International Business Major Curriculum

Champlain College's Robert P. Stiller School of Business spends a lot of time working with employers and internship sites to determine the exact skills, knowledge and characteristics they are seeking in job candidates.

Employers look to hire graduates who have developed expertise in a specific area of business; have strong critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills; and possess the ability to strategize and lead across the whole business enterprise or organization.

The Robert P. Stiller School of Business incorporates this employer input with our academic and professional expertise to provide an integrated cutting-edge education that prepares you exceptionally well in your major field of study.

Regardless of major, all Robert P. Stiller School of Business students share a core business curriculum that includes:

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International Business Major Curriculum 2018–2019

First Year

First Semester

Exploring International Business
(INT 115)

Business & the Entrepreneurial Mindset
(BUS 110)

The Quantitative Language of Business
(BUS 115)

Financial Accounting
(ACC 130)

Concepts of the Self
(COR 110)

The Rhetoric of Self
(COR 115)

Second Semester

Global Business Strategy
(INT 210)

Marketing & the Organizational Mindset
(BUS 120)

Introduction to Statistics
(MTH 180)

Concepts of Community
(COR 120)

The Rhetoric of Community
(COR 125)

Second Year

First Semester

Business Law I

Managerial Economics
(ECN 255)

Choose 200-level COR course

Choose 200-level COR course

Language Elective 1

Second Semester

Corporate Social Responsibility
(BUS 210)

Financial Management I
(FIN 240)

Choose 200-level COR course

Choose 200-level COR course

Language Elective 2

Talk to your advisor and/or the Office of International Education about possible curriculum adjustments in order to create a semester abroad in your 3rd year.

Third Year

*In the third year, students MUST take COR 310, 320 and two COR 330 courses. COR 310 and 320 MUST be taken together and the two COR 330 courses MUST be taken together. Either pair may be taken in either semester.

First Semester

(INT 230)

International Business & Macroeconomics
(BUS 310)

Information Systems for Management
(MGT 265)

The Global Condition
(COR 310)

Human Studies II: Human Rights and Responsibilities
(COR 320)

Second Semester

International Marketing
(INT 260)

International Relations
(INT 330)

Choose two Local Contexts, Global Connections courses*
(COR 330)

Minor Course

Fourth Year

First Semester

College Capstone
(CCC 410)

Minor Course

Minor Course

Elective or Minor Course

Second Semester

International Finance and Trade
(INT 320)

International Business Internship
(INT 490)

Minor Course

Elective or Minor Course

Natural Science Elective with Lab