Haub School of Business

International Business Program

Curriculum: Major and Minor

Required courses:

  1. IBU210 Introduction to International Business No pre-requisite
  2. FIN 302 International Finance Pre-requisite: FIN 200
  3. IBU 495 International Business Capstone: Global Strategic Planning Pre-requisites: IBU 210, ACC 101, MKT 201, FIN 200, MGT 110/120, PHL 154, Senior standing

 

International Business Electives:  Choose between 2 international business electives and 1 international exposure, or 3 international business electives

  • ACC 430 International Accounting Pre-requisite: ACC 102)
  • FMK 314 International Food Marketing Pre-requisite: MKT201)
  • IBU 363 International Business Law No pre-requisite
  • LEO 212 Organizational Sustainability Pre-requisite: MGT110/120
  • MHC 321 International Human Resources No pre-requisite
  • MKT 331 International Marketing Pre-requisite: MKT201
  • International Exposure. May only count 1 International Exposure towards satisfying the International Business Electives. Choose from the following options: 
  1.  
    1. IBU 370 or an international study tour offered in HSB (other study tours require pre-approval),
    2. An approved international course in one of the SJU Summer abroad programs
    3. A pre-approved course with an international focus while studying abroad,
    4. IBU 495 International Business Internship

 

Integrated Learning Courses for International Business 

  1. Macroeconomics ECN102 (no pre-requisite)
  2. Advanced Non-Native Modern Language. Take at least one non-native modern language course at the advanced level or higher in the target language beyond the General Education Program requirements in the target non-native modern language. The advanced level begins with the Intermediate II course (202) for European Languages (FRE, GRM, ITA and SPA), and with the Intermediate I course (201) for other languages (CHN, JAP and RUS). Advanced courses also include the conversation (301), composition (302), the business and the culture and civilization among others courses. International Business students may, and are encouraged, to enhance their non-native language skills by either taking additional language courses or by choosing to minor in their respective target modern language.
  3. International Economics/Politics. Take ONE of the following courses:
  1.  
    1. International Politics POL115  (no pre-requisite)
    2. Comparative Politics POL113 (no pre-requisite)
    3. International Trade ECN321 (Prerequisite ECN101, or ECN102)

 

International Business Minor

Take the following six courses:

  1. IBU 210 Intro to International Business  No pre-requisite
  2. IBU 495 International Business Capstone: Global Strategic Planning Pre-requisites: IBU 210, ACC 101, MKT 201, FIN 200, MGT 110/120, PHL 154, Senior standing
  3. International Business Elective. Choose one from the following list of courses:
  •  
    • ACC 430 International Accounting Pre-requisite: ACC 102
    • FIN 302 International Finance Pre-requisite: FIN 200
    • FMK 314 International Food Marketing Pre-requisite: MKT201
    • IBU 363 International Business Law No pre-requisite
    • LEO 212 Organizational Sustainability Pre-requisite MGT110/120
    • MHC 321 International Human Resources No pre-requisite
    • MKT 331 International Marketing Pre-requisite MKT201

 Plus three courses among the following of which only a maximum of two may double-count towards other requirements such as Integrated Learning Component or primary major or other minors:

  • 2 courses in advanced non-native language. The advanced level starts with course 202 for Western Languages (FRE, GRM, ITA and SPA) and with course 201 for CHN and JAP
  • 2 courses among the following CAS globalization courses: Comparative Politics POL 113; Introduction to International Politics POL 115; International Trade ECN 321, and other pre- approved courses
  • International Exposure (see below) or one additional International Business Elective

 

International Exposure. Choose from the following options: 

  1. IBU 370 or an international study tour offered in HSB (other study tours require pre-approval),
  2. An approved international course in one of the SJU Summer abroad programs
  3. A pre-approved course with an international focus while studying abroad,
  4. An international business internship