Certificate in Cross-Border Cultural Issues in Business


The Certificate in Cross-Border Cultural Issues in Business is offered to International students to prepare them to meet business, writing, and language prerequisites for the George Fox University full-time MBA program.

Certificate requirements

In order to complete the Certificate of Cross-Border Cultural Issues in Business, students must:

  • Satisfactorily complete the curriculum plan identified below with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.
  • Achieve no grade lower than a C in any of the courses in the curriculum plan

Required Courses (24 credit hours)

ACCT 271 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BUSN 240 Statistics for Business & Econ1 3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics1 3
FINC 260 Business Finance 3
GBSN 468 English Communication & American Cross-Cultural Adaptation 3
GBSN 469 Cross-Border Research Thesis 3
MGMT 260 Principles of Management 3
GBSN 300 Global Business 3


1Unless an equivalent course has already been taken in the student’s home university; in this case, the student may take an
elective course in the College of Business. Electives must be pre-approved by the MBA program director.