International Business Major

The International Business degree at the undergraduate level develops the skills and knowledge needed to provide leadership in the global marketplace. This requires not only being able to manage customers, products, and processes in global supply chains, but also understanding the social, political, and cultural dimensions of business in an international environment. In addition to coursework requirements, students are required to demonstrate competence in a second language and complete an international learning experience.

Advising Information

Advisor: Paige Geslin
Office: Business 309
Phone Number: 435.797.2272
Email: paige.geslin@usu.edu

Academic Advising Materials

About This Degree

The international business program develops the skills and knowledge needed to provide leadership in the global marketplace. This requires not only being able to manage customers, products, and processes in global supply chains, but also understanding the social, political, and cultural dimensions of business in an international environment. Students who graduate in international business might find a career in international banking, global purchasing, international logistics, international sales and marketing, economic and trade analysis, and much more.

The oldest business school west of the Mississippi, USU’s Huntsman School of Business has been offering degrees since 1894 and has long held prestigious accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International and continues to be on the forefront of advanced business education.

Students receive a BS by completing all required courses in their major. To receive a BA, students must also gain proficiency in one or more foreign languages.

Career Options

With a degree in international business, students may be qualified for the following careers:

  • International banking
  • Global purchasing
  • International logistics (negotiating, planning, and implementing logistical arrangements between nations, their forces, and agencies)
  • International sales and marketing
  • Economic and trade analysis
  • Financial planning
  • Import/export management
  • Sales representative
  • Marketing assistant
  • Financial services