International Business Major Requirements

1. Global Business Skills

  12 credit hours: (take all four courses)

  • International Management (MGMT 325)
  • International Marketing (MKTG 320)
  • International Finance (FINC 476)
  • International Business Capstone (BUAD 495)

  3 credit hours: (take one of the following)

  • International Economics (ECON 450)
  • International Human Resources (HRES 325)
  • International Management (MGMT 325)
  • Economics of Developing Countries (ECON 341)

 

2. Study Abroad

International business majors are required to complete summer-long or semester-long study abroad or work  abroad in a country other than one’s native country. Students can learn more by working with Xavier’s Center for International Business to take advantage of the University’s study abroad programs and other opportunities. More information can be found at Education Abroad.

Note that two additional courses of foreign language may be substituted for the international experience.

 

3. Modern Language

Students must complete one language through 202.

 

4. Global Cultural Knowledge

  6 credit hours: (take two of the following)

  • COMM 244 Intercultural Communications
  • FREN 315 Business French
  • GERM 315 Business German
  • GERM 316 Advanced Business German
  • HIST 340 History of Mexico
  • HIST 341 Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay
  • HIST 342 The Caribbean & Central America
  • HIST 343 Gran Columbia
  • HIST 344 Contemporary Latin America
  • HIST 346 Japan Since 1868
  • HIST 347 Modern China
  • HIST 373 England Since 1914
  • HIST 375 Modern Ireland
  • HIST 377 Modern France
  • HIST 387 Soviet & Post-Soviet Politics
  • HIST 428 SEM: Latin America
  • HIST 465 SEM: Modern Russia
  • HIST 468 SEM: European Social History
  • JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese I
  • JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese II
  • JAPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I
  • JAPN 202 Elementary Japanese II
  • POLI 277 International Relations
  • POLI 373 US and the Third World
  • POLI 374 US Foreign Policy
  • POLI 379 Revolution and Change
  • POLI 387 Soviet & Post-Soviet Politics
  • SPAN 306 Business Spanish