B.S. in Business: International Business

64-68 units

Introduction

The international business major provides students a strong general business foundation followed by courses preparing students 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.

Requirements

Students must achieve an average GPA of 2.5 or higher in their major courses (this includes the Business Core).

Business Core Courses
ACCT 120Principles of Accounting I4
ACCT 121Principles of Accounting II3
MATH 130Introduction to Statistics3
MGMT 210Principles of Management3
BUSI 240Introduction to Information Systems3
ECON 250Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 251Principles of Microeconomics3
MKTG 260Principles of Marketing3
BUSI 296Business Law3
FIN 320Principles of Corporate Finance3
BUSI 370International Business3
MGMT 448Organization and Administrative Behavior3
MGMT 450Strategic Management3
Select one of the following:3-5
Quantitative Analysis for Management
Applied Calculus I
Calculus I
International Business Courses
Select four of the following:12
Comparative Economics
International Trade and Finance
Topics in International Management and Strategy
Import/Export Practicum
Global Marketing Management
Additional competencies:
BUSI 350Business Internship (International)3
The equivalent of 6-8 additional units of foreign language 16-8
Academic study away participation
Total Units64-68
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This is in addition to the General Education Foreign Language Proficiency requirement. Students may choose to take 2 additional semesters of the same language that was taken for General Education (6 units) or may elect to take 2 semesters of a different language (8 units).