IB Major Requirements - 4 Year Plan

 All SCB majors must complete BBA CORE requirements. As an International Business Major, you must also take courses from the International Business Component, the Cultural Component, complete a second SCB business major, complete a Foreign Language minor, and participate in a GVSU-approved study abroad program.

 

Fall Semester - Year One Winter Semester - Year One

MTH 110 or CIS 150 if you have the MTH 110 waiver

WRT 150 (or WRT 098)

Foreign Language 150

Historical Perspective GenEd

 

Total credits: 15

Arts GenEd

Philo/Lit. GenEd (SWS)                             

Natural Sciences GenEd (non-lab)

Foreign Language 201

STA 215 (Business & Math GenEd)

Total credits: 16

 Spring/Summer - Year One  

Natural Sciences GenEd (Lab)

ECO 210 (Soc. Sciences GenEd)

Total credits: 7

** take CIS 150 test
 Fall Semester - Year Two  Winter Semester - Year Two

ACC 212

ECO 211

Foreign Language 202 (World Persp. GenEd)

GPY 220 or 235 or LAS 210  (IB culture & 1 Soc.Sc. GenEd)

BUS 201

Total credits: 16

ACC 213

Foreign Language 3/400

Foreign Language 3/400

MGT 268

IB culture #2

Total credits: 15

 Spring/Summer - Year Two  

Study Abroad (6 credits):

Foreign Language 3/400

IB major course

Study abroad either in the spring/summer or
full semester abroad (6 credits minimum abroad)

 
 Fall Semester - Year Three  Winter Semester - Year Three

MGT 331

MKT 350 (SWS)

MKT 359 (IB major & theme 15)

ECO 369 (IB major, cognate & theme 15)

Foreign Language 3/400

Total credits: 15

FIN 320

MGT 366

MGT 466 (IB major & theme 15)

Quant Group (cognate)

Foreign Language 3/400

Total credits: 15

 Fall Semester - Year Four  Winter Semester - Year Four

Ethics course within SCB Major 2 (#1) if possible:

Choose 1 of ECO 440, MKT 375, MGT 340/438

ECO 349 or ECO 365

SCB Major 2 (#2)

SCB Major 2 (#3)

Foreign Language 3/400

Total credits: 15

MGT 495

SCB Major 2 (#4)

SCB Major 2 (#5)

US Diversity GenEd (MGT 355 or SPA 313)

SCB Major 2 (#6)

 

Total credits: 15


NOTES: The IB major requires: A second Seidman business major, a language minor and 6 cr. through study abroad. This is a general curriculum guide and will need to be modified based on the student’s language minor/ second business major choice as well as the University catalog year.

GenEd Program general requirements: 2 SWS courses. This major sheet is not an official document. The official document is the University catalog.

It is imperative that you meet with Ms. Alexandra Schmid, the designated Int’l Business Major advisor.

Seidman College of Business, 3137 Seidman Center, (616) 331-7452, schmiale@gvsu.edu.

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