- Roxanne Hoch ’15
- Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
- Major: International Studies
While taking Elementary Chinese, I had the opportunity to practice traditional Chinese calligraphy. This was my absolute favorite part of class because it shows that there is not only a difference in the way words are written (characters versus letters), but also a difference in the method of how the language is written. Calligraphy is a traditional part of Chinese history and culture, and being able to practice it myself made me respect that aspect of the Chinese culture even more. It is no easy feat to write using a calligraphy brush!
International Business and Economics Major
Globalization is a reality, and there's no better time to plan for a career that leads you to work in the foreign facilities of a U.S. company or the U.S. facilities of a foreign company. Explore the impact of politics, cultures and diplomacy while benefiting from our comprehensive program that uniquely incorporates a minor in a foreign language and study abroad.
International business and economics graduates have found success working for organizations such as the U.S. Department of Treasury, Lincoln Electric, Saint Gobain and Consolidated Mineral-Nickel.
Students of this program have also chosen to pursue graduate study at institutions including Glasgow University in Scotland and the University of Pittsburgh.
The economics and international business major is administered by the Department of Economics, Accounting and Business Administration, which also offers programs in accounting, economics, finance, healthcare management, human resource management, management and marketing as well as a minor in business administration.
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