The International Business major leads students to integrate knowledge of international finance, management, marketing, to an understanding of business processes, as conducted in the complex domain of international business. A semester-long study abroad or an internship with a foreign company is strongly recommended but not required. International Business students can pursue careers in a number of areas such as: domestic and foreign financial institutions, international marketing firms, international trade firms, and contracting and consulting firms.
Requirements for the International Business major: Principles of Micro- and Macro-economics (EC141, EC142), Financial Accounting (AC111), Business Statistics (BU121), Human Resource Management (BU221), Financial Management (FI261), International Business Management (BU272), International Marketing (MK333), International Financial Management (BU363), one International Business elective chosen from International Economics (EC247), International Human Resource Management (BU335), or Business in Emerging Markets (BU324) and one International Elective chosen from PO214, PO330, PO365 and any business language course.
Course Sequence Outline
Please note that some classes in Economics and Business require that students have access to a computer during class time. These courses will be noted below. Students will in some cases be expected to bring a laptop to these classes.
International Business majors take Business Statistics, Financial Accounting, Financial Management and Human Resource Management. Depending on their initial placement they will finish their language requirement this semester. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major.
International Business majors take International Business Management and International Financial Management (offered every other year), the International Business elective and the International elective. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s). One semester or a full year of study abroad is strongly encouraged for this year.
International Business majors will take International Financial Management if it was not taken Junior year.. Their remaining courses will be core requirements, electives or courses for a minor or double major, and internship(s).