Global Business Leadership

Major Concentration Alternatives

Global Business Leadership Major:

  • May choose the three electives from all GBUS 300-level courses and one elective from 88 business-related classes provided by 13 other departments
  • Through advising, we will help students shape electives for various post-graduate options

Global Business Leadership Major with Marketing Concentration:

  • 321 Marketing Theories, Concepts and Practices – Required part of the foundational classes
  • 325 Global Marketing – Required
  • Electives in GBUS:
    • 322 Product and Brand Management
    • 323 Consumer Behavior
    • 324 Digital Marketing
  • Non-GBUS electives:
    • ART 218 Introduction to Computer Art
    • ART 233G Computer Art: Visual Narrative
    • ART 233S Digital Media: Movement
    • COMM 225 Argumentation and Advocacy
    • COMM 245 Introduction to Media Writing
    • COMM 247 Advanced Media Writing
    • COMM 250 Effective Listening
    • COMM 308 Rhetoric of Advertising
    • ECON 320 Market Structures and Firm Strategy
    • ENGL 315A Writing in Business
    • PSYC 309C Cross-cultural Psychology
    • PSYC 309Q Cognition in a Digital Age

Global Business Leadership Major with Nonprofit and Social Innovation Concentration:

  • GBUS 332D Business and Public Policy – Required
  • GBUS 310 Nonprofit/NGO/Social Enterprise Management – Required
  • Elective in GBUS:
    • GBUS 303 Leadership and Organizational Behavior **
    • GBUS 311 Human Resources **
    • GBUS 321 Marketing
    • GBUS 330 International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior

**Students would be required to take one of these two classes from the GBUS Core.

  • Non-GBUS electives:
    • ART 218 Introduction to Computer Art
    • COMM 245 Introduction to Media Writing
    • ECON 314 Economics of Financial Institutions and Markets
    • ECON 323 Economics of the Public Sector
    • ECON 325 Political Economy of Gender and Race
    • ENGL 315A Writing in Business
    • HIST 369 Gender in U.S. History
    • PCST 347 Human Rights
    • PCST 348 Social Change
    • PCST 352 Race and Racism in the U.S.
    • PCST 368J Nongovernmental Organizations
    • PCST 368N Introduction to Nonprofits
    • PHIL 324 Business Ethics
    • POLS 223 Comparative Politics
    • POLS 337 Theory of Public Policy
    • POLS 338 Public Sector
    • POLS 350E Comparative Health Care Policy
    • POLS 353 International Law and Organization
    • SOCI 326 Cultural Thought and Meaning
    • SOCI 333 Sociology of Medicine and Health Care
    • SOCI 337B Wealth and Poverty

Global Business Leadership Major with Supply Chain Management Concentration:

  • GBUS 341 Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • GBUS electives:
    • GBUS 342 Advanced Computer Applications
    • GBUS 343 Information Systems and Security Concerns in Global Business
    • GBUS 368 Sustainable Business
    • GBUS 345 Sourcing and Logistics Management
  • Non-GBUS electives:
    • ECON 316 Asian Economies
    • ECON 318 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
    • SOCI 349 Environmental Anthropology
Contact the Global Business Leadership Department
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Mary Jepperson
Chair, Global Business Leadership
SJU 218 Simons
320-363-2031