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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 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

 

Social Science Courses                                                                                                                                  13 Credits

ECO 2201            Microeconomics                                                                                                                                 3

ECO 2202            Macroeconomics                                                                                                                                3

GE 1204               Physical Education                                                                                                                            1

GE 2202               Ethics                                                                                                                                                    3

MGT 1101           Introduction to Business                                                                                                                  3

 

Humanities Courses                                                                                                                                           6 Credits

GE 2101               World Civilization                                                                                                                            3

MGT 2404           Managerial Psychology                                                                                                                    3

 

Science and Mathematics Courses                                                                                                 6 Credits

MA 1200              Mathematics for Business                                                                                                                3

GE 1301               Environmental Science                                                                                                                    3

 

Specialized Courses 93 Credits

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

 

Major Required Courses                                                                                                                                       30 credits

FIN 4102             International Finance                                                                                                                        3

MKT 3620           Global Marketing                                                                                                                              3

IBM 3101             Cross Cultural Human Resource Management                                                                          3

IBM 3102             Export-Import Policy and Strategy                                                                                              3

IBM 3203             International Management                                                                                                               3

IBM 3204           Designing and Managing Global Operations                                                                     3

IBM 4105             Global Business Feasibility Analysis                                                                                            3

IBM 4106             International Business Research                                                                                                     3

IBM 4207             Special Topics in International Business                                                                                 3

IBM 4208             International Strategic Management                                                                                             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 – 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

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

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

 

PLAN B – Business Concentration Courses                                                                                                   15 credits

Students pursuing PLAN B must select a concentration in other business areas and study the five specified courses.

 

Accounting

ACT 3602            Intermediate Accounting I                                                                                                              3

ACT 3603            Intermediate Accounting II                                                                                                             3

ACT 3614            Taxation I                                                                                                                                            3

ACT 3622            Cost Accounting                                                                                                                                 3

ACT 3629            Profit Planning and Control                                                                                                           3

                              

Management Information Systems

MIS 3111             Business Process Management                                                                                                       3

MIS 3121             Database Systems                                                                                                                               3

MIS 4111             Information Systems Project Management                                                                                 3

MIS 4122             Business Intelligence                                                                                                                         3

MIS 4211             Information Systems Strategy, Management and Acquisition                                              3

 

Finance

FIN 3102              Business and Economic Analysis for Decision Making                                                          3

FIN 3201              Investment                                                                                                                                           3

FIN 3203              Bank Management                                                                                                                             3

FIN 3231              Financial Feasibility Planning                                                                                                        3

FIN 4101              Financial Management                                                                                                                     3

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management

HTM 3101           Introduction to Hospitality Management                                                                                    3

HTM 3102           Introduction to Tourism Management                                                                                         3

HTM 3103           Consumer Behavior in Hospitality and Tourism Industry                                                     3

HTM 3205           Marketing in Hospitality and Tourism                                                                                        3

HTM 3211           Food and Beverage Management                                                                                                  3

 

Marketing

MKT 3102           Integrated Marketing Communications                                                                                       3

MKT 3525           Sales Management                                                                                                                             3

MKT 3530           Consumer Behavior                                                                                                                           3

MKT 4725           Competitive Analysis and Strategy                                                                                               3

MKT 4730           Marketing Management                                                                                                                   3

 

Industrial Management and Logistics

IML 3201            Business Analytics                                                                                                                             3

IML 3203             Logistics and Supply Chain Management                                                                                   3

IML 3204             Industrial Safety and Risk Management                                                                                      3

IML 4201             Lean Manufacturing and Agile Supply Chain                                                                          3

IML 4203             Quality Management                                                                                                                         3

 

Business Economics: Managerial Track

ECO 2551            Introduction to Econometrics                                                                                                        3

ECO 2641            Intermediate Macroeconomics                                                                                                       3

ECO 2661            Managerial Economics                                                                                                                    3

ECO 3731            International Trade                                                                                                                           3

ECO 4761            Economics of Strategy                                                                                                                     3                             

PLAN C – Major Elective Courses / Foreign Language Courses                                                           15 credits

Students pursuing PLAN C must select any five major elective/foreign language courses.

