International Business Bachelor of Science

Students can select one of the following concentrations:

International Business Concentration

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 66-72

I. Foundation Courses (39)

04-200Basic Macroeconomics

3

04-201Basic Microeconomics

3

23-120Principles of Accountancy I

3

23-121Principles of Accountancy II

3

24-349Business Statistics

3

24-350Decision Science

3

25-200Principles of Marketing

3

61-200Principles of Management

3

61-250Business Law I

3

62-200Principles of Finance

3

61-300Business Communication in the Digital Age

3

63-200Introduction to Information Systems

3

64-396Major Field Test

0

Select one of the following:

24-230Finite Mathematics

3

24-240Business Calculus

3

II. Major Area Courses (24)

04-345International Economics

3

04-346Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy

3

25-468International Marketing

3

61-240International Management

3

61-420International Business

3

62-440International Finance

3

61-460Strategic Management Theories and Application

3

Take three International Business seminars:

  Globalization and its Cultural, Political and Economic Implications (1)

  International Business Negotiation (1)

  International Entrepreneurship (1)

III. International Experience (3)

Students select 3 credits from the following options:

1. Study Semester Abroad Seminar Option (1)

    21-120 International Experience Seminar (1)

    (Taken in preparation for semester study abroad)

2. Study Semester Abroad Course Option (3)

    (One of the following can be taken while studying abroad)

    61-420 International Business

    25-468 International Marketing

    04-345 International Economics

    62-440 International Finance 

    (It may be possible substitute other International Business courses as approved by advisor)

3. International Internship Options: (3)

    (One of the following can be taken as approved by Internship Director)

    61-473 International Management Internship

    25-473 International Marketing Internship

    62-473 International Finance Internship

    04-473 International Economics Internship

4. Travel Study Course (3)

    (Offered in conjunction with trip as approved by advisor)

5. Study Semester Abroad Project (2-3)

    61-475 International Management Project

    (Independent study offered if International Business Course not available with study abroad option)

IV. Language (0-6)

International Business majors are required to complete a minimum of one year of college-level study in a foreign language (or the equivalent).

Students can fulfill this requirement by:

  1. Successfully completing a two-semester language course in the Lewis University Language Program.
  2. Transferring to Lewis University the equivalent training from another recognized post-secondary institution subject to University transfer policies.
  3. Credits earned for acceptable scores in AP, CLEP, IB or other accepted assessment examinations can apply towards the foreign language requirement. Heritage speakers with formal language training may petition to take a diagnostic test in a particular language. Petitions for a diagnostics test must be approved by both the Director of the International Business Program and the Director of Foreign Languages. Diagnostic text will either:

    * Place a student out of the requirement
    * Diagnose a student as needing one or two additional semesters of college-level study.

International Accounting Concentration

Total Credit Hours:  128
Major Credit Hours: 67-73

I. Core Courses (40)

04-200Basic Macroeconomics

3

04-201Basic Microeconomics

3

23-120Principles of Accountancy I

3

23-121Principles of Accountancy II

3

24-349Business Statistics

3

24-350Decision Science

3

25-200Principles of Marketing

3

61-200Principles of Management

3

61-250Business Law I

3

61-300Business Communication in the Digital Age

3

62-200Principles of Finance

3

63-200Introduction to Information Systems

3

64-396Major Field Test

0

Select one of the following (3):

24-230Finite Mathematics

3

24-240Business Calculus

3

Select one of the following seminars (1):

  Globalization & its Cultural, Political and Economic Implications (1)

  International Business Negotiation (1)

  International Entrepreneurship (1)

II. Major Area Courses (24)

04-346Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy

3

23-300Intermediate Accounting Theory I

3

23-320Cost Accounting

3

23-325International Accountancy

3

61-240International Management

3

61-420International Business

3

61-460Strategic Management Theories and Application

3

Select one of the following (3):

04-345International Economics

3

25-468International Marketing

3

III. International Experience (3)

Students select 3 credits from the following: 

1. Semester Study Abroad Seminar Option (1)

    21-120 International Experience Seminar (1)

    (Taken in preparation for semester study abroad)

2. Study Semester Abroad Course Options (3)

    (One of the following can be taken while studying abroad)

    61-420 International Business
    25-468 International Marketing
    04-345 International Economics
    62-440 International Finance

    (It may be possible to substitute other International Business courses as approved by advisor)

3. International Internship Option (3)

    (One of the following can be taken as approved by Internship Director)

    23-473 International Accounting Internship
    25-473 International Marketing Internship 
    62-473 International Finance Internship
    04-473 International Economics Internship

4. Travel Study Course (3)

    (Offered in conjunction with trip as approved by advisor)

5.  Study Semester Abroad Project (2-3)

    61-475 International Management Project (2-3)

    (Independent Study offered when International Business courses not available with study abroad)

 

IV. Language (0-6)

International Business majors are required to complete a minimum of one year of college-level study in a foreign language (or the equivalent).

Student can fulfill this requirement by:

  1. Successfully completing a two semester language course in the Lewis University Language Program.
  2. Transferring to Lewis University the equivalent training from another recognized post-secondary institution subject to current University transfer policies.
  3. Credits earned for acceptable scores in AP, CLEP, IB or other accepted assessment examinations can apply towards the foreign language requirement. Heritage speakers with formal language training may petition to take a diagnostic test in a particular language. Petitions for a diagnostics test must be approved by both the Director of the International Business Program and the Director of Foreign Languages. Diagnostic text will either:

*  Place a student out of the requirement
*  Diagnose a student as needing one or two additional semesters of college-level study.