2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

International Business, BSB

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a major in International Business prepares students for a career in international business. The program has an applied learning orientation that includes foreign language courses and an internship in an area of international business. The degree is interdisciplinary, combining courses in culture, foreign language, and international business. A combination of international courses is taken in each functional area of business, including marketing, accountancy, finance, management, and economics.

Admission Requirements

The Raj Soin College of Business offers direct admission to their major program to first-year students who have a minimum 3.25 high school grade point average and a 22 ACT (or 1030 SAT) score.

Current Wright State students wishing to be admitted into the BS program must have a 2.5 minimum curriculum grade point average and 30 semester credit hour.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

1.            understand the practices and considerations required when engaging in global business (economics, finance, management, marketing, and supply chain management).

2.            to demonstrate how to transfer and market products and services across international borders.

3.            demonstrate proficiency in a second language.

4.            understand how to navigate major cultural differences when interacting with people from different international backgrounds.

Program/Department Links

Management and International Business | Department of Management and International Business | Raj Soin College of Business | Wright State University

Program Requirements:

I. Wright State Core: 39 Hours

Element One: 6 Hours

Element Two: 4 Hours


Element Three: 6 Hours

Element Four: 3 Hours

Element Five: 6 Hours


Element Six: 8 Hours

Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours

Required: Select either

II. Business Core Requirements: 42 Hours

III. International Business Major Requirements

Required courses

Required International Experience: 3 Hours

Select one of the following:

Required Language Proficiency: 9 Hours

Nine credit hours in a language other than English with a minimum of three credit hours in an upper-level (3000 or higher) course in that language.

International students who speak English as a second language may waive this requirement if they meet the English proficiency requirement for admission at Wright State University.

IV. Cultural Electives (as approved by the Department): 9 Hours

Total: 120 Hours

Graduation Planning Strategy

The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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