Bachelor of Science in Business, International Business

Launch your international business career today

In today's interconnected world, businesses are expanding across borders, seeking new markets, and navigating the complexities of international trade. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in this global marketplace with our Bachelor of Science in Business program, specializing in International Business.

Get a Global Perspective From Expert Faculty

Our program provides a comprehensive understanding of international business dynamics, including global trade, cultural differences, political risk, and emerging market trends. Gain insights into the complexities of conducting business in diverse cultural and economic environments, preparing you to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the global marketplace. Choose from sub-concentrations in regions such as Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and global studies.

Experience Hands-On Learning at a Global Level

Immerse yourself in different cultures, languages, and business practices through our study abroad programs and international exchange opportunities. Expand your global network, build cross-cultural competencies, and gain invaluable experience that will set you apart in the job market. Get hands-on learning experience, through internships, consulting projects, and networking opportunities with a diverse group of students, faculty, and area professionals.


International business professionals play a crucial role in driving global economic growth, fostering international cooperation, and promoting cross-cultural understanding. From multinational corporations and international organizations to government agencies and global consulting firms, international business offers diverse career opportunities across industries and sectors. Whether you're facilitating international trade, expanding market reach, working as an international trade consultant, our program will prepare you for success in a globalized world.

Degree information

120 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

All Bachelor’s degrees offered by IU Southeast requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and a minimum of 30 credit hours of upper-level coursework (300-level or above). View your potential course schedule options for each semester by clicking on the link below. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to apply for dual credit or transfer credits and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree includes a general-education component intended to foster a well-rounded education. Students must also complete a core set of required courses within business and economics. In addition to 25 credit hours of 100- and 200-level courses, this core includes 19 hours of upper-level (300- and 400-level) courses.

This concentration prepares the student to be familiar with the international business environment and allows emphasis in a particular geographic locale. The student can choose between Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, or Global as an area of emphasis.
In addition to the concentration courses listed below (total of 24 cr. hrs.), the student must also

  1. Choose a specific region of emphasis:
    • Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, or Global
  2. Complete the foreign language requirement for the chosen emphasis:
    • European Emphasis: French, German, or Spanish (two years of a foreign language)
    • Latin America Emphasis: Spanish (two years of a foreign language)
    • Asian Emphasis: Japanese or Chinese (two years of a foreign language)
    • African Emphasis: French (two years of a foreign language)
    • Global Emphasis: Any modern foreign language (one year of a foreign language)

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Courses include topics such as:

  • International Business Administration
  • International Finance
  • International Economics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • International Political Economy

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