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 (48 Credits)

  • ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I 4
  • ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II 4
  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • BUSN211 Business Statistics 3
  • BUSN231 Business Communications 3
  • BUSN350 Business Law I 3
  • BUSN403 Business, Government & Society 3
  • BUSN466 Business Policy 3
  • ECON201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  • ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  • FINC341  Managerial Finance 4
  • MGMT280 Introduction Management Information Systems 3
  • MGMT360 Management concepts & Applications 3
  • MGMT371 Operations/Business Analytics 3
  • MRKT281 Marketing Principles and Strategy 3

Major Requirements (33 Credits)

Regional Electives (Minimum 3-4 Credits)

Language Electives (Minimum 8 Credits)

Computer Competency Required - Complete one of the following:

  • CSCI101 Intro/Microcomputer Applications 3
  • Passing Score on Computer Competency Exam (CCE)
  • Microsoft Office Certificate (Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Equivalent Course work

Free Electives (300/400 level) to reach minimum of 124 credits from:  BUSN, MRKT, MGMT, ECON, FINC, ACTG, INTB.

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 124 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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