International Business Studies, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  • Minimum grade of C in all courses used to meet major requirements

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses (29 credit hours)

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information. 

Blueprint for Personal Development
and Blueprint for Professional Development
Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Business Computing I
Information Systems in Organizations
Select one of the following:
College Writing I ††
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I ††
College Writing I ††
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications †††
Calculus I †††

Common Business Core (38 credit hours)

Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy 1
Business Communications
Principles of Marketing 2
Ethical Issues in Business ††
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below. 3
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Introduction to Sustainability
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development

Major Course Work

Foreign Language *6
Completion of 6 credits in a foreign language at the intermediate level (203-204 level) or above
Global Experiences **2–6
Experience Business Abroad
Required Course Work6
Completion of the following with a minimum grade of C:
International Business: Operations and Environments in Foreign Jurisdictions
Current Issues in International Business
Electives within the Major 19
Select 9 credits from the following:
Organizational Leadership
International Entrepreneurship
Sales Leadership
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Financial Institutions and Markets
Business Finance II
Human Resource Management
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Selection and Compensation
Training and Development in Organizations
Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations
Management Process Skills
Employment and Human Resource Law
Honors Work
Introduction to Retailing
Sales Leadership
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Promotion Management
Fundamentals of Marketing Research
Buyer Behavior
International Marketing
Honors Work
Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Electives sufficient to complete the 120 credit hours required for the degree.