Lake Superior State University

Business Administration — International Business: Bachelor of Science

Program Description

A major in international business is intended to develop a student’s ability to meet the challenges of the global business environment. In addition to providing the fundamental foundations of all business functional areas, the major teaches the student to identify and develop appropriate solutions to situations that are unique to conducting business in the global environment. The international business major provides the student with an understanding of international business by providing upper-level courses in international economics, international marketing, cultural differences, politics and foreign languages. Students will also participate in an approved international experience which will involve either study abroad, work experiences, or internships.

Degree Requirements

Common Professional Component (63 credits)

International Business Courses (18 credits)

  • ECON408 International Economics 3
  • INTB389 Competing in the Global Marketplace 3
  • INTB375 International Business Law 3
  • INTB420 Comparative International Management 3
  • INTB486 International Marketing 3
  • Approved International Experience Elective 3

Select one of the following courses for the International Experience Elective:

Regional Electives (4 credits)

Select one of the following regional courses:

Modern Foreign Language (8 credits)

Free Electives to total 128 credit

General Education:  All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU general education core requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University).

A minimum of 128 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.

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