B.S. in International Business

Azusa Pacific’s international business major uses a liberal arts approach to the disciplines of politics and cultural interrelationships, surveying the dynamics of an interdependent global business environment.

61 units

The international business major provides students a strong general business foundation followed by courses preparing them for careers in global business. The program incorporates a liberal arts approach to the study of culture, history, economics, and politics as it prepares students to work in a dynamic and interdependent global business environment. Students also acquire practical skills and experience through study-away opportunities, internships, foreign language study, and the import/export practicum project.

Career Opportunities

International business careers may be found with multinational corporations, foreign companies, banks, international investments, export/import trade, international law, international nonprofit organizations, world missions, and public/foreign service. Individuals graduate from this program with significant international experience, as well as proficiency in a foreign language, and are in high demand in today’s job market.


The international business major comprises 61 units. Students must achieve an average GPA of 2.5 or higher in their major courses (including the Business Core).

Business Core Courses
ACCT 120Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 121Principles of Accounting II3
MATH 130Introduction to Statistics 13
MGMT 210Principles of Management3
BUSI 240Introduction to Information Systems3
ECON 250Principles of Macroeconomics 23
ECON 251Principles of Microeconomics3
MKTG 260Principles of Marketing3
BUSI 296Business Law3
FIN 320Principles of Corporate Finance3
BUSI 370International Business 33
MGMT 448Organizational and Administrative Behavior 43
MGMT 450Strategic Management 53
Select one of the following:3
Quantitative Analysis for Management
Applied Calculus I
Calculus I
International Business Courses
IBUS 374Topics in International Management and Strategy3
FIN 372International Trade and Finance3
Select three of the following:9
Comparative Economics
Import/Export Practicum
Global Marketing Management
World Religions
Additional competencies
MGMT 350Business Management Internship 53
Academic study away participation
Total Units61

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Competent Business Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge in multiple business disciplines, including management, finance, marketing, accounting and economics.
  2. Critical Thinking: Identify and solve business problems using analytical and critical thinking skills.
  3. Christian Business Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to evaluate business decisions based on a Christian perspective.
  4. Written Communication: Convey ideas clearly through professional written communication.
  5. Oral Communication: Express ideas effectively through professional oral presentations.
  6. Collaborative Teamwork: Demonstrate the ability to function as an effective business team member.
  7. Comprehensive Global Awareness: Identify cultural, economic and political aspects of business in a global environment.
  8. Discipline Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge of international business concepts.
  9. Discipline Problem Solving/Strategy: Solve core international business problems, or analyze international business situations and provide strategy for effectiveness.