Program Information

Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Business Management
(International Program)
Revised Program 2560/2017

Program Structure

To be eligible for degree of Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Business Management, a student must earn at least 120 credits distributed as follows, and maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

1. General Education Courses 30 Credits
1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities Courses 9 Credits
1.2 Mathematics, Sciences and Technology Courses 9 Credits
1.3 Language Competency for Communication Courses 12 Credits
2. Major Courses                                               at least 84 Credits
2.1 Business Core Courses 36 Credits
2.2 Major Required Courses 33 Credits
2.3 Major Elective Courses                                     at least 15 Credits
3. Free Elective Courses                                 at least
6 Credits
Total Number of Credits 120 Credits

Note:
1. The numbers after each course (e.g., 3 (3-0-6)) represent the credits, lecture hours, laboratory/practice hours, and self-study hours, respectively.
2. It is the responsibility of the student to meet all prerequisite requirements. Students may not be allowed to take a course if its prerequisites have not been satisfactorily passed.

1. General Education Courses                                                  30 credits

1.1 Social Sciences and Humanities Courses                          9 credits

Students are required to take 9 credits from the Social Sciences and Humanities courses as follows:

GE 111 TRUTH AND SERVICE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 113 A PATH TO WISDOM 3 (2-2-5) Credits
GE 114 CITIZENSHIP, GOOD GOVERNANCE AND PEACE 3 (3-0-6) Credits

1.2 Mathematics, Sciences and Technology courses               9 credits

Students are required to take 9 credits from the Mathematics, Sciences and Technology courses as follows:                                 

GE141 MATHEMATICS FOR DAILY LIFE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE142 HEALTH MYTHS 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE143 SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE QUALITY OF LIFE 3 (3-0-6) Credits

1.3 Language Competency for Communication Courses 12 Credits

Students are required to take 12 credits from Language Competency for Communication courses. They include 3 credits for an English course and 9 credits for another language (not first language or native language).

1.3.1 English Language Course                                                   3 Credits

GE 137 WRITING SKILLS AND ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS 3 (3-0-6) Credits

1.3.2 Other Language Options Courses (not first language or native language)  9 Credits

GE 128 THAI FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 129 THAI THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 421 THAI IN THE WORKPLACE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 151 CHINESE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 152 CHINESE THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 451 CHINESE IN THE WORKPLACE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 161 JAPANESE FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 162 JAPANESE THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 461 JAPANESE IN THE WORKPLACE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 171 GERMAN FOR CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 172 GERMAN THROUGH MEDIA FOR LIFELONG LEARNING 3 (3-0-6) Credits
GE 471 GERMAN IN THE WORKPLACE 3 (3-0-6) Credits

2.Major Courses                                 at least                                 84 Credits

2.1 Business Core Courses                                                             36 Credits     

Students who enrolled in this program are required to take major courses and earn a minimum GPA of 2.00.  Students are required to take 36 credits from business core course as follows:

IBM 110 ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 120 BUSINESS ECONOMICS 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 151 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 152 BUSINESS STATISTICS 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 170 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 230 BUSINESS FINANCE
(Prerequisite: IBM 110)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 255 PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 311 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
(Prerequisite: IBM 110)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 312 BUSINESS TAXATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 360 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 380 BUSINESS LAW 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 458 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 170, IBM 230, and IBM 255)
3 (3-0-6) Credits

2.2 Major Required Courses                                                       33 Credits     

Students are required to take 33 credits from the major required courses as follows:

IBM 253 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 254 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 262 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 271 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
(Prerequisite: IBM 170)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 331 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
(Prerequisite: IBM 230)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 340 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 356 BUSINESS RESEARCH
(Prerequisite: IBM 152)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 357 QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS DECISION MAKING
(Prerequisite: IBM 152)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 359 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
(Prerequisite: IBM 170)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 361 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 462 BUSINESS PROJECT MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 170 and IBM 230)
3 (3-0-6) Credits

2.3 Major Elective Courses                    at least                          15 Credits

Students are required to select one of the following plans:

IBM 337 BRAND MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 170)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 341 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE 3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 371 SERVICE MARKETING
(Prerequisite: IBM 271)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 372 CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
(Prerequisite: IBM 170)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 392 SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 1
(Prerequisite: passed at least 9 credits of required courses)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 463 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
(Prerequisite: IBM 271)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 464 CHANGE MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 465 IMPORT AND EXPORT MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 466 LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 151)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 467 MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ASIA COUNTRIES
(Prerequisite: IBM 262)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 468 CURRENT ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite: IBM 262)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 469 SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
(Prerequisite: IBM 262)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 490 SEMINAR IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
(Prerequisite:  IBM 262)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 493 SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 2
(Prerequisite:  passed at least 12 credits of major required courses)
3 (3-0-6) Credits
IBM 494 SERVICE LEARNING
(Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses)
3 (1-4-4) Credits
IBM 496 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
(Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses)
9 (0-40-20) Credits
IBM 497 INTERNSHIP
(Prerequisite: passed at least 24 credits of major required courses)
6 (0-18-9) Credits

3. Free Elective Courses               at least                                      6 Credits

Students must select additional 6 credits hours from among the courses offered by other departments in the International College.