Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business

General

Program Description

An international business and management program entirely delivered in English.

An international business and management program entirely delivered in English, with the possibility to spend the first semester in the BBA third year in an American, a European or a Japanese university.

Why join this program?

  1. The fundamentals of economics, management, and ethics
    In addition to economics and management courses, students have the opportunity to take ethics and philosophy courses that will enable them to mature a responsible management practice and attitude that is informed by personal observation.
  2. The student at the heart of the pedagogical project
    A teaching supervisor per school year, in charge of the monitoring and support of each student | 3 mandatory annual meetings for academic and personal monitoring and the construction of the professional project, in stages | human-size school years; TD groups of max. 35 students; in foreign languages, groups of about 20 students | 2 specialized options offered in the 3rd year: management and finance.
  3. Professionalization, from the first years of studies
    A person responsible for the students’ professionalization and relationship with companies, that assists the students in their search for internships and the construction of a professional project | a mandatory internship in the 3rd year (280 hours minimum), possible in the 1st and 2nd year depending on the student's project.
  4. International mobility and intercultural openness
    Two courses of the International Business Management & Ethics program will allow students to experience other cultures. The language of exchange between students is mainly English. 2 compulsory foreign languages to choose from English, German, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Hungarian, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese.
Gaining a deep understanding the problems that customers face is how you build products that provide value and grow. It all starts with a conversation. You have to let go of your assumptions so you can listen with an open mind and understand what’s actually important to them. That way you can build something that makes their life better. Something they actually want to buy.

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Program

1st Year

  • Principles of management
  • Business statistics
  • Computer sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Introduction to information system management
  • Ethics
  • English rhetoric and dissertation
  • Intensive English course
  • Foreign language (German or Spanish or French)

2nd Year

  • Principles of accounting
  • Microeconomic principles
  • Macroeconomic principles
  • Marketing principles
  • Philosophy
  • Business and professional speaking
  • Business ethics
  • Foreign language (German or Spanish or French)
  • Career planning
  • Preparation to the TOEFL [The TOEFL is compulsory at the end of the second year of the BBA]

3rd Year

  • Business law
  • Principles of finance
  • Business communication
  • Foreign language (German or Spanish or French)
  • Cross-cultural course or French civilization
  • Internship or venture creation (French or English)

1 choice between 2 majors

  • Major Global management:
    • Business intelligence and strategic management
    • Operations management
    • Supply chain management
    • Market research
  • Major Finance:
    • Financial statement analysis
    • Managerial accounting
    • Accounting intermediate
    • Budget and cost control

Career Opportunities

  • International business
  • International management
  • Business communication
  • Finance
  • Accounting

Admission criteria

  • Admission in BBA first year: hold a baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • Admission in BBA second or third year: hold a French or a foreign first or second-year university degree in economics and business
  • TOEFL score of 79 or higher / IELTS score of 6.0 or higher

Fees

Registration fees: 120€

Tuition fees: 6,280€/year

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Founded in 1875, the Catholic University of the West is one of the oldest universities in the Great West and a benchmark player in higher education and research today. A multidisciplinary university w ... Read More

Founded in 1875, the Catholic University of the West is one of the oldest universities in the Great West and a benchmark player in higher education and research today. A multidisciplinary university with 8 campuses in the West and overseas, UCO offers some 10,500 students and many auditors more than 100 training courses. Read less