May 29, 2024  

International Business BBA

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Program Description

This major enables students to acquire a knowledge base that develops their capacity to work for an organization that operates in a global setting.

Total Credits: 124

Major Requirements

Major Electives—12

Students may select electives in one academic discipline that suits their special area of interest, or take any of the elective courses listed below to meet the degree requirements. Choose four courses from the following: 

Business Major Course/GPA Requirements

Students must complete the required and elective major courses (27 credits) with a minimum GPA of 2.33 (C+). The GPA is figured including all courses attempted—even those in which a D is received and which, therefore, do not apply towards the 27 credits of the major.

All International Business students must earn at least a “C” letter grade in the following courses: ACCT 121  and ACCT 122 .


General Electives—11

Sufficient credits to complete the 124 credits required for graduation.

Andrews Core Experience - 44

Students must take all courses designated in the Andrews Core Experience: Professional Degrees  while noting the following approved course substitutions. Note: if a student changes to another degree program, these course substitutions will no longer apply even if already completed.

Additional Requirements

Transfer Credits

The School of Business Administration does not accept 100-200 level courses (i.e. lower division) as transfer work to replace 300-400 level courses (i.e. upper division).

Residence Requirement

Students must complete in residence in the School of Business Administration at Andrews University a minimum of 50% (33 credits) of the course work for the BBA degree (66 credits=39 credits in the BBA core + 27 credits in BBA required/elective major courses).

Program Objectives

Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to identify the major theory and concepts of business across business functional areas.
  • Students will be able to incorporate relevant quantitative and qualitative data in the analysis.
  • Students will be able to identify relevant business theories in analyzing business issues and apply appropriate theories in addressing business problems.
  • Students will be able to deliver oral presentations clearly, confidently, and in an organized format, and present their written thoughts in a coherent narrative to articulate complex ideas.
  • Students will be able to identify Christian perspectives when approaching business issues and understand the Judea-Christian foundation of personal and professional integrity, accountability, and experience positive spiritual growth.

Major Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain how their courses in their Concentration in International Business integrated with the other functional areas of
  • Students in International Business will be able to articulate that their understanding of Christian principles and ethics related positively to their
    professional careers.
  • Students will be able to explain that the rigor and content of their International Business courses adequately prepared them for their careers
    in business.

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