Program Overview (2015 edition)
This program aims at cultivating high-quality talents who are developed morally, intellectually and physically, and are well-equipped with theoretical knowledge of modern economics and management, and professional skills of international business. Students are required to be familiar with the rules prevailing in international business, relevant international regulations and international business cultures, in order to adapt to economic globalization and the development of regional economic integration, and to have a broad vision and innovative entrepreneurial spirit when facing international markets. Graduates of this program can competent for works, including international business management, business planning, legal consulting and policy researching, in multinational companies, foreign economic and trade sectors as well as government agencies.
II. Characteristics and Requirements
According to the needs of social and economic development and the guiding ideology of our university, this program combines teaching with scientific researching, theories with practice, in-class learning with out-of-class activities, in order to cultivate students' innovative and entrepreneurial spirit and practical ability. Also, this program pays great attention to bilingual teaching, practical teaching and experimental teaching, and has developed two major curriculum system and two characteristic directions, international market expanding and international business operation, to provide personalized cultivation.
Graduates are required to grasp knowledge and ability of following aspects:
1. Grasp the basic principles of Marxism-Leninism and MAO Zedong Thought and the theory of socialism with Chinese characteristics;
2. Grasp the revelant theories of modern economics, management and international business;
3. Grasp basic theories of international business and transnational operation, and be familiar with the rules and regulations prevailing in international business;
4. Grasp the practical skills of international business and transnational operation, and be familiar with the processes and operation methods in international business ;
5. Grasp basic skills of expression, interpersonal communication, information acquisition and analyzation, and problem solving skills in international business;
6. Grasp the qualitative and quantitative analysis methods of international business, and be equipped with high English level and computer operation skills;
7. Have a healthy mind and body.
III. Educational System and Degree Granting
The basic length of this program is 4 years, with flexible options from 3 years to 6 years.
Those who have completed all courses in advance according to the training plan, obtained corresponding credits and met the requirements for graduation are allowed to graduate in advance (the length of schooling shall not be less than 3 years). Also, students can extend their study periods in school if they meet relevant regulations, but the periods shall not exceed two years of extension.
Students who have completed credits acquired within the prescribed educational period and passed examinations can receive the undergraduate diploma. Those who meet the requirements of Measures for Awarding Bachelor’s Degree to Undergraduates of Anhui University of Finance and Economics will be awarded the bachelor’s degree in economics. Students who fail to pass examinations will be punished according to relevant provisions of school roll management.
Students can choose to study on double majors and double degrees in the flexible educational system.
IV. Graduation Requirement
V. Curriculum Structure and Credit Requirement
General education courses
Common basic courses
Subject basic courses
Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses
Practical education courses
VI. Suggestions on Double Majors and Double Degrees
To facilitate the cultivation of top-notch innovative talents, students with spare capacity are encouraged to apply for the study of a second degree (or minor major).
We will create more favorable study conditions for the second degree, and specific measures will be implemented in the approval of applications.
Students majoring in International Business are recommended to pursue a second bachelor's degree in economics or law, and a second major in accounting, finance and business adminstration.
VII. Suggestions on Qualifications
Qualifications recommended to obtain during the schooling period includes Business Planner Certificate(WBSA), International Commercial Documents National Examination Certificate, Customs Broker Certificate, Export Salesman Certificate, and Cambridge Business English(Intermediate or Advanced).