Bachelor of Science
In the modern world of business, where many companies expand globally, business professionals with an awareness of cultural and political differences and an understanding of the competitive conditions of a global market are in demand. The four-year undergraduate International Business program provides students with knowledge and understanding of the main economic functions of international business and a solid understanding of international strategic management.
Program OverviewThrough theoretical knowledge and co-op and internship placements, students are prepared for the complexity of problem solving in the dynamic global market. The following courses are of key importance: International Economics, International Business, Strategy in the Global Environment, Finance in the Global Environment, and Marketing in the Global Environment. The program offers a special insight into the global business environment along with a political, legal, economic and technological context of international business.
MissionWe elevate students to make immediate and enduring contributions to organizations and the world through career-oriented experiences and our teaching and research, which integrate business, technology, and design thinking.
VisionTo be the first choice for enterprising students and creative enterprises.
Core ValuesRIT values, including:
- Enterprising Spirit
- Supportive Environment
- Global Mindset
- Integration of Theory and Practice
The program enables students to:
- manage small and medium enterprises
- manage and organize various organizations and their parts
- successfully manage international projects
- plan and execute business plans and strategies for the global market
- manage finances and accounting on the global market
- develop and design products and services, and initiate their launch to the global market
- develop and implement marketing plans for the global market
- apply information technology in business processes
- apply micro and macroeconomics principles in doing business
- make decisions based on statistical data analysis
- understand global business problems, risks, and challenges that companies in a global market face
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You will develop managerial and leadership skillsIn addition to business management skills (strategic planning, team leadership, time mana gement, organization), students develop their communication and presentation skills, gain confidence in public speaking, and learn how to communicate fluently in business English. They also will learn how to make independent decisions as well as how to solve problems in an innovative and creative manner.
A Unique ExperienceStudents are required to gain professional experience through 800 hours of co-op and internship placements, a part of which must have an international component.
The International Business program has met high international standards of education. In addition to accreditations from The Middle States Association of Colleges and The Middle States Commission of higher education the program has earned accreditation from AACBS (Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accrediting agency for schools of business in the U.S. In addition, U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges has ranked RIT's undergraduate business programs in the top 5 percent of all U.S. business schools.