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Curriculum


The curriculum consists of 30 credits (14 core credits and 16 elective credits). In fall/spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Fall/Spring, courses are taught in 8-week modules. In Summer A/B courses are taught in 6 weeks.

Most graduate business courses are worth 2 credits. The weekly time commitment varies by course. For a two-credit course, students will typically spend between 6-10 hours per week on lectures, readings, and assignments, etc. Full-time and part-time curriculum options are available.

Upon completion of the required curriculum, students are awarded a Master of International Business.

Core Courses

14 Credits:

  • ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy – 2 credits
  • FIN6638 International Finance – 2 credits
  • GEB5212 Professional Writing – 1 credit
  • GEB5215 Professional Communication – 1 credit
  • GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business – 2 credits
  • GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip* – 2 credits
  • MAN6636 Global Strategic Management – 2 credits
  • MAN6900 Capstone Project – 2 credits

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Elective Courses

16 Credits. Choose from a variety of business electives:

Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Business Plan Lab
Module 1
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Module 2
  • ENT6930 Strategic Entrepreneurship (not an option if taking MAN6636)
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
  • MAR5246 Organizational Behavior
Full-semester
  • ENT6930 Business Plan Lab
Module 3
  • MAR6833 Product Development
  • ENT6008 Entrepreneurial Opportunity
  • ENT6930 Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Module 4
  • MAN6930 Creativity & Innovation
  • ENT6416 Venture Finance
  • ENT6930 International Entrepreneurship (not an option if taking GEB6366)
  • ENT6930 Strategy & Disruption in Technology
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Summer A
  • BUL6852 International Business Law
  • MAN6617 International Operations/Logistics
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project
Summer B
  • ENT6930 Entrepreneurial Selling
  • ENT6946 Entrepreneurial Consulting Project

Students also have the option to earn elective credit by participating in study abroad programs or taking graduate-level, non-business electives (up to 9 credits).

Curriculum Plans

Fall Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - early August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 3 and/or Module 4
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May - mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 1 and/or Module 2
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30
Spring Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - early August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 3 and/or Module 4
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May - mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 3 and/or Module 4
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May - mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30
Summer A (mid-May to mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - early August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30
Summer Year 1
Summer A (mid-May - mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
MAN6636 Global Strategic Management2
Fall Year 1
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
GEB6366 Fundamentals of International Business2
GEB5212 Professional Writing1
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
FIN6638 International Finance2
GEB5215 Professional Communication1
Spring Year 1
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 4 (mid-March - early May)
CoursesCredits
ECO5745 Global Trade & Policy2
Spring Extended* (March-June)
CoursesCredits
GEB6930 Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course & Int’l Trip*2

*The mandatory Global Immersion Experience (GIE) course, includes a one-week international trip. Students can choose from three GIE trips: Spring Break (early March), Spring “Extended” (early May), or Fall Break (mid-October).

Summer Year 2
Summer A (mid-May - mid-June)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Summer B (late June - mid August)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Fall Year 2
Module 1 (late August - mid-October)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 1 and/or Module 2
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Module 2 (late October - mid-December)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Spring Year 2
Module 3 (early January - mid-March)
CoursesCredits
Graduate Business Elective2
Graduating Term
CoursesCredits
MAN6900 Capstone Project2
Total Credits: 30