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Gary Benjamin '70

President and COO, Champion, Inc.
Iron Mountain, MI

LSSU Business, Economics, and Legal Studies Distinguished Alumni '07

Former LSSU Board Trustee

Business Administration (International Business)

Developing a student’s ability to meet the challenges of the global business environment.

We prepare the leaders and business owners of tomorrow!

Degrees
   

BS International Business Major

The International Business major provides students at Lake Superior State University the highest level of exposure to international business topics and coursework to work or operate their own business in a global environment.

Students majoring in international business take eight major concentration courses in international business, courses in a target language, regional focus and an international experience. Students participate in an approved international experience, which involves study abroad, work experience, or internships.

In addition, students majoring in International Business are strongly encouraged to choose a minor in areas complementary to international business such as management, marketing, and economics.

Major Requirements
INTB 389 Competing in the Global Market Place 3 Credits
INTB 375 International Business Law        3 Credits
ECON 408 International Economics 3 Credits
INTB 486 International Marketing 3 Credits
INTB 420 International Comparative Management 3 Credits
INTB 499 International Experience 3 Credits
   Select one of the following:
  BUSN 399 Internship in Discipline  
  INTD 310 Foreign Study  
  INTD 410 Internship in Department  
     
Language Electives Minimum of two semesters of a modern foreign language: Spanish, Japanese, Frech, German. 8 Credits
 
Regional Electives
  Select one of the following:
  HIST 310 Russia 4 Credits
  HIST 316 Europe in the 20th Century 4 Credits
  HIST 361 Latin America 4 Credits
  HIST 371 Far East Civilization; 1850 to present 4 Credits

International Business Minor

A minor in International Business can become a powerful complement to the specialized business majors like accounting, finance/economics, management, and marketing. The minor consists of six courses in three operational functions of a company on the different aspects of international business. . Students participate in an approved international experience, which involves study abroad, work experience, or internships.

The synergies between the IB program and some of the specialized courses in your major, as well as the elective courses permit students to double count courses to complete a minor in international business.

Minor Requirements
MRKT 281 Principles of Marketing 3 Credits
MGMT 360 Management Concepts 3 Credits
INTB 375 International Business Law 3 Credits
INTB 389 Competing in the Global Market Place 3 Credits
INTB 486 International Marketing 3 Credits
INTB 420 International Comparative Management 3 Credits
INTB 499 International Experience 3 Credits
  Select one of the following:
  BUSN 399 Internship in Discipline  
  INTD 310 Foreign Study  
  INTD 410 Internship in Department  
    

International Business

Noel Granger

"My goal is to find a school that suits my interests and has a student-teacher ratio that allows the teacher to know my name and have time for my questions. I would like to be able to sit in the front of the class and enjoy the knowledge around me."

After completing my first semester at LSSU, I feel like I have accomplished my goal of finding a small school that really cares about the education of their students. [ more ]

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