Dutch-Accredited Degree Programs


2014-2015 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2014 through 31 May 2015

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Dutch-Accredited degrees are offered at the Leiden campus only

Dutch-Accredited International Business
and Management Degree (IBMS)

(Leiden campus only)

Program Description

This program provides an opportunity for students to concurrently obtain a Dutch University of Applied Sciences degree and an American bachelor degree from Webster University. The program follows the Webster University undergraduate requirements for the management and business curricula with special additional requirements added for Dutch Accreditation purposes.

The Dutch accredited International Business and Management Studies (IBMS) degree program is only offered at the Leiden campus and leads to the Dutch HBO Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, with a study specialization (afstudeerrichting)  in either International Business,  or Marketing Management,  or General Management, or Business Administration, or Global Economics.

Enrollment in the Dutch IBMS program is only possible in conjunction with Webster University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Management without Emphasis, Bachelor of Arts in Management with Emphasis in International Business, and or Bachelor of Arts in Management with Emphasis in Marketing programs.

Program Acceptance

Any student already accepted to Webster University and in academic and financial good standing can enter the Dutch accredited IBMS degree program. The student must declare this degree program through the Leiden campus.

Program Dutch Authority Registration

First year applicants/students   who wish to  apply for Dutch Financial Aid are required to register with the Dutch Central Register for Higher Education (DUO-IB Groep). Details from the Leiden campus.

Program Residency Requirements

Students in this Dutch-accredited IBMS degree program have a residency requirement of 30 Webster credits at the Webster Leiden campus. Fifteen of these credits must be from the last 18 credits completed prior to graduation (including the capstone course and thesis requirements).

Program Academic Policies

  • Students must follow all Webster University Academic Policies and Information contained in the IBMS handbook (available from the Leiden campus website).
  • No more than one course (3 credit hours) completed with a grade of D may count toward fulfilling the specific requirements of the degree program.
  • Students follow the Global Citizenship Program (GCP) guidelines for general education (see Academic Policies and Information). Courses with a grade of C- or better will satisfy GCP requirements.

Probation and Dismissal for this Dutch IBMS degree program have been modified in the following manner:

  • A student who does not earn a minimum of 24 credits (48 EC) in their first year will be dismissed from this degree program.
  • A student may be placed on academic probation only after completing the 3rd term of study at Webster University.
  • A student on academic probation may be dismissed only after completing the 5th term of study at Webster University.

Special Program Academic Requirements and Information

Students declaring the Dutch accredited IBMS degree program as their major are required to do a 6 credit  internship (MNGT 4950 or BUSN 4950), which may also be completed at other Webster campuses. Furthermore, the IBMS program requires students to complete a senior thesis. In addition to this, all IBMS students are expected to study at least one term at a different campus (study abroad requirement) or do an internship abroad.

IBMS Degree Programs

For the Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, Specialization International Business:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and Management with Emphasis in International Business requirements:

  • BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets
  • BUSN 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
  • MNGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3100 Issues: Project Management
  • MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior
  • MNGT 4570 Marketing Research
  • BUSN 4650 International Business
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • MNGT 4610 Reading Course: Current Issues in Management
  • MNGT 4790 Senior Thesis (9 credits)
  • MNGT 4950 Internship (6 credits)

Required GCP General Education Courses

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
    or HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
    or PHIL 2320 Introduction to Scientific Understanding
    or PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
    or SOCI 2475 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 1100 Introduction to Sociology
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    or ANTH 2300 Culture and Communication
    or PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
  • POLT 1050 Introduction to International Relations
    or HRTS 2500 Current Problems in Human Rights
    or ILC/SPAN 1090 Elementary Language: Level I
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • MNGT 3100 Career Orientation/ Portfolio
  • KEYS 4000 Keystone Seminar

For the Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, Specialization Marketing Management:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and Management with Emphasis in Marketing requirements:

