International Business Programs

The Department of Business and Economics offers a major in international business. Minors are available in business, accounting and economics. Those interested in the study of international business may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:

Accounting | Business | Economics | Education – Business (6-12) | French | German | International Studies | Spanish

Major in International Business

All students majoring in accounting, business or international business must complete a common core of classes emphasizing fundamental concepts in business and economics.

The following common core courses are required:

  • AC 141 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • AC 142 Managerial Accounting I
  • BS 141 Introduction to Business
  • BS 230 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics I
  • BS 251 Business Law I
  • BS 271 Principles of Marketing
  • BS 330 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics II
  • BS 331 Business Information Systems
  • BS 353 Fundamentals of Management
  • BS 381 Corporate Finance
  • BS 456 Business Policy
  • EC 242 Principles of Economics: Micro
  • EC 243 Principles of Economics: Macro
  • At least 3 semester hours of credit in AC/BS 390 Business Internship with a faculty sponsor from among the department faculty.

The major in international business provides students with a solid foundation in business and economics fundamentals common to all countries and cultures while emphasizing the importance of cultural, linguistic, institutional and legal differences that are encountered when business is conducted on a global scale.

The following courses are required:

  • BS 361 International Management
  • BS 462 International Marketing
  • BS 463 International Finance
  • EC 347 International Trade
  • 9 semester hours of studies in international culture, politics, history, literature or economics as approved by the department chair.

All majors in international business must meet the University’s world language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Candidates for the B.A. in international business must complete an additional 3 hours in a world language.

International business majors also have the option of substituting an internship for one of the international business concentration classes. Undertaking an internship or coursework outside the United States is highly encouraged.

This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.