International Business Major Requirements

The International Business Major requires 15 credits of international business electives (including one which must be an experiential or a short-term study abroad course), plus 6 credits of international liberal arts electives for a total of 21 international course credits.

It is possible for the student to minor in a foreign language. The minor requires 18 credits, six of which may be fulfilled through the international liberal arts requirement for the co-major.

International Business Major

 CBA: 15 credits
Four (4) international business electives from the following list:
ADV-369International Advertising
BUS-375International Business Law
CBA-490Independent Study: Global Business
CIS/GSC 375Advanced Seminar in Global Outsourcing
ECO-305International Trade and Investment
ECO-315Comparative Economic Systems
ECO-365The Post-Soviet Economy & U.S. Business
ENT 375International Entrepreneurship
FIN-308International Finance
MGT-375International Management
MKT-330International Marketing
One (1) ‘experiential’ elective from the approved list*:
BUS-492Global Business Internship
CBA-315Global Business Study Tour
GSC-315
Global Supply Chain Study Tour
CBA-490Independent Study: Global Business
IND/CBA-316Nature’s Business Study Tour
CBA-317Emerging Nations Study Tour
POL-295Special Topics: Model UN
IND-210
Global Encounters
Study Abroad Program   
Liberal Arts: 6 credits

Two courses (6 credits) chosen from a list of approved international liberal arts electives (can be applied to the Foreign Language minor)

Optional Addition—Foreign Language Minor: Total of six courses (18 credits) in a foreign language
International Liberal Arts Electives include courses in the humanities, social sciences, and foreign languages:
Any foreign language elective
CHI-311Calligraphy as a Window to Chinese Language & Culture
CHI-310
Chinese Culture & Civilization
CHI-307Images of Women in Chinese Literature & Film
COM-252Intercultural Communication
COM/GLS-352Chinese and American Intercultural Communication
COM/GLS-393International Communication
FRE-311French Culture
GER-310German Culture
GLS-180Understanding Global Relations
GLS-200Social Construction of Global Society
GLS-201Politics of the Global Economy
GLS-285The Student Global Village
GLS-295Emerging Issues in Global Studies
GLS-310
Ethnographic Film
GLS-325Global Perspectives on Health & Illness
GLS-447
Global Literature
GLS-491Internship in Global Studies
HIS-201African American History
HIS-191
Europe Since 1715
HIS-246Modern Britain
HIS-249Women in Europe
HIS-274
Modern Russia
HIS-243Italy from the Middle Ages to the Present
HIS-280Vietnam in Peace and War
HIS-281The Modern Middle East
HIS-282
Colonial Latin America
HIS-283Modern Latin America
HIS-284Caribbean History
HIS-285
Traditional China & Japan
HIS-286Modern East Asia
HIS-341China in Revolution
HIS-288African History
HIS-289History of Modern Japan
HIS-200Native American History
HIS-307The Immigrant in American Life
HIS-442Women in East Asia
ITA-310Italian Culture & Civilization
LIT-330Russian Culture
PHL-207Asian Philosophy
PHL-358Chinese Philosophy
PHL-368Japanese Philosophy
POL/GLS-215Global Politics
POL-216Comparative Political Systems
POL-218Asian Political System
POL/GLS-225Nationalism in World Politics
POL-255European Politics
POL-267Chinese Politics
POL-272Politics of Latin America
POL-307Political Communication
POL/GLS-315
Global Issues
POL-320Politics of the Middle East
POL-321
International Law
POL/GLS-329
Comparative Environmental Policy
POL/GLS-365Third World Politics
POL-366Communist Systems: Politics and Policies
POL/GLS-367Politics of Exile, Asylum and Diaspora
POL/GLS-368International Organizations
POL-371The Arab-Israeli Conflict
SOC-311Social and Cultural Change
SOC-341Developing Societies
SPA-310Spanish Culture & Civilization
SPA-311Latin-American/Latino Culture

*A semester-long study abroad program may be used to count towards this requirement


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