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LAKE ERIE COLLEGE > ACADEMICS > MAJOR INFORMATION

International Business

Degree Awarded:  Bachelor of Science




Globalization and the internationalization of business is a powerful force in today’s world. In a competitive marketplace, graduates who combine strong business acumen with intercultural competency and communication proficiency in more than one language are in great demand. The major in international business combines a strong set of foundation courses in global business with a focused concentration in a specific language, culture and professional environment. Students can choose from a variety of language and culture concentrations, including French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Optional internships enable students to integrate and apply their learning while opening the door to potential career opportunities. The international business resource major also offers excellent preparation for further study at the graduate or professional school level. Students majoring in international business are prepared for a variety of exciting business career paths in areas such as the import and export trade, market analysis, global strategic management, international finance and consulting as well as internationally-focused roles with governmental agencies and charitable and non-profit organizations.


The major in international business is interdisciplinary and involves a concentration of business administration courses and demonstrated proficiency in at least one modern foreign language. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the necessary multidisciplinary skills to operate effectively in an international business environment. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the internship program in order to obtain actual work experience in the field prior to graduation.
 
(Program accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)

Requirements for this Major:

64-68 semester credits including:

And a required concentration: French, German, Italian or Spanish:

French
24 semester credits including:

and four semester credits from the following:

German
24 semester credits including:

and four semester credits from the following:

Italian
24 semester credits including:

and four semester credits from the following:

Spanish
24 semester credits including:

and four semester credits from the following:


 
   
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