As a Business Administration - International Business and Logistics student, you will develop:
1) A practical balance of theoretical knowledge, experiential learning, strong ethical values, and global leadership skills;
2) The ability to apply this knowledge, values and skills to the needs of the global maritime and transportation industries; and
3) The written and oral communication, and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed as the next generation of leaders in the global maritime and transportation industries.
As an ABS student, you:
• Gain an understanding of the key issues in maritime policy and international business and logistics;
• Understand the importance of environment and geography to the maritime policy and business worlds;
• Think critically about the key issues in the maritime policy field and transportation industry;
• Acquire the ability to analyze and develop new and innovative solutions to emerging challenges in the maritime world;
• Have the ability to use and understand mathematical and statistical tools relevant to the maritime policy and management fields;
• Analyze and solve complex problems within the maritime policy and transportation fields;
• Assess and analyze the appropriateness of information within maritime policy and management fields;
• Articulate and analyze, both verbally and in writing, the current issues facing the maritime policy and management fields, and can develop appropriate solutions;
• Select and use appropriate technologies in research projects and presentations, and understand the importance of technology in their future careers;
• Develop an ethical awareness of key social, business and policy issues and hold themselves to high personal and professional ethical standards;
• Understand the importance of cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding, and develop a sense of civic responsibility and global stewardship; and
• Develop teamwork and leadership skills.
• Can think critically in analyzing situations, by examining data, work products and research results, critiquing objectively, and synthesizing information from a variety of sources;
• Are prepared to communicate effectively in business situations orally, in writing, in presentations, and using modern electronic and multimedia technology | Students gain ability to design and professionally perform major research projects, and identify and evaluate research done by others;
• Can use mathematical, computer, and communication technology effectively in business settings, and to develop and apply innovative technological solutions on their own;
• Develop an awareness of professional ethical conduct both academic, individual, and in business; concepts of social responsibility; empathy; and fairness corporate and individual;
• Obtain international experience and perspective through co-curricular activities, cross-disciplinary study, and active learning experiences; and
• Can lead a team project or activity, showing responsibility, professional behavior, and mentoring skills.
The California State University Maritime Academy has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS, USA.
The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in International Business and Logistics
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This Degree's List of Courses Required for Graduation (sample for prospective students)
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