Bachelor of Business Administration: International Business

Second language: Students must demonstrate oral and written proficiency at the intermediate mid-level according to ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency guidelines. 

International experience requirement: Students must engage in an international experience equivalent to a semester abroad in a university where the language of instruction is not English. The department will determine the appropriateness of international experience. Study abroad programs must be pre-approved by IB advisors and the Department Head.

Degree Requirements

General Education

41 Credit Hours

College of Business Core (lower division)

12 Credit hours

College of Business Core (upper division)

27 Credit hours

Major requirements

30 Credit hours


10 Credit Hours

Total Credits

120 Credit Hours

Degree Map

The link below is a suggested degree map plan for a four-year schedule of courses.

International Business

Major Courses

Course Prefix/Number

Course Name

Credit Hour(s)

I B 351

International Business


I B/ECON 450

International Economics


I B/ECON 449

Open Economy Macroeconomics


Choose two from the following:


I B 475 or BFIN 475

International Finance/International Managerial Finance



Developing Nations


I B 398

International Business and Economic Environments


Upper Division Courses: Functional Business area


Total Major Credit Hour(s)


Courses must be in a single functional business area beyond elsewhere required for the I B major 6

Second Language (See “Second language requirement” description above)

International Experience (see “International experience requirement” description above)