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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business, BS

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The bachelor of science degree program in international business offers students an opportunity to acquire a thorough understanding of managing global operations in the contemporary business environment. In addition, students develop skills in a traditional functional area (finance, human resources, marketing). The combination of these two objectives enables students to successfully perform in today’s competitive global economy.

Liberal Studies: 47-48

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Natural Science: Option II

  • See requirements for Natural Science: Option II of the Liberal Studies Requirements Knowledge Area : Natural Science: One Option in the Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.

Social Science:

Liberal Studies Electives: 6

College: Business Administration Core: 36

Major: International Business: 21

Specialization Area Courses: 9

(select one specialization; choose three of the four courses in the chosen area)

Free Electives: 12-13

Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) MATH 214  or MATH 216  or MATH 217 .

(2) IFMG 110  cannot be used as a D/F repeat for COSC 101 /IFMG 101 .

(3) Candidates must demonstrate a conversational proficiency in a foreign language. This requirement may be met by (a) successful completion of 9 intermediate-level credits in a specific language, or (b) successful completion of an exemption or credit examination in lieu of the above. A foreign student, registered as such at IUP, whose acquired native language is other than English and who demonstrates an acceptable proficiency in English, can meet the foreign language requirement by successful completion of an exemption examination in the acquired native language.

(4) Candidates must document one semester of foreign residence (minimum of three months). Normally, the foreign residency requirement will be met in conjunction with a work experience, internship, or student exchange. A substitute cross-cultural experience may be permitted with the academic advisor’s recommendation. The foreign language requirement is a prerequisite to the foreign residency requirement.

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