College of Social and Behavioral Science David Eccles School of Business S.J. Quinney College of Law


M.S. in International Affairs and Global Enterprise

  • Possess the knowledge and the skills to analyze global and geographic area-specific social, legal, political and economic issues. Evaluated through (1) a comprehensive exam and (2) a final capstone project that may involve a business analysis or an extensive analysis of a global issue, before graduation is approved.
  • Foster multicultural understanding of the various environments within which global organizations function. Evaluated each semester in the core courses and on the comprehensive exam and final capstone project, before graduation is approved.
  • Communicate in at least two international languages (including English). Evaluated by Department of Languages and Literature before graduation is approved.
  • Demonstrate the skills to analyze global socio-political-economic trends and phenomena (and local ones in a global context) with respect to their potential impacts on the operations of global enterprises. Evaluated each semester in the required core courses.

    Evaluated on the comprehensive exam and final capstone project, before graduation is approved.

  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze the interaction of the foregoing forces with internal objectives and operations from the perspective of each of the following types of global enterprise: for-profit firms, not-for-profit NGOs, and government agencies. Evaluated each semester in the required core courses. Evaluated on the comprehensive exam and final capstone project, before graduation is approved.
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out and interpret the implications of quantitative and qualitative analysis appropriate to support of the above managerial tasks. Evaluated each semester in the required core courses. Evaluated on the comprehensive exam and the final capstone paper, before graduation is approved.