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International Business Major

The Undergraduate International Business degree at The College at Brockport leads to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in International Business.  At the School of Business Administration and Economics, we continually assess student learning in an effort to help our students excel academically and to reach their full potential. One such way that we ensure student success has been through the implementation of, and adherence to, a set of learning goals for each degree. 

The International Business degree provides the broad-based knowledge and skills needed for managers in business, government and international organizations. Students in the program develop skills in: (1) accounting, management, finance, marketing and the theory and practice of world trade; (2) a foreign language of their choice; and (3) understanding the cross-cultural awareness needed to function effectively in various cultural contexts. Students have the opportunity to participate in overseas internships and can enroll in one of the largest study abroad programs in the country with 22 programs in 11 countries.

For answers to frequently asked questions, see the International Business FAQ page. The curriculum for the International Business Major is given below.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts, International Business degree must complete all College general education requirements and following five groups:

  1. Entrance requirements for the major
  2. International business core
  3. Foreign language
  4. Cross-cultural core
  5. Foreign experience requirements

Bachelor of Arts, International Business

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours


Must have 3.0 avg, minimum grade of C- required in each course

CIS 106 End-User Computing 3
ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECN 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECN 204 Introduction to Statistics 3
ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
MTH 201 or 221 Calculus or Business Calculus 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CORE COURSES (27 credits; Minimum grade of C- required in each course )
BUS 317 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3
BUS 325 Principles of Finance 3
BUS 335 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 345 International Business Environment 3
BUS 433 International Marketing 3
BUS 445 International Financial Management 3
BUS 453 International Business Seminar 3
BUS 462 Quality Management Systems 3
ECN 443 International Economics 3


One 212 level or higher course in a foreign or second language



Four cross-cultural courses (A list of suggested courses can be found in the College Catalog.)



Students can fulfill the foreign experience in several ways. Please consult the College Catalog for details.

Total Number of Credit Hours 60

Note: Students must complete the entrance requirements for the major with an average entrance requirements grade point of at least 3.0 and no grade below "C-" to be certain that they will be admitted to the major.

Last Updated 3/4/14