International Business, Language, and Culture Major


What do I study?


The International Business, Language, and Culture Major is an interdisciplinary, globally oriented program that includes a strong language component. It will provide solid preparation for a career in international business, in profit and not-for-profit organizations, competence in French or Spanish language and culture, and a foundation for graduate study. Supporting courses in other departments complement the major requirements.


What are the requirements?

For more information on the specific course requirements as well as a sample academic plan, please see the Business Section of the  2014-15 SUS Course Catalog (page 100-101)


What activities are available to me?


Interested majors can join the Business Club, which is open to all students. Students who qualify  with a 3.5 GPA, who rank in the top 20% of their graduating class and who have completed at least one half of their major degree program, may also be asked to join Sigma Beta Delta (SBD), the International Honor Society of Business. Additionally, students are encouraged to attend the Business Lecture Series on campus every fall.


What can I do after graduation?


Students majoring in International Business Language & Culture will have the core competencies needed for building a successful career in global business enterprises.   The opportunities of IBLC graduates are boundless and provide advantages in various careers including:


Multinational manufacturing and retailing
Nonprofit Organizations

Bilingual Publications

Hospitality Industry
World trade organizations
Governmental agencies