Bachelor of Science in Global Business Studies online

Prepare for a career in the international marketplace with a global view of business. Gain lucrative data skills in international rules and regulations in this online Bachelor of Science in Global Business Studies program.

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Program Overview

Discover the advantages of our online Bachelor of Science in Global Business Studies

$43,200 Total Tuition
Varies Duration
120* Credit Hours

Zoom out for an international perspective of business with the concepts you learn in the multidisciplinary online Bachelor of Science in Global Business Studies. You will sharpen your data analysis skills, gain understanding of the supply chain, and learn applicable international rules and regulations.

The prestigious William Paterson global business faculty includes well-known, published scholars and is renowned for its collective transnational business expertise.

Acquire the latest wisdom and an applied approach to global business, not just theory. This program is distinguished from those at other colleges by its emphasis on data skills in international rules and regulations. Expand and advance your career in international commerce and prepare for international social mobility.

Graduates of the BS in Global Business Studies will:

  • Apply international trade theories to real life trade examples and assess the impact of trade policies on economic welfare
  • Apply economic development theories and assess the impact of development policies on economic welfare
  • Analyze the working of the international capital markets
  • Evaluate the marketing strategies of a transnational firm
  • Evaluate the logistics strategies of a transnational firm
  • Evaluate the management strategies of a transnational firm
  • Apply international trade theories to real life trade examples and assess the impact of trade policies on economic welfare
  • Apply economic development theories and assess the impact of development policies on economic welfare
  • Analyze the working of the international capital markets
  • Evaluate the marketing strategies of a transnational firm
  • Evaluate the logistics strategies of a transnational firm
  • Evaluate the management strategies of a transnational firm

Career opportunities:

  • International/global positions in supply chain
  • Data analysis
  • Export documentation
  • Consulting logistics
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Consulting 
  • International/global positions in supply chain
  • Data analysis
  • Export documentation
  • Consulting logistics
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Consulting 

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William Paterson University offers a variety of specialized bachelor's degrees. Check out all of our online undergraduate programs. In addition, we have minors available to help you meet your undergraduate credit requirements by integrating coursework that enriches your educational experience.

$360 Per Credit Hour
120 Credit Hours

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Tuition

An online BS in Global Business Studies makes financial sense

Online undergraduate programs from William Paterson University offer affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Tuition breakdown:

$43,200 Total Tuition
$360 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$360 Per Credit Hour

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William Paterson University online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

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Admissions

Here is how to apply for this Global Business Studies Bachelor's Degree

At WP, we've streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly. Please note all requirements for admission to the BS in Global Business Studies online program, including required documents and where to send them.

The requirements include:

  • Online application
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Must be at least four years post high school

You must meet the following requirements for admission to this BS online program:

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Students must be 4 years post-high school or 2 years post-high school and have earned 60 or more college credits.
  • Official transcripts from each college attended or high school transcript if no prior college experience
  • Complete online application and submit $50 application fee
  • Applicants must be at least 2 years post high school to enroll in our WP Online accelerated programs.

Official transcripts, test scores, and other documents should be sent from the granting institutions to:

Email address: [email protected]

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Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Services
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Wayne, NJ 07470

Courses

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For the BS in Global Business Studies online, you must complete 39 credit hours of core business courses, 18 credit hours of core global business studies courses, and three credit hours of global business studies electives. Additional University Core Curriculum and elective credits will be required to complete the 120-credit BS degree. You may transfer up to 90 approved credit hours to decrease cost and time to completion.

