Bachelor of Science in International Business

The International Business interdisciplinary degree equips students with cultural and language knowledge to complement an intensive background in business. The degree emphasizes management, marketing, and finance. Students are required to study abroad as part of this program. The combination of courses from business, modern languages, economics, mathematics, political science, and international cultures/religions creates a dynamic degree for students interested in business and international travel. Students in this program graduate with a background in the international aspects of economics and business with a proficiency in a second language, with special emphasis on the concepts of management, marketing, and finance.

Requirements for the Major

Business and Supporting Courses:

Business and Supporting Courses:

  • BA 140 The American Workplace
  • BA 220 Statistics
  • BA 305 Marketing
  • BA 310 Organizations and Management
  • BA 350 Finance
  • BA 410 Global Marketing Management
  • BA 602 Managing Across Borders and Cultures OR BA 601 Strategic Management
  • ACC 201, 202 Principles of Accounting I and II
  • ECO 150 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 152 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 365 International Trade and Finance
  • FR 202 Intermediate French II OR SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II
  • FR 301 Advanced Conversation and Composition I OR SPA 301 Advanced Conversation and Composition I
  • FR 302 Advanced Conversation and Composition II OR SPA 302 Advanced Conversation and Composition II
  • MTH 131 Applied Calculus or Equivalent
  • PS 104 International Politics OR PS 431 International Law and Organization

And one of the following International Cultures courses:

  • IC 101 The World of Language
  • IC 102 Reading the World
  • REL 111 Understanding Religious Experience and Expression
  • REL 116 Religions from the Middle East
  • REL 117 Religions from India
  • REL 118 Religions from China
  • REL 216 Celtic Spirituality
  • SOC 105 Cultural Anthropology

And a one-semester international "Work/Study Abroad" experience focused on acquiring knowledge and skills in business or economics and promote increased foreign language proficiency.

Internships

An internship can provide a valuable contribution to your undergraduate education and be an attractive component of your resume. Internships lead to valuable networking opportunities and very frequently to full-time employment after graduation.

For information on accounting internships:

  • Read Internship Requirements and Guidelines
  • Visit the Westminster Career Center for necessary paperwork
  • See Professor Ligo for additional information

For information on the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) service learning internship:

  • Read VITA Internship Requirements and Guidelines
  • Review VITA Internship Information from Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
  • Visit the Westminster Career Center for necessary paperwork
  • Discover the satisfaction of serving others by reading volunteers' comments
  • See Professor Ligo for additional information

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEGREE?

Imagine yourself an International Business expatriate worker, international economist, international trade specialist, import compliance specialist, or cultural adviser.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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