Sep 22, 2020  
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-09 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

International Business Major B.B.A.


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Business Administration General Information 

The International Business major has been developed for students who are actively seeking to focus their education on the global dimensions of business. The International Business major has the objective of providing students with a solid basic business education and knowledge of the international dimensions of business. In addition to IBUS courses, students also choose an area of specialization to obtain depth in a field of business (e.g., marketing, finance, management, etc.) that will complement the international training and assist them in obtaining a first job.

It is recommended that students in the International Business major select their elective courses from the following areas:

  1. Foreign Languages (3000-4000 level)
  2. University credits resulting from study abroad (requires prior approval of university)
  3. International Business Internship (maximum of 6 hours requires prior approval).
  4. Additional upper division courses in any of the functional areas available for specialization, namely: Accounting, Marketing, Management, Finance, IS, HTM and Economics.

Specialization: (prior approval of each course by advisor is required) 9 hours


  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Economics

Minimum Total 63 hours


Policies of the College of Business and Technology


The following policies of the College of Business and Technology apply: Entrance Requirements, Minimum Grade Requirements, Experiential Credit Limitation, Transfer Credit Limitation, English Proficiency, Upper Division Credit, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Residency.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 40 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.
RESIDENCY: At least 18 hours or one-half of the major, whichever is greater, must be taken in residency.

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