Master skills for a global marketplace.

All aspects of a business: finance, marketing, management, and accounting must be considered in the context of a dynamic global economy. Your studies will equip you with the knowledge of cultural protocols and trade laws. With a global economy accessible to businesses with the advancement of technology, businesses must stay competitive and aware of their market. Courses will prepare you to serve effectively as a business expert in a global business world, while integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Business
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Program Details

    • Major Credit Hours: 57
    • Minor Credit Hours: 21
    • Career opportunities:
      • Business as missions
      • Cultural advisers
      • Foreign services
      • International banking officer
      • International market development
    • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
      • Fall semester—August 15
      • Spring semester—January 1
         
         

    Degree Completion

    You can earn a Bachelor of Science in International Business degree in as few as three or four years.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide to preview the steps required to complete your degree.

  • Related Majors

    If you have interest in international business, learn more about other degree programs the Business Division offers:

    Internship Locations

    100% of Cornerstone University's traditional undergraduate students complete an internship experience.

    International business majors have received hands-on, professional training as interns with these organizations:

    • Experiential Learning International
    • Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women
    • Old Orchards Brands
    • Well Design Studio
    • Women At Risk, International
    • World Renew

Major Courses and Catalog

In addition to completing the university's core curriculum, the Bachelor of Science in International Business degree requires the following classes:

  • ACC-221 Accounting I — 3 credit hours
  • ACC-222 Accounting II — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-211 Business Statistics — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-213 Business Communications — 3 credit hours
  • BUS/ECN-215 International Business Experience — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-317 International Business — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-361 Business Law — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-380 Internship — 3 credit hours
  • ECN-231 Macroeconomics — 3 credit hours
  • ECN-232 Microeconomics — 3 credit hours
  • FIN-341 Principles of Finance — 3 credit hours
  • MGT-231 Principles of Management — 3 credit hours
  • MGT-251 Principles of Marketing — 3 credit hours
  • MKT-359 International Marketing — 3 credit hours
  • MGT-432 Capstone Seminar: Strategic Management — 3 credit hours
  • Program electives — 12 credit hours

For course descriptions and graduation requirements, view the 2016-17 Cornerstone University Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

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