What is International Business
An international business program prepares students for a 21st century, global-minded career.
A top-30 ranking and incredible study abroad opportunities make the Michael F. Price College’s International Business program a solid choice for future globe-trotters. The degree requires a second business major, chosen from within Price College. Options include: Accounting, Energy Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Sports Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing or Supply Chain Management. The International Business study abroad experience gives students invaluable training in the global business community.
So, what's my degree?
An International Business student graduates with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Do my interests fit?
International Business students typically have interests in:
- Foreign language
- Global marketing
- International Trade
- Cross-cultural Management
How can an OU International Business degree help me?
Students who have a second language and who can live independently in a foreign country have a competitive edge in the job market. They will be attractive to companies like Price Waterhouse Cooper [PwC], whose headquarters are in London, England. Learning a big-picture view of the business world makes students more prepared for changes and more adaptable. The second major allows students to specialize and capture a seat with a growing multicultural corporation.
What courses will I take?
International Business, International Human Resource Management, Cross-cultural Management, International Marketing/Advertising, International Law, International Trade, International Financial Management, or International Financial Statements
How can I study abroad?
International Business majors are required to complete a pre-approved international experience for a minimum of eight weeks. Students often study abroad for a full semester while learning a second language, although student can also go overseas in the summer and in an English-speaking country, if preferred.
Wait, I can have a minor?
There is not a minor in International Business. As there are language requirements for this major, it is not uncommon for students to add a minor in a language.
How can I get involved?
- The International Business Association is a student organization that increases the students’ knowledge, appreciation and experience in this field as well as providing students with the opportunity to network with others and participate in International Business competitions.
- Phi Beta Delta is an honors society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education.
What kind of career can I pursue?
- International companies
- Advertising and marketing firms
- Consulting firms
- Government agencies
- Colleges and universities
How much will I make?
Visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ website to explore the median pay for jobs you can pursue with this degree.
What makes our International Business program unique?
OU’s International Business program for over 10 years has been ranked among the top 30 programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
What have our OU graduates done with their International Business degrees?
- Project manager
- Marketing analyst
- Advertising account manager
- Director of international operations
- Foreign Service officer
- Vice president of overseas division
- Director of international expansion
The Michael F. Price College of Business has been accredited since 1926 by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Price College is ranked in the top 12 percent of AACSB International’s accredited undergraduate programs by U.S. News and World Report.
Michael F. Price College of Business
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