ECO 3731            International Trade                                                                                                                            3

FIN 3231             Financial Feasibility Planning                                                                                                        3

IBM 3111             International Buyer Behavior                                                                                                         3

IBM 3131             Legal and Ethical Issues in International Business                                                                  3

IBM 3132             International Relations                                                                                                                     3

IBM 3212             International Marketing Communications                                                                                  3

IBM 3213             International Pricing Strategy                                                                                                        3

IBM 3221             Cross Cultural Communication, Conflict and Negotiation                                                    3

IBM 4114             Global Supply Chain Management                                                                                               3

IBM 4115             Global Product and Brand Planning                                                                                              3

IBM 4122             Small Business Internationalization and Growth                                                                      3

IBM 4134             International Services Marketing                                                                                                  3

IBM 4235             Seminar in International Business Management                                                                       3

IBM 4236            Individual Research                                                                                                                          3

IBM 4237             International Business Management Internship                                                                         3

MKT 3867           Social media and Online Marketing                                                                                             3

MKT 4726           Advertising and Creative Strategy                                                                                                3

MGT 3917           Innovation and Change Management                                                                                           3

MIS 3142             Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning                                                                           3

MIS 4112            Digital Marketing Technology                                                                                                    3

MIS 4114             Electronic Customer Relationship Management                                                                       3

 

Foreign Language Courses

Business Chinese

CN 0400               Chinese for Beginners I                                                                                                                   3

CN 1400               Introduction to Chinese                                                                                                                    3

CN 1401               Chinese I                                                                                                                                              3

CN 2401               Chinese II                                                                                                                                             3

CN 2402               Chinese III                                                                                                                                           3

 

Business French

FR 1500                Introduction to French                                                                                                                     3

FR 1501                French I                                                                                                                                                                3

FR 2501                French II                                                                                                                                              3

FR 3537                Communicative skills in French                                                                                                    3

FR 3538               Basic business French                                                                                                                       3

 

Business Japanese

JA 0723                Reading and Writing Japanese Script                                                                                           3

JA 1700                Introduction to Japanese                                                                                                                  3

JA 1701                Japanese I                                                                                                                                             3

JA 2701                Japanese II                                                                                                                                           3

JA 2702                Japanese III                                                                                                                                          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                                                                                                                            0

MGT 1101       Introduction to Business                                                                                                                  3

                            Total                                                                                                                                                      18

 

SECOND YEAR

First Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

ACT 2620        Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting                                                                                   3

BG 2000           English III                                                                                                                                           3

ECO 2202        Macroeconomics                                                                                                                                3

MIS 2111         Introduction to Management Information Systems                                                                  3

MGT 2404       Managerial Psychology                                                                                                                    3

MGT 2900       Principles of Management                                                                                                               3

                            Total                                                                                                                                                      18

Second Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

BG 2001           English IV                                                                                                                                           3

FIN 2201          Principles of Finance                                                                                                                        3

GE 2101           World Civilization                                                                                                                             3

GE 2202           Ethics                                                                                                                                                    3

IBM 2201         International Business Environment                                                                                             3

MKT 2280       Principles of Marketing                                                                                                                   3

                            Total                                                                                                                                                      18

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

MIS 2221         Quantitative Analysis Tools                                                                                                            0

MGT 3905       Operations Management                                                                                                                  3

FIN 3101          Corporate Finance                                                                                                                             3

MKT 3620       Global Marketing                                                                                                                               3

IBM 3101       Cross Cultural Human Resource Management                                                                         3

IBM 3102        Export-Import Policy and Strategy                                                                                            3

                            One Plan A or Plan B or Plan C Course                                                                                     3

                            Total                                                                                                                                                      18

Second Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

IBM 3203         International Management                                                                                                               3

IBM 3204         Designing and Managing Global Operations                                                                             3

MGT 3907       Business Communication                                                                                                 3

MGT 3940       Business Research Methodology                                                                                                    3

                            One Plan A or Plan B or Plan C Course                                                                                     3

                            One Plan A or Plan B or Plan C Course                                                                                     3

                                            Total                                                                                                                                      18

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

FIN 4102          International Finance                                                                                                                        3

IBM 4105         Global Business Feasibility Analysis                                                                                            3

IBM 4106         International Business Research                                                                                                     3

                            One Plan A or Plan B or Plan C Course                                                                                     3

                            One Plan A or Plan B or Plan C Course                                                                                     3

                                            Total                                                                                                                                      18

Second Semester

Code                                                    Subjects                                                                                                               Credits

IBM 4207         Special Topics in International Business                                                                                          3

IBM 4208        International Strategic Management                                                                                            3

MGT 4914       Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                               3

                            One Free Elective Course                                                                                                                3

                            One Free Elective Course                                                                                                                3

                                            Total                                                                                                                                      15