BSBA in Business Administration with Emphasis in International Business - Finance

Degree Program Description

International Business is a joint degree program offered by the College of Arts and Science and the Trulaske College of Business. The program incorporates foreign language, geographic region and cultural environment courses with core and international business courses. Completion of this degree program requires 145-153 credits depending on emphasis.

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Major Program Requirements

To complete this course of study, students must be accepted in both the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies program in the College of Arts and Science and the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in the Trulaske College of Business.  Students must also complete all university requirements, including general education, and the degree requirements below.

Social Sciences6
Regions and Nations of the World I
Regions and Nations of the World II
International Relations
Comparative Political Systems
State Requirement3
Behavior Sciences6
Cultural Anthropology
The additional 3 hours can be any general education approved Behavioral Science from the list.
Civilization course in language studied
Literature course in language studied
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Environmental Design
Ancient and Medieval Art
Renaissance through Modern Art
Introduction to World Literatures
Introduction to World Literatures, 1890 to Present
Trends in World Cinema
The Middle Ages and the Renaissance
The Early Modern World: The 17th-19th Centuries Enlightenment
The Modern Era
The News Media: Journalism and Advertising in a Democratic Society
Masterpieces of Western Music
Introduction to World Music
Think Global: Fundamentals of Globalization and Digital Technologies
Philosophy: East and West
Philosophies of War and Peace
Introduction to Religion
Indigenous Religions
Global Religions
Religions of China and Japan
Additional Humanities
Biological & Physical Sciences1-5
One course must include a lab
Foreign Language18-20
All in the same language
Area Support9
To be selected with the A&S advisor. Coursework typically includes classes in Culture, Geography, Government, or History related to language studied.
Upper Level Admission Courses34
Required Business Core Courses26
Money, Banking and Financial Markets
Managerial Economics
Corporate Finance
Principles of Management
Introduction to Business Processes and Technologies
Introduction to Business Law
Principles of Marketing
Introduction to Probability and Statistics II
Applied Statistical Models I
Advanced Professional Development Principles
Professional Development Program - Internship
College of Business WI Course3
Business Area24
to be selected with Business advisor, depending on emphasis area.
Capstone Course3
MANGMT 4970Strategic Management Complete senior year, on campus. Minimum grade of C- required.
Total Credits145-151

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Semester Plan

Below is a sample plan of study, semester by semester.  A student's actual plan may vary based on course choices where options are available.

First Year
MATH 11003MATH 14003
BUS_AD 15002ENGLSH 10003
State Requirement3ECONOM 10143
Foreign Language4Foreign Language4
POL_SC 1100 or 27003Behavioral Science 3
 15 16
Second Year
ACCTCY 20363ACCTCY 20373
MATH 13003ACCTCY 22583
STAT 25003FINANC 30003
BUS_AD 25002ECONOM 10153
Foreign Language4Biological or Physical Science with Lab3
 Foreign Language3
 15 18
Third Year
STAT 35003ECONOM 32293
MANGMT 33003MRKTNG 30003
Writing Intensive Business 3MANGMT 35403
BUS_AD 35002GEOG 1100 or 12003
Humanities3Foreign Civilization/Writing Intensive Non-Business 3
Foreign Language3 
 17 15
Fourth Year
FINANC 40103FINANC 40203
MANGMT 30003MANGMT 40103
BUS_AD 45003Additional Finance Course3
Humanity- Global Core3A&S Area Support3
Foreign Literature3A&S Area Support3
ANTHRO 20303A&S Area Support3
 18 18
Fifth Year
MANGMT 49703 
ACCTCY 43563 
Additional Finance Course3 
Additional Finance Course3 
Additional Finance Course3 
Total Credits: 147

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Degree Audit

The degree audit is an automated report reflecting a student’s academic progress toward the completion of a degree.  Degree Audits are not available for all programs; however, please consult with the appropriate college or school for audit information.

MU students can request a degree audit by logging in to myDegreePlanner.  Students may also access myDegreePlanner via myZou, in the Student Center, by clicking on the Request Degree Audit link. The audit automatically pulls in the student’s MU course work, transfer courses and courses in progress.  This is available to current students, admitted students, and those who last attended less than three terms ago.

Past MU students can request a degree audit by contacting the Academic Advising Unit of the division in which they were last enrolled at MU. For contact information, go to

Prospective students, can access a preliminary MU degree audit via Information on the college credits already earned will have to be manually entered before it can be evaluated against current degree requirements.

For additional details on degree audits, go to

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Major and Career Exploration

The University of Missouri has many resources to assist you in exploring majors and career possibilities.  For guidance, visit the Majors and Careers website or view specific resources below.

  • If you are considering a change of major or are exploring multiple majors, schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Discovery Center by calling (573)884-9700 or through MU Connect Discovery Center service in you success network.

  • If you have decided on a major, visit an academic advisor in the School or College that you are interested in to discuss the process of declaring the major

  • If you would like to learn more about your career interests, abilities, values and talents, visit the MU Career Center.  No Appointment is necessary to explore career options with one of our staff members.

For additional major and career exploration resources, visit Major & Career Exploration in the catalog.

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