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International Business Major

General Studies

THEO 110 Exploring the Christian Faith 3
BIBL 215 Old Testament Literature 3
COMM 171 Speech Communication 3
ENGL 101 Written Communication II 3
ENGL 102 Written Communication III 3
PHIL 150 Logic & Critical Thinking 2
PSYC 182 General Psychology 3
KINE 252 Fitness/Wellness 1
KINE 117 On the Ball Training, or 1
KINE 124 Aerobics, or (1)
KINE 128 Physical Fitness, or (1)
KINE 135 Weight Training (1)
SOC 151 Principles of Sociology 3
BIBL 216 New Testament Literature 3
  Foreign Language 6
  Literature 3
  Art/Drama/Music 3
  College Level Math 3
  Science with Lab 4
PHIL 250 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HIST 246 Introduction to World Civilization 3
PHIL 452 Senior Experience 1
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International Studies Core

BADM 341 International Business 3
HIST 341 U.S. Foreign Relations 3
IS 304 Language Acquisition & Cultural Adaptation 3
IS 450 International Studies Capstone 3
MIN 333 World Religious Movements 3
SOC 356 Cultural Anthropology 3
SS Regional Geography selection 3
SS 277 World Regional Geography 3
ACCT 327 Accounting Information Systems 3
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Business Core

ACCT 203 Fundamentals of Accounting I 3
ACCT 204 Fundamentals of Accounting II 3
BADM 221 Business Law 3
ECON 229 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 230 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 303 Economic Development 3
ECON 420 International Economics 3
BADM 321 Principles of Management 3
BADM 322 Principles of Marketing 3
BADM 434 International Marketing & Management
Strategies
3
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Electives or Minor 13

International Learning Experience

Students in the International Business major must complete a significant international learning experience. (Note: international students may request a waiver of the International Learning Experience requirement.)

The 3 hour International Learning Experience may be met by any combination of:

  • Credit earned through a semester abroad approved by the Dean of the School and registered as IS 460 Independent Study in International Studies.
  • OR, through shorter trips with an international experience. These might include Bethel Task Force trips, summer mission trips, business tours, Social Science and/or study tours, etc. One hour of credit is generally awarded for two weeks of international experience. Credit is approved by the Dean of the School and registered as IS 460 Independent Study in International Studies.
  • The following Internships can be used to meet the International Learning Experience requirement if they are given an international focus:
    Hours
BADM 427 Internship in Business Administration 1-4
MIN 446 Internship in Ministry 1-4
MIN 447 Internship in Missions 1-4
MIN 448 Internship in Evangelism 1-4
NUR 361 Internship in Health Seminar 1-2
SS 374 Internship in Social Science 1-6

Note: Additional International Learning Experience credit may be earned beyond the 3 hours required.