It's a big, wide world out there, and the International Business major is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate it. You'll gain a broad understanding of how to work with people from different countries, cultures, and backgrounds. Whether you wish to work in the United States or in another country, this major is designed for students who wish to pursue global business opportunities and positions.
At the core of this major is a requirement to gain an international experience, as well as exposure to a foreign language.
Integrated into this major is a requirement for an international experience. That experience can take many forms, including internships and study abroad. Exchange programs are available worldwide, including Korea, China, France, Finland, Brazil, Paraguay, and many others. You may also choose to study in a faculty-led program, such as our Delegation to Korea.
Our graduates work in many different fields and in many different industries. Recent graduates are working in places such as the US Embassy in Paraguay, Tank Connection, and many others.
Many International Business graduates continue their formal education through Masters programs and beyond; typically, these students pursue MBA degrees.
We encourage you to consider and complete at least one internship. We'll work with you if you'd like to earn course credit during the internship. Your advisor will have more information about earning credit for an internship.
The Department of Management and Marketing houses three majors (International Business, Management, and Marketing) and three minors (Business Administration, International Business, and Marketing), as well as serving as the academic home for the Kelce MBA. Fourteen fulltime faculty members serve nearly 600 undergraduate majors and nearly 300 undergraduate minors.
Students in the International Business major take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.