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Bachelor of Science in International Business

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Fully Online
$451.50 per credit
Total Credits
Undergraduate Degree
Application Deadlines
Spring 2020: December 15, 2019; Summer 2020: May 1, 2020; Fall 2020: August 1, 2020

The international business major will enable you to develop the kind of global mindset necessary for opportunities in this field. The curriculum introduces you to the global marketplace by offering courses in cultures and etiquette, business law, financial management, marketing, and business management and strategy. Your studies can be combined with field experience, studying abroad, or a foreign language requirement to broaden your understanding of international business.

All admission materials must be submitted to the Office of Admissions no later than 4:30 p.m. CST on the deadlines noted.

Sample Courses

This degree requires 120 total credits, with 49 of those within the major. Here is a sampling of courses you might take:

  • GBUS 3500 Business Ethics (3 cr)
  • IBUS 2010 International Business Cultures and Etiquette (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3010 International Business Law (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3020 International Financial Management (3 cr)
  • IBUS 3500 International Business Management (3 cr)

View a sample program plan for more details. For more information, visit the online University catalog.

Career Opportunities

Positions in international business focus primarily on working with foreign nationals employed in the United States or US workers in foreign countries. Opportunities are also available to individuals who can advise on protocol used for international business negotiations.

As a graduate you might find a career in supply chain or operations management, human resources, sales and marketing, financial management, consulting, or as an entrepreneur. You may also work at federal agencies like the International Trade Administration and the Foreign Service as part of the US Department of Commerce, or serve as cultural advisors to businesses or organizations.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) for additional information:

UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
Fax: 218-281-8579
Email: umc-fa@umn.edu