Students in the Baker Organization Observation for Knowledge (BOOK) program research the organizations where they serve as interns and then present their experience before judges who award a cash prize. Read More
A degree in business, accounting, economics or international business will prepare you to join the workforce or to pursue an advanced degree in business or law school.
World-class faculty, top students and an innovative curriculum are the hallmarks of Baker's Business and Economics Department.
Students are encouraged to pursue research and present it at the Missouri Valley Economics Association.
Lowell Jacobsen, Rhodes Professor of International Business, received the Mike Wood Presidential Citation of Merit in recognition of his service to the International Relations Council. Read More
Alan Grant, professor of business and economics, won the Economist Educators Best in Class Teaching Award, which honors innovative teaching at the introductory level. Read More
Business Students Excel Nationally
Students in Baker's business policy class placed in the top 9% nationally on the ETS Major Field Test for business majors. Senior Eric Hendricks scored in the top 3%. Read More
International Business Programs
The Department of Business and Economics offers a major in international business. Minors are available in business, accounting and economics. Those interested in the study of international business may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Major in International Business
All students majoring in accounting, business or international business must complete a common core of classes emphasizing fundamental concepts in business and economics.
The following common core courses are required:
The major in international business provides students with a solid foundation in business and economics fundamentals common to all countries and cultures while emphasizing the importance of cultural, linguistic, institutional and legal differences that are encountered when business is conducted on a global scale.
The following courses are required:
All majors in international business must meet the University’s world language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Candidates for the B.A. in international business must complete an additional 3 hours in a world language.
International business majors also have the option of substituting an internship for one of the international business concentration classes. Undertaking an internship or coursework outside the United States is highly encouraged.
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.