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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH A MAJOR IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
IN THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006


Dean George Gau of the Red McCombs School of Business has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following proposed changes to the degree requirements in international business in the Red McCombs School of Business chapter in The Undergraduate Catalog, 2004-2006. The faculty of the school approved the proposed changes on November 5, 2003. The dean approved the changes and submitted them to the secretary on November 7, 2003. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on December 5, 2003, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on December 11, 2003. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on February 26, 2004, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by noon on March 5, 2004.


<Signed>

Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council


This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/) on February 27, 2004. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.

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PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH A MAJOR IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
IN THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2004-2006


On page 53, under the heading DEGREES, in the section PROGRAM DEGREE REQUIREMENTS, in the Red McCombs School of Business chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2002-2004, make the following changes:


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

{No changes to the introductory paragraph.}

The requirements of this program are

1. The Bachelor of Business Administration degree requirements on pages 47-49.

2. Twelve semester hours of coursework beyond the freshman level in a foreign language associated with the area studies specialization the student chooses to fulfill requirement [5] 6 below. Six of the twelve required hours must be at the upper-division level.

3. International Business 350 and 378.

4. Six semester hours chosen from the following courses: Finance 376, International Business 372, Legal Environment of Business 370 (Topic 5: The Law and the Multinational Corporation), and Marketing 372 (Topic 4: International Marketing).

5. A three-semester-hour business elective.

[5.] 6. Nine semester hours of upper-division coursework in one of the following area studies fields: Latin American studies; Middle Eastern studies; Asian studies; Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies; or European studies.

[6.] 7. All international business majors must study abroad for at least one semester or summer session at an institution approved by the Red McCombs School of Business. Students must complete the equivalent of at least six semester hours during their study abroad period. Credit earned abroad may be used to fulfill other degree requirements if appropriate.

[7.] 8. Additional elective coursework, if necessary, to provide a total of at least [121] 120 semester hours.


RATIONALE: Business students are required to complete a minimum of 48 semester hours to earn a BBA. The removal of Finance 354 from the business core reduced the number of business hours in this degree plan to 46. The addition of a business elective is required for the IB degree plan to meet the school requirements.

The deletion of BA 102 decreased the total hours to 120.