North Central College - Naperville, IL

International Business

You will earn either a B.A. or B.S. degree in international business. The international business major is an interdisciplinary area that integrates five areas of study from a global perspective: business, modern languages, history, politics, and culture.

To earn a B.A., the requirements are:

1. Core requirements (30 hours):

  • BUS 162 Management of Organizations
  • BUS 168 Marketing
  • BUS 205 Introduction to Business Law
  • BUS 241 Business & Economic Statistics
  • BUS 460 Management Information Systems
  • ACC 201 Accounting Principles I/ Financial
  • ACC 202 Accounting Principles II/ Managerial
  • ECN 250 Microeconomic Principles
  • ECN 252 Macroeconomic Principles
  • FIN 350 Corporate Finance

2. International Business requirements (12 hours):

  • BUS 135 Introduction to International Business
  • BUS 482 International Management
  • BUS 488 International Marketing
  • FIN 385 International Finance or ECN 340 International Economics

3. Enrichment Courses or International Study ( 9 hours): achieved either through study abroad or three  courses from the following list: ART 245, ART 270, HST 165, HST 175, HST 185, HST 249, HST 261, HST 263, HST 265, HST 271, MUS 156, PHL 220, PSC 102, PSC 221, PSC 320, PSC 333, REL 255, REL 270, REL 280, REL 315, REL 345, SOA 105, SPC 317.

4. Language Requirement and additional electives (12 hours)

To earn a B.S., beyond the B.A. requirements, you must complete:

  • CSC 160 Computer Science I
  • MTH 152 Calculus II
  • one elective beyond MTH 152 or CSC 160
  • one of ACC 307, BUS 446, or ECN 445.

A minor is designed for students having either a major or a minor in a foreign language or equivalent proficiency.  ACC 201, ECN 100 (or ECN 250 and ECN 252), BUS 162, BUS 168, ECN 340, BUS 482 and BUS 488 are required.  Prerequisite course:  BUS 135 Introduction to International Business