European Union Business - Certificate
The Certificate in European Business is designed to provide Mays Business School undergraduate students seeking a BBA degree the opportunity to gain a better understanding of European business by studying its history, politics, language, and business models.
This certificate requires course work that can be integrated as part of the BBA business curriculum. A European Union (EU) international experience is also required along with demonstration of the ability to conduct business transactions in an EU language (other than English).
Students who pursue this certificate program must complete all requirements prior to graduation.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|One course on European business: 1||3|
|European Integration and Business 1|
|Select three of the following international business courses: 2||9|
|International Trade and Agriculture 3|
|International Agribusiness Marketing 3|
|Asian Business Environment|
|Latin American Markets|
|International Environment of Business|
|International Marketing: Study Abroad|
|Select three of the following electives focused on Europe:||9|
|Economic Development of Europe|
|Europe Since 1919|
|The Rise of the European Middle Class|
|European Intellectual History in the Twentieth Century|
|Women and Gender in Modern European History|
|Western European Government and Politics|
|The Politics of European Union|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||21|
IBUS 456 or another course that focuses specifically on conducting business in the European Union. Must have prior approval.
Three hours must be taken in the student's business major.
Approved European Union Experience
An approved international experience in an EU country: 1 month minimum. Options available include:
- Mays or university-wide reciprocal exchange program
- Mays or TAMU study abroad program or field trip.
- International internship (for IBUS 484 credit)
- Other study abroad or volunteer program (with prior approval)
Foreign Language Competence
To determine competence in a non-English European Union language, a student must pass an oral competency exam in their desired EU language as administered by a Mays faculty member, or pass a designated proficiency exam upon completion of the European Union experience.