International Business – Language Intensive

Students seeking a good mastery of a language (French, German, Spanish) and training in one or more business areas may enroll in this major which is administered by the Department of Modern and Classical languages.

A program of study abroad is strongly recommended. 

For administrative purposes, students will complete assessment measures at the beginning of their major (in their first 300 level class) and during their final semester.

International Business – French Intensive

International Business - French Intensive - Major Field Guide

  • FREN 300 Advanced Oral and Written French (4 credits)
  • One course in French on contemporary France

Plus:

  • Twenty additional credits in French courses numbered above FREN 300, including literature and civilization, selected in consultation with the French section coordinator 

International Business – German Intensive

  • GERM 300 Introduction to German Studies (4 credits)
  • GERM 440 Introduction to Business German and German Business (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Twenty additional credits in German courses numbered above GERM 300

International Business – Spanish Intensive

International Business - Spanish Intensive - Major Field Guide

  • SPAN 300 Advanced Spanish Grammar (4 credits)
  • SPAN 301 Advanced Written Spanish and Culture (4 credits)
  • SPAN 305 Spanish Oral Expression (4 credits)
  • SPAN 320 Business Spanish (4 credits)

Plus:

  • Twelve additional credits in Spanish courses numbered above SPAN 300

Allied requirements for all languages

  • Twenty credits in business administration

Plus:

  • CISC 200 Introduction to Computer Technology and Business Applications (4 credits)
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECON 348 International Economics (4 credits) 

Plus four credits from the following:

  • MATH 101 Finite Mathematics (4 credits)
  • MATH 111 Calculus for Business or Social Science (4 credits)
  • MATH 113 Calculus I (4 credits)

Other recommended courses:

  • ECON 345 Economics of Development and Growth (4 credits)
  • ECON 349 Comparative Economic Systems (4 credits)
  • IDSC 481 Seminar in International Studies (4 credits)
  • JPST 250 Introduction to Justice and Peace Studies (4 credits)
  • POLS 104 American Government in Comparative Perspective (4 credits)
  • POLS 326 International Law and Organizations (4 credits)
  • POLS 350 Comparative Politics of the New Europe (4 credits)
  • THEO 325 The Catholic Social Traditions (4 credits)