  • ADVT 1940 Introduction to Marketing Communications
    or MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
  • BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets
  • BUSN 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
  • MNGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • INTM 2350 Production Tools for Advertising and Public Relations
  • BUSN 4650 International Business
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3100 Issues: Project Management
  • MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior
  • MNGT 3550 Public Relations
  • MNGT 4100 International Management
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • MNGT 4610 Reading Course: Current Issues in Management
  • MNGT 4790 Senior Thesis (9 credits)
  • MNGT 4950 Internship (6 credits)

Required GCP General Education Courses:

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
    or HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
    or PHIL 2320 Introduction to Scientific Understanding
    or PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
    or SOCI 2475 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 1100 Introduction to Sociology
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
  • POLT 1050 Introduction to International Relations
    or HRTS 2500 Current Problems in Human Rights
    or ILC/SPAN 1090 Elementary Language: Level I
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • MNGT 3100 Career Orientation/ Portfolio
  • KEYS 4000 Keystone Seminar


For the Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, Specialization General Management:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and Management without Emphasis requirements:

  • BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets
  • BUSN 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
  • MNGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3100 Issues: Project Management
  • MNGT 3440 Stress Management
  • BUSN 4650 International Business
  • MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior
  • MNGT 4100 International Management
  • MNGT 4570 Marketing Research
  • MNGT 4550 Organizational Development (or equivalent)
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • MNGT 4610 Reading Course: Current Issues in Management
  • MNGT 4790 Senior Thesis (9 credits)
  • MNGT 4950 Internship (6 credits)

Required GCP General Education Courses:

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
    or HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
    or PHIL 2320 Introduction to Scientific Understanding
    or PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
    or SOCI 2475 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 1100 Introduction to Sociology
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • POLT 1050 Introduction to International Relations
    or HRTS 2500 Current Problems in Human Rights
    or ILC/SPAN 1090 Elementary Language: Level I
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • MNGT 3100 Career Orientation/ Portfolio
  • KEYS 4000 Keystone Seminar

 

For the Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, Specialization Global Economics:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and Management without Emphasis requirements:

  • BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets
  • BUSN 2750 Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
  • MNGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3100 Issues: Project Management
  • BUSN 4650 International Business
  • MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior
  • FINC 3210 Principles of Finance
  • BUSN 3750 Quantitative Methods
  • ECON 3020 Intermediate Economics
  • ECON 3030 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 3200 Money and Banking
  • ECON International Trade and Finance
  • ECON 3700 or ECON 4900
  • ECON 4600 or ECON 4910
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • ECON 4610 Reading Course: Current Issues in Economics
  • ECON 4950 Internship (6 credits)
  • MNGT 4790 Senior Thesis (9 credits).

Required GCP General Education Courses:

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
    or HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
    or PHIL 2320 Introduction to Scientific Understanding
    or PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
    or SOCI 2475 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 1100 Introduction to Sociology
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • POLT 1050 Introduction to International Relations
    or HRTS 2500 Current Problems in Human Rights
    or ILC/SPAN 1090 Elementary Language: Level
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • MNGT 3100 Career Orientation
  • KEYS 4000 Keystone Seminar

 

For the Bachelor in International Business and Management Studies, Specialization Business Administration:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and BS in Business Administration requirements:

  • ACCT 3025 Advanced Managerial and Cost Accounting
  • MNGT 3700 Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • BUSN 4300 Business Ethics
  • FINC 3210 Principles of Finance
  • BUSN 4650 International Business
  • MNGT 3450 Principles of Organizational Behavior
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3100 Issues: Project Management
  • MNGT 3400 Human Resource Management
  • CSIS 3410 Information Analysis
  • BUSN 3750 Quantitative Methods
  • BUSN 4950 Internship (6 credits)
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • BUSN 4610 Reading Course: Current Issues in Business
  • MNGT 4570 4790 Senior Thesis (9 credits)

Required GCP General Education Courses:

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
    or HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
    or PHIL 2320 Introduction to Scientific Understanding
    or PSYC 1100 Introduction to Psychology
    or SOCI 2475 Sex and Gender
  • SOCI 1100 Introduction to Sociology
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • POLT 1050 Introduction to International Relations
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • MNGT 3100 Career Orientation/ Portfolio
  • GNST 4000 Keystone Seminar

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Dutch-Accredited Applied Behavior and Social Sciences (ABSS)

(Leiden campus only)

Program Description

This program provides an opportunity for students to concurrently obtain a Dutch University of Applied Sciences degree and an American bachelor degree from Webster University. The program follows the Webster University undergraduate requirements for the psychology  major with special additional requirements added for Dutch Accreditation purposes.

