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​International Business Curriculum

Below is the current course catalog information. To view more information and an overview of the major visit the course section in the catalog.

Lower Division Preparation for the Majors (22-23 units)

Lower-Division Requirements for the majors are the completion of the following courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better with no grade below C–. Transfer courses must be C or better.

ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 216Statistics for Business and Economics4
ITMG 100Information Systems3
MATH 130Survey of Calculus3
 MATH 150 Calculus I

International Business Major (42 units)

Students majoring in international business must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements as set forth in this catalog, Lower-Division Requirements for the major, the Professional Development Passport Program and all of the following major requirements:

Business Component (24 units)
DSCI 300Prescriptive Business Analytics3
DSCI 303Operations Management3
ETLW 302DBusiness and Society3
ETLW 311Business Law I3
FINA 300Financial Management3
MGMT 300Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 490Strategic Management3
MKTG 300Fundamentals of Marketing3
Foreign Language Component
A fourth semester competency in a second language (in a modern language) with a grade of C or better is required.
International Studies Component
A student must participate in an approved international university study program for a minimum of three units of coursework earned. Courses comprising the international studies component can also fulfill the course requirements in the major or outside of the major.3
International Business Component ( 9 units)
Select three of the following courses:9
ECON 333International Economics
FINA 405International Financial Management
MGMT 309International Comparative Management
MKTG 305Global Marketing
Elective Courses (9 units)
Select three elective courses from List A (all three courses), or a combination of Lists A and B with a maximum of two courses from List B (see note under List B):9
(a) Pre-approved courses within the School of Business  Administration (no limit): 
BUSN 339Latin America Business Environment (BUSN 339 or ECON 339, not both)
BUSN 377Negotiation in a Global Business Environment
ECON 333International Economics
ECON 335Economic Development of Latin America
ECON 339Latin America Business Environment (ECON 339 or BUSN 339, not both)
ECON 337Economic Development of Asia
ETLW 313International Business Law and Ethics
FINA 405International Financial Management
MGMT 309International Comparative Management
MKTG 305Global Marketing
MGMT 312Global Social Entrepreneurship
MGMT 414International Management Consulting
BUSN 498Internship
With prior approval, BUSN 494, MGMT 494, FINA 494 or MKTG 494
(b) Pre-approved courses outside the School of Business  Administration (limit six units)

Note: Although up to two courses (six units) may be taken outside of the School of Business Administration from the following list of regional courses, both courses must be selected from the same regional area (i.e., Africa, Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Europe), but not from the same academic discipline (i.e., HIST, POLS, THRS, POLS, PHIL or SOCI).

Africa
HIST 368The African Historical Experience
HIST 369Topics in African History
POLS 360Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa
THRS 315Islamic Faith and Practice
THRS 321Afro-Latin Religions
Asia
HIST 364Topics in Asian History
HIST 365China: Rise to Global Power
HIST 366Japan: Samurai to Subaru
HIST 367Women's Lives in East Asia
HIST 372United States-East Asia Relations
PHIL 476Studies in Asian Philosophy
POLS 358Politics in South Asia
POLS 367Politics in Japan
POLS 368Politics in China
THRS 312The Hindu Tradition
THRS 314Buddhist Thought and Culture
THRS 315Islamic Faith and Practice
THRS 317Religions of China
Latin America
ANTH 327South American Indian Cultures
ANTH 328Caribbean Cultures
HIST 361Modern Latin America
HIST 362Topics in Latin America History
HIST 363History of Brazil
HIST 384History of Mexico
POLS 357Politics in Latin America
POLS 366Politics in Mexico
POLS 374U.S.-Latin American Relations
THRS 321Afro-Latin Religions
THRS 368Latino/a Theologies
Middle East
POLS 359Politics in the Middle East
THRS 313Jewish Faith and Practice
THRS 315Islamic Faith and Practice
Europe
HIST 347Topics in Modern Europe
HIST 350History of the British Isles
HIST 351Modern Britain
HIST 352The British Imperial Experience
HIST 354History of Spain
HIST 355Imperial Russia
HIST 356Soviet Union and After
HIST 357Topics in Russian and East European History
PHIL 472Studies in Modern European Philosophy
POLS 355Politics in Europe
POLS 362Politics in the United Kingdom
POLS 363Politics in France
POLS 364Politics in Germany
POLS 365Politics in Russia

The International Business major requires a minimum of 24 Upper-Division Units in the major be completed at USD. This requirement does not include USD faculty-led courses abroad organized through the International Center.

Below is the current course catalog information. To view more information and an overview of the major visit the course section in the catalog.

International Business Minor (18 units)

Required Courses (12 units)
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
BUSN 361Introduction to International Business3
ECON 101Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 102Principles of Macroeconomics3
Elective Courses (6 units)
Select two of the following:6
BUSN 339Latin America Business Environment (BUSN 339 or ECON 339, not both)
BUSN 377Negotiation in a Global Business Environment
ECON 333International Economics
ECON 335Economic Development of Latin America
ECON 339Latin America Business Environment (ECON 339 or BUSN 339, not both)
ECON 337Economic Development of Asia
ETLW 313International Business Law and Ethics
FINA 405International Financial Management
MGMT 309International Comparative Management
MGMT 312Global Social Entrepreneurship
MGMT 414International Management Consulting
MKTG 305Global Marketing
Any pre-approved upper-division international business elective, including region-specific international abroad courses.