International Business Co-Major

Department of Management and Entrepreneurship

International Business Co-Major Requirements (15 credits)

Required Grades and GPA

Major GPA of 2.0 or higher – GPA includes all courses counting toward the International Business co-major. 

Note

International Business is a co-major only. It must be declared in conjunction with a primary Kelley major.

Required courses (6 credit hours):

  • BUS-D 311: Global Management (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-D 312: Building Managerial Cross Cultural Competencies (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher

Required Cross-Cultural Awareness (must meet ONE of the following):

  • Fulfill the IUB GenEd World Languages and Cultures requirement through the Language Study option, per the guidelines specified on the IUB GenEd website.
  • Fulfill the IUB GenEd World Languages and Cultures requirement through the International Experience option, per the guidelines specified on the IUB GenEd website.
  • Complete a Kelley Institute for Social Impact (KISI) international internship
  • Complete a total of six credits in two or more approved short-term Kelley International Study Programs.

Elective courses (9 total credits - at least 6 credits must be BUS courses):

  • World Language Course Credit (4th semester or higher)
    • Course credit for an IUB GenEd World Language at the 4th semester level or higher may count for one International Business elective. 
    • If you have completed a 4th semester language course from the GenEd list, and it is not counting on your Academic Advisement Report, please email ksbrec@indiana.edu.
    • These credits also satisfy the Cross-Cultural Awareness requirement for this co-major and may also apply to the IUB GenEd WLC requirement.
  • Short-term study abroad programs: One or more of the following approved short-term programs, which all include international travel, and an application and enrollment permission are required. See Kelley International Programs for more information:
    • BUS-D 365: Cross Cultural Management-Kelley in Manchester (3 credits) P: Program admission to the application-based course, managed by the Kelley International Programs team 
    • BUS-D 496: WHU Germany European Summer Program (3 credits) P: Program admission to the application-based course, managed by the Kelley International Programs team
  • BUS-A 355: TOPIC: Sustainability Reports & Analysis (3 credits) P: BUS-A 200 or BUS-A 304/307 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-D 411: International Competitive Strategy (3 credits) P: BUS-271 or BUS-272 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-F 494: International Finance (3 credits) P: BUS-F 303 and BUS-F 305 with grades of C- or higher
  • BUS-G 494: Public Policy and the International Economy (3 credits) P: BUS-F 370 or BUS-F 304 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-L 314: International Business Law (3 credits) P: BUS-L 201 or BUS-L 293 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS-L 318: Business and Poverty Alleviation (3 credits) P: Must have completed at least two semesters on a college campus
    • Previous course number: BUS-L 355: TOPIC: Business and Global Poverty Alleviation
  • BUS-L 356: Intellectual Property Law & Strategy in a Global Environment (3 credits) P: BUS-L 201 or BUS-L 293 with a grade of C or higher
  • BUS-M 401: International Marketing (3 credits) P: BUS-M 370 or BUS-M 304 with grade of C or higher
  • BUS course(s) in a Kelley Study Abroad Program (except BUS-D 311 and BUS-D 312)
    • Any BUS course other than BUS-D 311 and D312 that is taken on a Kelley study abroad program, including but not limited to BUS-J 375, BUS-Z 302, BUS-G 345, and BUS-S 302.
    • Other examples include but are not necessarily limited to the following courses.  Students can count any “Topic Abroad” course (listed below) toward International Business co-major electives, including more than one of the same course number with different topics.
      • BUS-D 390: International Business Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-F 390: Finance Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-F 470: Finance Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-G 390: Sustainable Business Topics Abroad (1-5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-J 390: Management Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits ) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-K 390: Business Analytics Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-L 390: Law, Ethics, & Decision-Making Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-M 390: Marketing Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-M 392: Digital Media Business Applications Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-P 390: Supply Chain Management Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-S 390: Information Systems Topics Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-W 390: Topics in Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovations Abroad (1 - 5 credits) P: Varies by program
      • BUS-X 480: Professional Practice Abroad (1 - 6 credits) P: Varies by program