International Business / Bachelor of Science

Students can select one of the following concentrations:

International Business Concentration

Program: BS-ITLB-B

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 66-72

I. Foundation Courses (39)

ECON-20000Basic Macroeconomics

3

ECON-20100Basic Microeconomics

3

ACCT-12000Principles of Accounting 1

3

ACCT-12100Principles of Accounting 2

3

MGSC-34900Business Statistics

3

MGSC-35000Decision Science

3

MKTG-20000Principles of Marketing

3

BSAD-20000Principles of Management

3

BSAD-25000Business Law 1

3

FINA-20000Principles of Finance

3

BSAD-30000Business Communication in the Digital Age

3

INSY-20000Introduction to Information Systems

3

BGEN-39600Major Field Test

0

Select one of the following:

MGSC-23000Finite Mathematics

3

MGSC-24000Business Calculus

3

II. Major Area Courses (24)

BSAD-24000International Management

3

ECON-34500International Economics

3

ECON-34600Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy

3

MKTG-46800International Marketing

3

BSAD-42000International Business

3

FINA-44000International Finance

3

BSAD-46000Strategic Management Theories and Application

3

Take three International Business seminars:

 

BSAD-39400Globalization and its Political, Economic, and Cultural Implications

1

BSAD-39200International Business Negotiation

1

BSAD-39300International Entrepreneurship

1

III. International Experience (3)

Students select 3 credits from the following options:

1. Study Semester Abroad Seminar Option (1)

    FLAN 12000 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)

    BSAD 42000 International Business

    MKTG 46800 International Marketing

    ECON 34500 International Economics

    FINA 44000 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)

    BSAD 47300 International Management Internship

    MKTG 47300 International Marketing Internship

    FINA 47300 International Finance Internship

    ECON 47300 International Economics Internship

4. Travel Study Course (3)

    (Offered in conjunction with travel study trip as approved by advisor)

5. Study Semester Abroad Project (2-3)

    BSAD 47500 International Management Project

    (Independent study offered if International Business course not available with study abroad option or travel study 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

Program: BS-ITLB-B
Concentration: ITLA

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

I. Core Courses (40)

ECON-20000Basic Macroeconomics

3

ECON-20100Basic Microeconomics

3

ACCT-12000Principles of Accounting 1

3

ACCT-12100Principles of Accounting 2

3

MGSC-34900Business Statistics

3

MGSC-35000Decision Science

3

MKTG-20000Principles of Marketing

3

BSAD-20000Principles of Management

3

BSAD-25000Business Law 1

3

BSAD-30000Business Communication in the Digital Age

3

FINA-20000Principles of Finance

3

INSY-20000Introduction to Information Systems

3

BGEN-39600Major Field Test

0

Select one of the following (3):

MGSC-23000Finite Mathematics

3

MGSC-24000Business Calculus

3

Select one of the following seminars (1):

BSAD-39400Globalization and its Political, Economic, and Cultural Implications

1

BSAD-39200International Business Negotiation

1

BSAD-39300International Entrepreneurship

1

II. Major Area Courses (24)

BSAD-24000International Management

3

ECON-34600Business-Government Relations in the Global Economy

3

ACCT-30000Intermediate Accounting Theory 1

3

ACCT-32000Cost Accounting

3

ACCT-32500International Accounting

3

BSAD-42000International Business

3

BSAD-46000Strategic Management Theories and Application

3

Select one of the following (3):

ECON-34500International Economics

3

MKTG-46800International Marketing

3

III. International Experience (3)

Students select 3 credits from the following: 

1. Semester Study Abroad Seminar Option (1)

    FLAN 12000 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)

    BSAD 42000 International Business
    MKTG 46800 International Marketing
    ECON 34500 International Economics
    FINA 44000 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)

    ACCT 47300 International Accounting Internship
    MKTG 47300 International Marketing Internship 
    FINA 47300 International Finance Internship
    ECON 47300 International Economics Internship

4. Travel Study Course (3)

    (Offered in conjunction with travel study trip as approved by advisor)

5.  Study Semester Abroad Project (2-3)

    BSAD 47500 International Management Project (2-3)

    (Independent Study offered when International Business courses not available with study abroad option or travel study trip 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).

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.