Why study Management: International Management at APSU?
The concentration in International Management is recommended to students interested in careers involving international travel and global commerce. As the world continues to resemble a global village through increased globalization and advances in global communications, transportation, manufacturing, finance, and marketing activities, multinational employment opportunities also expand. No minor is required of students completing this concentration although a minor in a foreign language and participation in an international internship or an international study abroad program is strongly encouraged.
What will I learn?
The Freshmen Seminar degree requirement completed by most students is APSU 1000. The course is delivered in a small-class setting with like-minded students led by a faculty member and a peer leader. The interdisciplinary course is intended to support first-semester students and provide them with a foundation for university success. Emphasis is placed on student engagement, university learning success strategies, support services, library literacy, financial literacy, and academic and career planning. The first class meeting of APSU 1000 during fall semesters is on Freshmen Convocation Day.
The general education core is designed to develop critical competencies in written communication, oral communication, mathematical analysis, and critical thinking skills. Students at APSU select coursework in the general education core in the areas of Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics. While the general education core requirements for graduation can be met by choosing courses from each of these areas, some programs of study require lower division courses that serve as prerequisites for upper division courses. Students should consult the sample 4-year plans and confer with their academic advisors as they choose their general education core courses.
What engagement opportunities are available to APSU students?
APSU fosters a positive campus environment that encourages active participation in university life. Organizations and honor societies in which students can engage are …………..coming soon
APSU students engage in HIP curricular and co-curricular experiences that advance their learning and knowledge. Opportunities include first-year seminar, first-year learning communities, common reading experience 'The Peay Read', undergraduate research, study abroad, service and community-based learning, internships, e-portfolio development, and capstone courses & projects.
What do Management: International Management majors do after graduation?
Employment options include placement with a multinational corporation (MNC), a domestic bank with international interests, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, the Peace Corps, the United Nations, or any number of other institutions with global interests and obligations. The International Management concentration also provides excellent undergraduate preparation for advanced graduate work in international business.