Students must completed the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introductory course in the fundamental principles of accounting, the theory of debit and credit, account classification, preparation of working papers, adjusting, closing, reversing entries, and preparation of basic financial statements. Use of spreadsheet and word processing computer applications.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduces basic concepts of cost accounting and the use of accounting as a decision-making tool for management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course discusses the basic economic principles related to the behavior of individual agents. the main topics include the following: 1) Opportunity Cost, 2) Demand and supply analysis, 3) consumer theory, 4) Production and costs, 5) Profit maximization, 6) Market structure ( perfect comptetition , monopoly, monoplistic competition, and oligopoly), 7) Market failure and the distribution of income ad 8) International trade and exchange rates.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Included in this course are the topics of descriptive statistics (collection and presentation of data, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, dispersion, and skewness); sampling and probability, and an introduction to statistical inference.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is a continuation of ECON 2100 Business Statistics I. Topics covered include one-sample and two-sample tests of hypothesis, ANOVA, simple and multiple linear regression, and nonparametric methods such as Chi-square applications and the analysis of ranked data. Optional topics are index numbers, time series and forecasting, quality control, and an introduction to decision theory.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the basic principles and practices of the financial management of private business corporations. The course provides an operational framework for financial analysis, planning, and forecasting, along with profit analysis and financial control for today’s business world.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Designed to familiarize students with the legal system with particular emphasis on the court system and administrative agents. Also includes examination of substantive areas such as antitrust, bankruptcy, corporate law, partnership, and securities regulations.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduces basic principles, policies, problems, and successful methods of business organization and management. Emphasizes management’s ability to analyze, plan, coordinate, and control the varied activities of production, personnel, finance, and marketing. Also examines social responsibility and environmental factors affecting business policy and operation.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to increase awareness of values, ethics, beliefs and attitudes, and how they relate to issues of sustainability. It will pay special attention to the manner in which corporations can become agents of injustice and inequality in society, and conversely, how they can be transformed by individual actors and by institutional reforms. This course will also analyze sustainability at the institutional level, focusing on socially and structurally imbedded nature of corporate actions. This is a writing intensive course.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Techniques and methods employed by managers to plan and control manufacturing and other operating systems are emphasized. Application of quantitative methods and various analytical techniques are stressed for operating system design, planning, control, problem solutions, productivity, inventory, scheduling, quality and capacity management, control system development, new technology evaluation, and transportation problems.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This three credit course represents a case study approach to business decision-making that integrates functional and organizational disciplines. It examines a series of complex industrial situations in depth to determine, in each instance, the strategy and policies a firm should follow for its long-run survival. Some sections of this course are writing intensive.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Major emphasis on techniques for solving business problems, the development of marketing policies, and the sale of consumer and industrial products. Various marketing decisions are examined with respect to product planning, channels of distribution, promotion activity, selling and sales management, pricing, and international marketing.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides the historical and empirical background necessary to understand the complexity of the current global economy and to make inferences about some of the contemporary issues in the global economic environment. The course will include research and policy discussions on trade, finance, immigration, labor laws, multinational corporations, environment and economic growth and development
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Financial management of a multinational enterprise. Topics include foreign exchange risk, political risk, long-run investment and financing decisions, working capital management, and valuation of operations and taxation. Also, investigation of the local and global interactions of multinational corporations with diverse cultures and societies.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Covers the theory, techniques, and management of physical supply and distribution. Emphasis is placed on organization, route structure, equipment management, scheduling, control operations, inventory management, and other macro- and micro-logistics. Students must deal with U.S. government regulations, industry trends and relations, technological development, and corporate strategy.
Students must choose one elective course.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the trends, theories, and policies of trade using a global perspective. Emphasis will be on the relationship between disparities and differences among cultures and their impact on trade. In particular, the course uses a comparative perspective to analyze principle concepts and theories of trade, trade policies, and the interactions between trade, culture, and the environment
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts, issues and sources of economic and social growth and development in developing countries. Particular emphaisis will be placed on the functioning of developing countries’ in Africa, Asia and the Middle East versus the developed countries’ economies in Europe and the United States, their interactions and on the appropriate policies to promote developement at both domestic and global levels
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A comprehensive examination of the problems and opportunities of international marketing. Provides for in-depth study of international marketing decision requirements, including strategic planning, cultural analysis, and other related topics.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Provides a framework for the analysis of international management problems. Defines the nature of the international, multi-national, and transnational company. Also examines the evolution of these types of enterprises, develops a model of a multinational firm in a dynamic global setting, and provides a bridge among the disciplines of economics, sociology, political science, and international management.
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