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International Business

International business is an interdisciplinary major that combines multiple areas of study, including the liberal arts, business, and international culture and practices. Our International Business Major provides you with a well-rounded education and the knowledge and skills you need for success on a global scale.

To be a competitive candidate in the workforce, you must be skilled in business knowledge and operations that extend beyond the borders of the United States. The Coles College of Business helps you learn the practical and up-to-date skills that businesses need to be competitive in a global marketplace.

 In addition to being ready for immediate entry into the workforce, your degree and international experience will prepare you to be a competitive candidate for graduate school admission.


Course Information

The International Business Major is one that spans all departments in the Coles College of Business. In addition to taking classes in accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing, you will take at least 4 language courses and complete at least 2 courses in a study abroad program.

To read a full list of courses available to you and their descriptions, browse the KSU Undergraduate Catalog.


Required Courses

You must meet the requirements in the KSU Undergraduate Catalog for your Catalog Term – your Catalog Term is located in your Owl Express Account. Seek help from an academic advisor if you need help determining your Catalog Term.

To earn your B.B.A. with an International Business Major, you must complete KSU General Education Requirements, as well as business and foreign language courses.

Please select the links below that cover your Catalog Term to view your Advising Checksheets.


General Education Requirements for All Business Students

Fall 2016 and Later (PDF)

Prior to Fall 2016 (PDF)

The International Business Major started in Fall 2007, so there are no earlier checksheets.

Major Courses for International Business

For Fall 2016 and Later (PDF)

For Fall 2015-Summer 2016 (PDF)

For Fall 2014–Summer 2015 (PDF)

For Fall 2011–Summer 2014 (PDF)

For Fall 2008–Summer 2011 (PDF)

For Fall 2007–Summer 2008 (PDF)

If you entered Coles College before Fall 2007, or need more information about degree and graduation requirements, please contact the Business Undergraduate Advising Center in BB 431 at 470-578-6055 to meet with an academic advisor.

Study Abroad

Learn about study abroad opportunities with the Coles College.

Apply to Coles College

Take the first step toward a successful future by applying today.

Contact the Program Director

Email program director Dr. Sheb True.