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2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business MS

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Advisor: Manuel G. Serapio, Jr.
Telephone: 303-315-8436
E-mail: Manuel.Serapio@ucdenver.edu



Wayne Cascio, PhD, University of Rochester
Lawrence Cunningham, DBA, University of Tennessee
John Ruhnka, JD/LLM, Yale School of Law/Cambridge University

Associate Professors:
L. Ann Martin, PhD, University of Minnesota
Kang RaeCho, PhD, University of Washington
Manuel Serapio, PhD, University of Illinois

Senior Instructors:
John Byrd, PhD, University of Oregon
John Turner, PhD, St. Louis University

Chen Ji, MS, University of Colorado
Mary Lee Stansifer, PhD, Northwestern University

Merrily Kautt, PhD-ABD, University of Colorado Denver


The Master of Science in International Business prepares individuals for careers in international business or with international organizations.

The MS program in International Business requires the completion of the following:


Prerequisites (3 hours)

Complete 1 of the following courses:  BUSN 6520, BUSN 6550, BUSN 6560, or BUSN 6640. (Note: BUSN 6550 is an enforced prerequisite for BUSN 6640)  Prerequisite choices should be based on course choices in the International Specialization and the International Core courses below.  (Advisors will evaluate transcripts for possible prerequisite waivers)

Students who choose to take classes in the international specializations below that require prerequisites not previously met, may be required to take additional courses.  Completion of prerequisite courses is in addition to the 30 hour MS in International Business.  Meeting prerequisites is the responsibility of the student.

B. International Functional Core (6 hours)

Complete 1 course from the International Marketing/Managment Specialization list below and complete 1 course from the International Finance/Accounting Specialization list below.

C. International Specialization (9 hours)

Students must complete one of the specializations below: (two specializations may not be completed)

D. International Elective (6 hours)

Complete any course numbered 6000 or higher with an INTB prefix OR any graduate level business course that is cross-listed with an INTB prefix including travel study courses.  May also select from the following:  ACCT 6430 International Taxation, ENTP 6826 International Entrepreneurship, or ISMG 6420 Global Enterprise Systems.

E. Free Elective (3 hours)

Complete any graduate business BUSN course numbered 6800 or higher OR any graduate business course numbered 6000 or higher with a prefix of ACCT, DSCI, ENTP, FNCE, INTB, ISMG, MGMT, MKTG. Note: student who require additional BUSN courses as prerequisites may petition to count one BUSN prerequisite course as a free elective.  Please contact grad.advising@ucdenver.edu for the petition form.

Total 30 hours (plus any needed prerequisites)

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