The Dutch accredited Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences (ABSS) degree program is only offered at the Leiden campus and leads to the Dutch HBO Bachelor in Applied Behavioral and Social Sciences, with a study specialization ("afstudeerrichting") in psychology.

Enrollment in the Dutch ABSS program is only possible in conjunction with Webster University's Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Program Acceptance

Any student already accepted to Webster University and in academic and financial good standing can enter the Dutch accredited ABSS degree program.  The student must declare this degree program through the Leiden campus.

Program Dutch Authority Registration:

First year applicants/students   who wish to  apply for Dutch Financial Aid are required to register with the Dutch Central Register for Higher Education (DUO-IB Groep). Details from the Leiden campus.

Program Residency Requirements:

Students in this Dutch-accredited ABSS degree program have a residency requirement of 30 Webster credits at the Webster Leiden campus. Fifteen of these credits must be from the last 18 credits completed prior to graduation (including the capstone course and portfolio requirements).

Program Academic Policies:

Students must follow all Webster University Academic Policies and Information contained in the ABSS handbook (available from the Leiden campus website).

No more than one course (3 credit hours) completed with a grade of D may count toward fulfilling the specific requirements of the degree program.

Students follow the Global Citizenship Program (GCP) guidelines for general education (see Academic Policies and Information). Courses with a grade of C- or better will satisfy GCP requirements.

Probation and Dismissal for this Dutch ABSS degree program have been modified in the following manner:

  • A student who does not earn a minimum of 24 credits (48 EC) in their first year will be dismissed from this degree program.
  • A student may be placed on academic probation only after completing the 3rd term of study at Webster University.
  • A student on academic probation may be dismissed only after completing the 5th term of study at Webster University.

Special Program Academic Requirements and Information:

Students declaring the Dutch accredited ABSS degree program as their major are required to do a 6 credit  internship (PSYC 2900), which may also be completed at other Webster campuses. Furthermore, the ABSS program requires students to complete a Senior thesis. In addition to this, all ABSS students are expected to study at least one term at a different campus (study abroad requirement) or do an internship abroad

ABSS Degree Programs:

For the Bachelor in Applied Behavioral and Social Studies, Specialization Psychology:

Students need to take, in addition to Webster University's General Education and Psychology requirements:

  • BUSN 1000 Business Spreadsheets
  • MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practice
  • MNGT 3100 Project Management
  • PSYC 3075 Stress Management
  • WRIT 3100 Report and Proposal Writing
  • PSYC 4750 Advanced Statistics
  • PSYC 4000 Advanced Studies in Psychology
  • PSYC 4610 Advanced Independent Reading Course
  • PSYC 4825 Senior Thesis

Required GCP General Education Courses:

  • FRSH 1200 First Year Seminar
  • PHIL 1010 Critical Thinking
  • SPCM 1040 Public Speaking
  • WRIT 2000 Advanced Composition
  • MATH 1410 Introductory College Mathematics
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media
  • HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights
  • GNST 1300 Interdisciplinary Studies
    or GNST 2000 Topics in the Liberal Arts
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics
    or SCIN 1210 Water: the World's Most Valuable Resource
    or SUST 1100 Enhancing Campus Sustainability
  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • SOCI Introduction to Sociology
  • RELG 1080 Thinking Through Religions
    or ARHS 2200 Current Art
    or HIST 2240 Contemporary Europe: 1945-Present
    or ENGL 2110 Perspectives
    or ENGL 1044 Topics in Literature
  • KEYS 4000 Keystone Seminar

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