DEGREE CONFERRED

Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business Management)

B.B.A. (International Business Management)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Assumption University confers the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business Management upon students who meet all of the following requirements:

  • Have completed the total number of credits of the curriculum
  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00
  • Have participated in 16 sessions of the Professional Ethics Seminar
  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University
  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline
  • Have to meet the minimum English Proficiency requirement specified in one of the following criteria

Test Instruments

Required Passing Scores

AU English Proficiency Assessment

OR

70%*

TOEFL (iBT)

OR

90

TOEFL (P)

OR

575

IELTS

6.5

*70% = Level B2 in Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR)

OBJECTIVES

To produce graduates who have the characteristics, knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Morally sound, committed to acting justly and open to further growth.
  • Knowledgeable of the principles and theories in the functional areas and able to apply with respect to international business,
  • Possess analytical tools and practical knowledge to acquire proficiency in international business from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Able to apply analytical tools and conceptual frameworks logical and critical thinking skills to solve business problems.
  • Able to work as a team and motivate others to work.
  • Have positive attitude, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, IT skills and entrepreneurial skills.

COURSES

General Education Courses 40 Credits

Language

Language Courses    15 Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 2000

English III

3

BG 2001

English IV

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1405

Thai Language and Culture (for non-Thai students)

3

or

 

 

GE 1408

Thai Usage (for international students)

3

Specialized Courses 93 Credits

Business Core

Business Core Courses      48 Credits

ACT 1600

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

3

ACT 2620

Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting

3

SA 1201

Statistics I

3

BG 1400

Business Law I

3

BG 1401

Business Law II 

3

SA 2200

Statistics II

3

MIS 1221

Computer Literacy

0

MIS 2111

Introduction to Management Information Systems

3

MIS 2221

Quantitative Analysis Tools

0

FIN 2201

Principles of Finance

3

FIN 3101

Corporate Finance

3

IBM 2201

International Business Environment

3

MGT 2900

Principles of Management

3

MGT 3905

Operations Management

3

MGT 3907

Business Communication

3

MGT 3940

Business Research Methodology

3

MGT 4914

Entrepreneurship

3

MKT 2280

Principles of Marketing

3

Concentration Courses

Students must choose one of the three following plans as their concentration courses.

                Plan A: Major Concentration Courses                                                                              15 Credits

                or

                Plan B: Business Concentration Courses                                                                         15 Credits

                or           

                Plan C: Major Elective Courses / Foreign Language Courses                                             15 Credits

Plan A

PLAN A – Major Concentration Courses   15 credits

Students pursuing PLAN A must select the concentrations in the major area and study the five specified courses.           

International Marketing

International Marketing

IBM 3111

International Buyer Behavior

3

IBM 3212

International Marketing Communications

3

IBM 3213

International Pricing Strategy

3

IBM 4114

Global Supply Chain Management

3

IBM 4115

Global Product and Brand Planning

3

Cross Cultural Business Studies

Cross Cultural Business Studies

Language I

Chinese (CN0400), Japanese (JA0723), French (FR1500)

3

Language II

Chinese (CN1400), Japanese (JA1700), French (FR1501)

3

IBM 3221

Cross Cultural Communication, Conflict and Negotiation

3

IBM 4122

Small Business Internationalization and Growth  

3

IBM 4123

Global Context of Business

3

Free Elective Course     9 Credits

Students can take free elective courses of 9 credits which are offered by their faculty or by the different faculties up on completion of the prerequisites. However, they are certain courses that the Martin De Tours School of Management and Economics does not allow the students to enroll as follows:

Subject Code

Subject Name

BG 1112 or GE 1202 or

GE 1207

General Psychology

Fundamental Psychology

BG 1203

Fundamentals of Statistics

BG 1402 or

GE 1203

Business, Society and Government

Society, Politics and Economics

ECO 2220

Introduction to Economics

ECO 2531

Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 2541

Principles of Macroeconomics

GE 1101

Thai Civilization

GE 1203

Society, Politics and Economics

GE 1404

 

Thai Culture and Tradition (For Comm. Arts Students only) = BG 1405 Thai Language and Culture

PC 3803 or

PC 3311 or

PC 3311

Personality Development

Personality and Social Interaction

Acting for Personality/Social Interaction

ACT 1601

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (For Arts Students)

ACT 1602

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting (For Science and Technology Students)

Subject with 1 or 2 credits

GS 1000   Use of Library

MA 1101  Applied Composition I

STUDY PLAN

First and Second Year (Freshmen and Sophomore)

During the freshmen year, all students in Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics pursue the same study plan consisting of general education courses and business core courses, which provide them with the basic knowledge on all the disciplines in business.  The study plan also prepares the students with adequate knowledge to select a concentration that suits his/her ability, background, and career preferences.

Third and Fourth Year (Junior and Senior)

During the junior and senior years, students who select the International Business Management Major follow the International Business Management program of studies:

  1. Ten Major Required Courses
  2. Five Concentration Courses

                          Plan A: Major Concentration Courses

                            or

                             Plan B: Business Concentration Courses

                          or

                             Plan C: Major Elective Courses / Foreign Language Courses

  1. Three Free Elective Courses

FIRST YEAR

First Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

BG 1001

English I

3

MA 1200

Mathematics for Business

3

SA 1201

Statistics I

3

BG 1400

Business Law I

3

GE 1204

Physical Education

1

GE 1301

Environmental Science

3

GE 1403

Communication in Thai (for Thai students)

3

 

Total

19

Second Semester

Code

Subjects

Credits

ACT 1600

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

3

BG 1002

English II

3

BG 1401

Business Law II                                  

3

SA 2200

Statistics II

3

ECO 2201

Microeconomics                                  

3

MIS 1221

Computer Literacy

3

MGT 1101

Introduction to Business

3

 

Total

18