The global business management major blends a liberal arts and international business management education to prepare future professionals for work in business, government, and non-profit organizations in an increasingly global environment.
The program includes a pre-approved option to spend a semester in either Cyprus or Milan, typically during the third year. The capstone project, completed during the final semester, is a culmination of previous work and focuses on strategic objectives for international expansion.
The program is currently a candidate for accreditation with ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), an internationally recognized organization.
Student capstone projects have included research focusing on financial literacy for college students, the relationship of state tax rates on population shifts, the effects of professional sports stadium construction subsidies on local taxpayers and the geopolitical impact of the "Brexit" vote in the United Kingdom.
I completed an independent study on China’s Intellectual Property protections over the past 15 years, which was published in the International Journal of Business and Social Science. Professor Christie was an incredible mentor during the process and lent his expertise in this area.John Wilhelm, '18 Valedictorian