International Business Studies Major Requirements

Declaration in Fall 2012 and later


William Swinton, Major Coordinator (swinton@tuj.temple.edu)



International Business Studies Major - College of Liberal Arts

  • Major courses must be passed with at least a C−, except Math 1021 (at least a C is required)
Required Courses Credits  
I. General IBS Core / Non-Business
Math 1021, College Algebra (Minimum grade of a C is required) 4  
Math 1031, Differential Calculus 4  
Math 2031, Probability and Statistics 3  
Econ 1101, Macroeconomics Principles 3  
Econ 1102, Microeconomics Principles 3  
Econ 3563, or 3564 International Trade or International Monetary Economics 3  
Econ 3538, Managerial Economics 3  
Eng 2596 / 2007, Writing for Business and Industry 3  
Organization Studies 3000, Special Topics in Organization Studies: TUJ International Business Studies 3  
Pol Sci 2000+ Level or higher 3  
Pol Sci 2321, Politics of the Global Economy 3  
As St 2511, Introduction to Asian Business 3  
Econ 3581, Internship 3  
Liberal Arts 2020, Special Topics in Liberal Arts II: Career Strategies 2  
II. Lower Division Business Course
Acct 2101, Financial Accounting 3  
Acct 2102, Managerial Accounting 3  
HRM 1101, Leadership and Organization Management 3  
MKTG 2101, Marketing Management 3  
III. IBS Major Course *
Choose TWO from:
IBS 3101, Introduction to Global Finance;
IBS 3102, Global Operations and Supply Chain Management
IBS 3501, Marketing in a Global Environment
3  
3  
IBS 4197 (WI), Global Business Overview 3  
IBS 4596 (WI), Integrated Capstone 3  
IV. Electives
CLA 2000+ (Humanities, if Language Requirement Waived) 3  
CLA 2000+ 3  
CLA 2000+ 3  
V. Language Requirement**
Lang Level 1 4  
Lang Level 2 4  
Lang Level 3 3-4  
CLang Level 4 3-4  

* Prerequisites
IBS 3101 - Accounting 2102 or permission of instructor
IBS 3102 - Math 2031 or Statistics 2103
IBS 3501 - Marketing 2101
IBS 4197 - IBS 3101, or permission of the Program Director
IBS 4596 - HRM 1101, IBS 3501, 3101, or permission of the Program Director


Internships / Practica

Internships / Practica are one of the most significant characteristics of the IBS major. A student's proposals for internship or practicum must be reviewed by the Major Coordinator. Students interested in an internship should also consult with the Career Development Office for detailed information on criteria necessary for participation.


** Language Requirement
The IBS major requires students complete a foreign language until the Intermediate II (fourth semester) level. Students who have a proficiency in a language other than English may request waiver of foreign language. Contact the Major Coordinator or the Academic Advising Center for more details.


Students also must complete all of General Education and College of Liberal Arts collegial requirement.