Bachelor of Science in International Business


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Program Description

The major in International Business permits students to prepare for managerial careers in international business. The program provides a broad business foundation with an emphasis on international and global practices.

Thriving in a global economy

It is interdisciplinary in nature and emphasizes the development of language skills as well as an understanding of the sociocultural, political, managerial, marketing, and economic understanding of the international environment.

Course Requirements

Required General Education

Call Number Course Hours
ENG 1003 Composition I 3
ENG 1013 Composition II 3
ENG 2013 World Literature since 1660 3
COM 1203 Oral Communication 3
ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3
HIST 2773
POSC 2103
U.S. History since 1876 OR
Introduction to U.S. Government
PHSC 1014 Energy & The Environment 4
BIO 1063 People & The Environment 3
CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3
MATH 2194 Survey of Calculus 4
SOC 2213 Introduction to Sociology 3

International Business Courses

Call Number Course Hours
ACCT 2033 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 2133 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 3053 Cost Accounting with a Managerial Emphasis 3
BCOM 2563 Business Communication 3
CIT 3013 Management Information Systems 3
CIT 3523 Operations Management 3
CIT 4453 Global E-Commerce 3
ECON 2113 Business Statistics I 3
ECON 2323 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 4143 Export Policies and Procedures 3
FIN 3713 Business Finance 3
FIN 3813 International Finance Management and Banking 3
LAW 2023 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGMT 3153 Organizational Behavior 3
MGMT 4123 International Management 3
MGMT 4813 Strategic Management 3
MKTG 3013 Marketing 3
MKTG 4113 International Marketing 3
MKTG 4133 International Logistics and Outsourcing 3
Select one of the following:
IB Global Leadership Experience 3
IB 4283 International Business Practicum 3

Admission Requirements

Academic Criteria

2.75/4.0 minimum required Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)


8/10 minimum required Mexico Promedio

Students with a GPA of 2.3 to 2.74 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

High School Transcript

Applicants must provide an official copy of their high school transcript. The transcript should have the original stamp from the issuing authority.

SAT Score

A minimum SAT score is not required to be admitted, but the SAT will be used for academic placement. If you have not taken the SAT, you will need to take a placement exam the first semester of your freshmen year.

English Proficiency

Incoming undergraduate students must meet one of the following criteria:

Requirement Minimum Proficiency Type
80% or above Completion of A-State’s ESL Program
Completion Certificate CEA Accredited Language Program
500 TOEFL-Paper Based*
61 TOEFL-Internet Based*
5.5 IELTS*
43 PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
4 iTEP Academic*
B2 Level Cambridge FCE
550 SAT scores (total, and on reading and writing sections)
21 ACT scores (total, and on reading and English sections)
60% in English at X and XII in Certificate High School Marks (India and Pakistan)
5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature IB (International Baccalaureate)
Completed two years in an English-speaking country and graduated High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand
*Test scores must come from the testing provider, such as TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS. A-State CQ’s code is 6011.

Non-Mexico Residents

The admission requirements for Non-Mexico residents will be released soon.

Cost & Fees

The fee for room and meals for campus residents is $10,990 MXN + IVA (taxes) per month.

Last updated Apr 2019

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About the School

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