BUS 280 Advanced Studies in International Business • 5 Cr.


Focuses on student research projects comparing U.S. business practices with their International counterparts. Class requires participation in the one-week international research trip. Prerequisite: INTST 150 and permission of instructor. INTST 150 may be taken concurrently.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Conduct international business research contrasting the difference between International and U.S. based businesses.
  • Recognize the importance of diversity in the global business environment.
  • Understand the difference demographics makes on global business practices.
  • Describe the impact of international trade on US markets
  • Explain the impact legal and cultural factors of international trade
  • Describe strategies for analyzing foreign markets for possible expansion of U.S. markets
  • Analyze local and global business enterprises and environments in which they exist
  • Exhibit proficiency in analyzing information found in business publications