May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
2023-2024 University Bulletin

International Business - B.A.

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The bachelor of arts degree with a major in international business is designed for students wanting to double major in international business and another field of interest. Students selecting the international business major - B.A. are strongly urged to participate in the study abroad and language study programs offered through Dominican University.

Course work completed during a student’s study abroad program may be substituted for the major courses, if approved by the Department Chair.

Major Requirements

Fifty-four credit hours, including:

International Studies or Modern Foreign Language Courses:

Fifteen credit hours:

Students must complete at least five additional courses, which must be approved by the international business advisor. These courses may focus either on advanced modern foreign languages proficiency (200-level or above), or on history, political science, sociology, or other areas, that have a contemporary, global/international focus. 

Additional Requirements:

A minimum of one-half the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.

Students majoring in international business are advised to complete MATH 130  or MATH 170  to satisfy the mathematics foundation requirement.


Credit-hour requirements reflect the number of credits earned by students who complete all major requirements at Dominican University. These totals may be reduced due to transfer-hour totals.

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