May 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business BBA

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This major enables students to acquire a knowledge base that develops their capacity to work for an organization that operates in a global setting. Students who complete an International Business BBA will have skills necessary to work in a variety of industries and positions such as an international financial analyst, foreign exchange consultant, customs broker, international product/brand manager, foreign sales representative, or an international management consultant.

This program is available on the main campus and in Vietnam.

Dual Degree Option (available to main campus students only):

This program is available as a dual degree with the Language for International Trade BA:

Total Credits - 120


Students may select electives in one of the academic disciplines below that suits their special area of interest, or take any combination of the elective courses listed below to meet the degree requirements. Choose a minimum of 3 courses, for a total of 9 or more credits, from the following:

Additional Requirements

Students must complete the business core courses (39 credits) and the major required and elective courses (24 credits) with a minimum overall GPA of 2.33. However, students must receive a minimum of a “C-” grade in each course. Courses where a grade less than a “C-” is received will not apply towards the business core or major requirements.

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

Cognates - 15

General Education (Andrews Core Experience)

Students must fulfill all Bachelor’s Degree requirements listed in the Andrews Core Experience .

Additional Requirements

Residence Requirement

Students must complete in residence in the School of Business Administration at Andrews University a minimum of 50% (31.5 credits) of the course work for the BBA degree (63 credits = 39 credits in the BBA core + 24 credits in BBA required/elective major courses).

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).

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to apply the major business theories and concepts to inform decision-making.
  • Students will be able to communicate complex ideas.
  • Students will be able to implement the elements of a high performing team.
  • Students will be able to employ decision-support tools in organization problem-solving.
  • Students will be able to apply the strategic planning process to formulate innovative solutions to complex business problems.
  • Students will apply a Christian (Adventist) perspective to evaluating the social and ethical responsibilities of business.

Major Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain how their courses in their Concentration in International Business integrated with the other functional areas of business.
  • 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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