International Business Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to manage international businesses and/or business operations. Includes instruction in the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations and related problems, monetary issues, international business policy, and applications to doing business in specific countries and markets. Is International Business the right major for you?
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International Business Major

What Kinds of Students Major in International Business?

Offered within a college of business, this major assumes that students are interested in management as a career. Students chosen to participate must have qualifying grades in business, demonstrate necessary language proficiency and possess good human relations skills. Within this field, most students will specialize in a traditional business discipline such as marketing, finance, accounting, information systems or operations management.

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What Courses Do International Business Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for International Business majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Foreign Market Analysis
  • International Banking
  • International Business
  • International Business Finance
  • International Marketing Management
  • International Monetary & Financial Issues

What other majors are related to International Business?

Specializations In This Major

Various specializations related to a major in International Business may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: