The Washington State University Catalog

International Business

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International Business (120 Credits)

Preparation for careers with multinational corporations, governmental and intergovernmental agencies both domestic and international. Students must complete 9 credits of foreign study except for students studying at WSU who reside outside the US and who attended at least one year of secondary school in a foreign country. One year of foreign language is required except for non-native speakers of English from outside the US who may substitute satisfactory TOEFL scores. Bilingual Americans may substitute satisfactory ETS scores or certification by a WSU faculty member who is a native speaker of the target language.
First Year
First TermCredits
Biological Sciences [BSCI] or SCIENCE 101 [SCI]13 or 4
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
MATH 2013
Second TermCredits
ECONS 101 or 1023
Humanities [HUM]3
MATH 202 [QUAN]3
MIS 2503
Physical Sciences [PSCI] or SCIENCE 102 [SCI]14 or 3
Second Year
First TermCredits
ACCTG 2303
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
Second TermCredits
ACCTG 2313
B LAW 2103
COM 102 [COMM], COMSOC 235 [COMM], or H D 205 [COMM]3 or 4
MGTOP 2154
POL S Elective3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Consider studying abroad this summer
Third Year
First TermCredits
Foreign Language Elective34
Study Abroad412
Second TermCredits
300-400-level Business Electives3
FIN 3253
I BUS 3803
MGMT 3013
MKTG 3603
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
Foreign Language Elective34
I BUS 415 [M]3
Integrative Capstone [CAPS]3
MGTOP 3403
Second TermCredits
300-400-level Business Electives3
300-400-level I BUS Elective53
ECONS 327, 427, or I BUS 4703
ENGLISH 402 or 4033
MGMT 491 or ENTRP 4923

1For a total of 7 units—one Biological Science [BSCI] and one Physical Science [PSCI] course, including one lab course, or 8 units of SCIENCE 101 [SCI] and 102 [SCI]. SCIENCE 101 is offered Fall semester and is a prerequisite for SCIENCE 102. SCIENCE 102 is offered Spring semester.
2Required for the major.
3May be taken as part of study abroad.
4Study Abroad coursework may also be taken during summer.
5I BUS Electives must include one [M] course. Approved electives are: ACCTG 420, ECONS 327/ I BUS 470, ENTRP 492, FIN 481 [M], I BUS 416 [M], 435, 453 [M], 482 [M], 496, and MIS 441.

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