

FRE201 French Language II (6)

GER101 German Language (6)

GER201 German Language II (6)

GRE101 Modern Greek (6)

GRE201 Modern Greek II (6)

HST101 European History (6)

HST102 History of Cyprus (6)

MTH101 Mathematics (6)

MTH102 Statistics (6)

MTH201 Finite Mathematics (6)

MTH204 Statistics II (6)

PHI101 Introduction to Philosophy (6)

POL101 Political Studies (6)

PSY101 Introduction to Psychology (6)

SOC101 Principles of Sociology (6)


Business Core Requirements                    
 

ACC101 Financial Accounting (6)

ACC401 Managerial and Cost Accounting (6)

CSC101 Introduction to Computing (6)

CSC102 Computer Applications (6)

CSC203 Management Information Systems (6)

FIN101 Principles of Financial Management (6)

LAW101 Business Law (6)

MAR101 Principles of Marketing (6)

MGT101 Principles of Management (6)

MGT302 Organizational Behavior (6)

MGT401 International Business (6)

MGT403 Business Policy and Strategic Management (6)


Major Requirements                                   
 

ECO301 International Economics (6)

FIN201 Multinational Business Finance (6)

LAW201 International Law (6)

MAR203 International Marketing (6)

MGT201 Production and Operational Management (6)

MGT206 e-Business (6)

MGT304 European Business (6)

MGT312 Cross Cultural Management (6)

 

12 credits from the following:

 

MGT203 Management Theory and Practice (6)

MGT303 Management Science (6)

MGT305 Managing Change (6)

MGT311Cultural and Political Environment of International Business (6)

MGT404 Business Ethics (6)

 

Free Electives

 

The student is free to take any course offered by the College.

 

The number of teaching hours (TH) for each course is 3 except when otherwise stated.


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