International Business is the field of study that focuses on business activities that cross national boundaries. It includes exports and imports, traditional international trade discussions, and direct foreign investment. International banking, transfer of technology, exchange rates, international law, and global business strategies are explored. Problems facing decision-makers in the international environment and their effects on domestic businesses are studied, as well as how intercultural business agreements are established. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from the Marketing and Management Department.
International Business Major Curriculum
|BUSS 101||Contemporary Issues in Business||3|
|BUSS 201||Financial Accounting||4|
|BUSS 202||Managerial Accounting||4|
|BUSS 203||Financial Management||3|
|BUSS 205||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUSS 212||Management Information Systems||3|
|BUSS 224||Organizational Behavior||3|
|BUSS 232||Operations Management||3|
|BUSS 307||International Finance||3|
|BUSS 332||Cross-Cultural Management||3|
|BUSS 422||Global Marketing AI (MC)||3|
|BUSS 440||Business Policy||3|
|BUSS 498||Internship Seminar||1|
Choose three from the following list:
|BUSS 233||American Enterprise Experience||3|
|BUSS 235||Ethics in Business||3|
|BUSS 329||New Product Development||3|
|BUSS 330||Managing Change||3|
|BUSS 335||Management and Society||3|
|BUSS 336||Human Resource Management||3|
|ECON 301||International Trade and Finance||3|
25 - 28 credits
|ECON 101||Economics — Micro||3|
|ECON 102||Economics — Macro||3|
|HIST 104||World Civilization Since 1500 AI(H)||3|
|MATH 205*||Calculus I AI(Q)||4|
|MATH 208*||Introduction to Statistics||3|
Choose one of the following two: AI(PS)
|PSYC 101||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC 101||Introduction to Sociology||
Arts and Sciences Electives*
0 - 6 credits
This requirement may be fulfilled by any combination of Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Language, Geography, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Science, or Sociology courses. In addition to all courses in the above disciplines, courses that are marked with an asterisk (*) in the course descriptions section of the Catalog meet the Arts and Sciences Elective requirement.
Minimum credits required for graduation - 120
General Education Core Requirements and remaining Unrestricted Electives****
* May require prior coursework depending upon Math placement
** The number of Arts and Sciences Electives required is determined by the student’s foreign language placement. A total of 6 elective credits must be fulfilled by Arts and Sciences courses, inclusive of foreign language coursework.
*** The foreign language proficiency requirement is described in the Lasell Academic Catalog on page 22.
**** Courses marked with an AI code fulfill Area of Inquiry requirements in the General Education Core.