International Business Curriculum

A minimum of 120 credits is required for the Bachelor of Science degree in International Business. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each 300- and 400-level course in the major field.

Current Students: See the Recommended Academic Plans for more detailed course recommendations and refer to the University Bulletin for course descriptions and more degree requirements. Also be sure to check out Advice for International Business Majors and find other resources on the Current Students page.

Typical Course Sequence

Below is a typical course sequence for the International Business bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1 Credits   Semester 2 Credits
Calculus 4 Effective Speech 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Arts Course 3
Humanities Course 3 Foreign Language I 4
Natural Science Course 1 Natural Science Course 3
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Humanities Course 3
First-Year Seminar 1 Total Credits 16
Total Credits 15.5    
Semester 3     Semester 4  
Financial and Managerial Accounting 4 Writing for Business 3
Arts course 3 Statistics 4
Legal Environment of Business 2 Natural Science Course 3
Social and Ethical Environment of Business 2 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3
Introduction to Microeconomics 3 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3
Health and Physical Activity 1.5    
Total Credits 15.5 Total Credits 16
Semester 5     Semester 6  
Corporate Finance 3 International Business course 3
International Business Course 3 Foreign Language III 4
Principles of Marketing 3 International Cultures course 3
Foreign Language II 4 Introduction to Operations Management 3
Basic Management Concepts 3 2nd Business Major Course2 3
Total Credits 16 2nd Business Major Course2 3
    Total Credits 16
Summer      
Education Abroad Experience1 3    
Semester 7     Semester 8  
Business Strategy 3 International Business Course 3
International Business Course 3 2nd Business Major Course2 3
2nd Business Major Course2 3 2nd Business Major Course2 3
2nd Business Major Course2 3 2nd Business Major Course2 3
2nd Business Major Course2 3 2nd Business Major Course2 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
 1This major has an Education Abroad requirement of at least three credits. These credits do not necessarily have to be taken during the summer, but they are a graduation requirement
2Students in International business complete a dual major. The second major may be accounting (INTB and ACCTG Checksheet), business economics (INTB and BECON Checksheet), economics, finance (INTB and FNC Checksheet), interdisciplinary business with engineering studies (INTB and IBE Checksheet), management, management information systems, marketing (INTB and MRKTG Checksheet), or project and supply chain management (INTB and PSCM Checksheet).