International Business

Explore the world and build your understanding of cultures across the globe while building a rewarding career. If you love to travel, you’re in luck: Our increasingly global society is full of opportunities for people who want to work in a variety of cultural and economic environments.
 
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A CBU International Business concentration with a major in Business Administration will help you to access these opportunities, and will provide new ones, like traveling overseas as part of the required internship or practicum.

By choosing this concentration, you’ll learn the practical application of basic managerial principles. You’ll also analyze fascinating topics like business activities across cultures, social and environmental consequences of location decisions, and alternative uses of resources. When you complete this program, you will have the tools needed to make strategic choices required of managers when entering new markets and competing in overseas environments.

What You’ll Study

The International Business major requires 121 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, business core courses, and courses in:

  • International trade
  • International financial management
  • International marketing

You will also complete an international business internship or project.

View International Business Course Requirements

Careers

International business careers are available not just in many departments, but in many locations all over the world. These roles allow you to serve as an expert on using global perspectives to solve important problems.

  • International marketing director
  • Global business analyst
  • Worldwide travel sales representative
  • Territory manager
  • Policy and governance analyst
  • International sales manager

Our Graduates

CBU graduates have successful international business careers at companies including:

  • US Airways
  • MasterCard
  • Ernst & Young
  • Honda
  • International Baccalaureate
  • LivingSocial
  • Zoosk

Is International Business for You?

International business students often share similar mindsets and ways of thinking. If you identify with some of the skills and interests on this list, a career in international business may be a good fit for you:

  • Developing ideas
  • Interest in travel
  • Conducting research
  • Interest in foreign languages
  • Attention to detail

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