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International Business

Our world needs business professionals who live lives marked by uncompromising Christlike values, dedication and compassion. At Cornerstone University, a major in international business prepares students for positions requiring business and leadership skills or graduate education.

Program Learning Outcomes

The international business program reflects our commitment to developing students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Specialized Knowledge

Understand the international marketplace from internal, external and Christian worldview perspectives, including market roles and realities; economic theory and forces; management strategies; price system/consumer behavior; supply/demand; domestic and international regulation/marketplace; management (four functions); marketing in contemporary society; and financial/accounting statements.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the international economic environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the international business environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of international marketing practices.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the complexities of business management practices.
02

Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

Demonstrate ethical leadership and proficiency in analyzing, organizing and executing international business strategy through interpretive, interactive and innovative marketplace action in response to internal and external environments. This includes knowledge of analytic tools (gather/gain meaning from data); effective business communication methodology (oral, written and other industry-specific); business plan artifacts (financial, etc.); marketing strategy (five Ps); teamwork; leadership; and innovation/entrepreneurship.

  • Demonstrate the ability to research and analyze international business issues.
  • Communicate the results of research and analysis effectively.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create an international business strategy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create an international marketing strategy.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with others in a team to accomplish goals and objectives.
03

Intellectual Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Civic and Global Learning

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.

05

Biblical Worldview Integration

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.

Throughout my years at CU, I not only had the connections to call Cornerstone my second home but also the most wonderful professors who genuinely showed an interest in my educational life. I am proud to have had an academic and spiritual journey at Cornerstone.

Julia Ghosh (’19)

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.