International Business Studies, B.S.
- 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
|General Education Requirements (MAC)|
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
or BUS 216
|Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development|
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Economic and Business Statistics I|
|Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets|
|Information Systems for Decision Making|
Select one of the following:
|Exploring Writing in College Contexts|
|Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication|
|College Writing I|
Completion of one of the following: *
|Calculus with Business Applications|
Common Business Core (41 credit hours)
|Global and Cultural Development|
|Introduction to Communication Studies †|
|Calculus with Business Applications|
or MAT 191
|The International Economy|
|Business Finance I|
|Introduction to International Business|
|The Legal Environment of Business|
|Business Policy and Strategy *|
|Business Communication & Innovation|
|Principles of Marketing **|
|Ethical Issues in Business|
or PHI 362
|Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship|
|Global Sustainability Elective|
One chosen from the list below. 1
|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|
All students pursuing the Marketing major must receive a C or better in MKT 320.
Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.
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 Work||6|
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 1||9|
Select 9 credits from the following:
|Financial Institutions and Markets|
|Business Finance II|
|Human Resource Management|
|Industrial and Organizational Psychology|
|Recruitment and Selection in Organizations|
|Training and Development in Organizations|
|Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations|
|Management Process Skills|
|Employment and Human Resource Law|
|Introduction to Retailing|
|Fundamentals of Marketing Research|
|Logistics and Supply Chain Management|
Non-native speakers of English are exempted from the foreign language requirements and from foreign study.
MGT 303 or one semester of study abroad or other approved electives or short-term study abroad programs.
Minimum grade of C in 9 s.h. at the 300-level and above selected from the courses below or 300-level and above courses with the LLC prefix or other electives approved by Bryan School Undergraduate Student Services or approved by the faculty advisor.
Electives sufficient to complete the 120 credit hours required for the degree.
Disciplinary Honors in Management
- A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
- UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
- A minimum grade of B in all course work applicable to Disciplinary Honors in Management.
|Select one course from the following:||3-6|
|Senior Honors Project|
|Select 6-9 credits of Honors course work in the major||6-9|
|Select 0-3 credits of other Honors course work||0-3|
Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Management; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.
See Eloise McCain Hassell for further information and guidance about Disciplinary Honors in Management. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf