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International Business Major

International Business Major IconThe International Business Major helps students develop 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 pursue careers in fields like international banking, global purchasing, international logistics, international sales and marketing, economic and trade analysis, and much more.

International Business Major Career Information

Career Paths:

Students with a degree in international business often pursue the following career paths:

  • Economic & Trade Analysis
  • Global Purchasing
  • Marketing Manager
  • Consultant Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Stock Broker
  • Corporate Sales Development Rep.
  • Policy Analyst
  • International Banking
  • Financial Planning
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Financial Services
  • Executive
  • International Sales and Marketing
  • Management Analyst
  • Foreign Service
  • Wealth Management Analyst
  • Sales Rep.
  • Import/Export Management

Companies that have Hired Huntsman International Business Students


Goldman Sachs



Student Organizations and Opportunities

The following are Huntsman Clubs and Opportunities designed International Business Major Students

Huntsman Clubs

Career Development

At the Huntsman School, we believe in empowering our students to own their education and their careers. Career development opportunities start from the first day at the Huntsman School and continue throughout one's professional life.

Our professional career coaches are equipped with all the tools necessary to help you with interview prep, professional networking, job searching, and so much more!

Career Development Services

Career Coach with Specialization in International Business

Maren Stromberg

Maren Stromberg

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Major Requirement Introduction

Degree Options

  • 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.

Admission Requirements

To complete a degree in International Business, students must first meet the admission requirements for the degree and be admitted into the degree program. Admission Requirements and Policies

Major Requirements (Curriculum)

Students will then complete the major requirements which consist of the following:

  1. University Studies Requirements (General Education and Depth Requirements)A group of “general” courses required for each student to fulfill in order to graduate. These courses teach a broad range of skills, knowledge, and values that prepare students for success in their majors and in their personal and professional lives after graduation. Most students complete their University Studies requirements by their junior year.
  2. Huntsman Core Requirements (Business Acumen): a group of entry level courses required for every Huntsman major. These courses ensure that each Huntsman student begins their business career with an understanding of fundamental business principles.
  3.  International Business Major Requirements: A group of upper-level courses required to fulfill a respective major. These courses teach skills specific to the area of study in order for students to become specialized in their chosen field.

Major Requirement Sheets

When you declare a major and are admitted into a program, your major requirements are set and protected from changes. The date you are admitted into a program determines your catalog year and your set of requirements. The Major Requirement Sheets listed below match up with the requirements for each catalog year.  Begin by selecting the requirement sheet that matches the catalog year you declared (or plan to declare) your major.

Requirement Sheets

Requirement sheet (Effective Fall 2019)
Requirement sheet (Effective Spring 2019)
Requirement sheet (Effective Summer 2018)

Requirement sheet (Effective Fall 2017)

Requirement sheet (Effective Fall 2016)
Requirement sheet (Effective Fall 2015)
Requirement sheet (Admitted Summer 2014 or later)

Sample 4-Year Plan

The sample four-year plan below is designed to help students plan a course of study to complete their degree program in four years.  The sample plan is subject to changed and will vary based on catalog year and course work already completed by each student (placement tests, AP/CELP credit, transfer work, summer school, etc.).

The plan is an example of how students may plan their own course of study by taking 15 credits per semester, and interweaving of their General Education requirements with their major requirements, to finish in four years. It is important to remember that some GE and Major requirements overlap. If a course can be counted for both GE and the major, then students can take more electives to fulfill their overall degree credit requirements.

Four Year Plan - Catalog Year 2018-19

Sample 4-Year Plan - Effective Fall 2019

Academic experience are individualized, work with your academic advisor to create a personalized plan.

Printable SAMPLE 4-year plan

Freshman Fall
ENG 1010
Intro to Writing (CL1)
ECN 1500
Intro to Economics (BAI)
MATH 1050
College Algebra
USU 1010
University Connections
Foreign Language 4
Total Credits 16
Sophomore Fall
ACCT 2010
Financial Accounting Principles
MIS 2100
Principles of MIS
Breadth Physical Science (BPS) 3
Breadth Humanities (BHU) 3
Foreign Language 2010 4
Total Credits 16
Junior Fall
FIN 3200
Financial Management
MGT 3700
Operations Management
MGT 3830
International Law
MIS 3300
Big Data Analytics (QI)
Foreign Language Upper Division 4
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA) 3
Total Credits 17
Senior Fall
FIN 4300
International Finance
International Business Elective 3
* MSLE/MGT 4050
International Marketing
* MSLE/MGT 3800
Foreign Language Upper Division 4
ECN 3400
Intro to Global Economics (DSS)
Total Credits 17
Freshman Spring
ENG 2010
Intermediate Writing (CL2)
ECN 2010
Intro to Microeconomics (BSS)
MGT 1050
Foundations of Business

STAT 2300
Business Statistics (QL)

Foreign Language 1020 4
Total Credits 17
Sophomore Spring
ACCT 2020
Managerial Accounting Principles
MGT 2050
Business Law
* MSLE/MGT 3500
Fundamentals of Marketing
MIS 3200
Business Communications (CI)
Breadth Life Science (BLS) 3
Foreign Language 2020 4
Total Credits 18
Junior Spring
FIN 3400
Corporate Finance (QI)
International Business Elective 3
* MSLE/MGT 3820
International Management (DSS)
Depth Humanities & Creative Arts (DHA) 2-3
MGT 4790
Managing Global Value Chains
Foreign Language Upper Division 4
Total Credits 17
Senior Spring
* MSLE/MGT 4890
Strategic Planning (CI)
International Business Elective 3
* MSLE/MGT 3890
Systems Strategy
Depth Life and Physical Science (DSC) 3
Integrated Studies Requirement 2-3
Foreign Language Upper Division 4
Total Credits 18

* Select MGT courses have been updated to MSLE effective Spring 2019. Students who completed courses under the MGT course prefix do not need to complete the course again under the MSLE prefix.

Advisor Contact Info

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Office: EBB 309
Phone Number: 435.797.2272

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