May 26, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business, BA

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Transfer Policy

A student may transfer in the following:

  1. the common Business core courses except for BUS 450  - Business Policy and no more than 6 credit hours from BUS 320 , BUS 340 , BUS 344 , BUS 360 , and BUS 370 .
  2. no more than 6 credit hours from the required major courses.


Students in the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics may elect to pursue honors work. To be eligible for honors, students must:

  • have a 3.2 cumulative GPA;
  • have a 3.5 GPA in the major; and
  • have completed ACC 231  and BUS 300 , BUS 340 , BUS 360  and CSC 175  or have been invited to apply by the faculty of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics;
  • have successfully complete BUS 320  and BUS 344  as honors courses;
  • have successfully complete BUS 499  concurrently with BUS 450 , which includes a specific business written analysis report and an oral presentation to the faculty of the Charles M. Snipes School of Business & Economics.

The program for the International Business major is structured uniquely to include substantial course work in Business, Economics, and a modern foreign language. Majors must combine the business skill with the language skill. The requirements are intensive and demanding. Career possibilities are numerous and expanding, and a growing number of businesses have foreign affiliations providing opportunities in manufacturing, marketing, and finance. The International Business major earns a B.A. degree. Course requirements for the International Business major are as follows:

Core Curriculum Requirements (53-64 Hours)

The Core Curriculum 

Technical Requirements (3 Hours)

Major Requirements (27 Hours)

  • Hours: 3
  • XXX 221 - (CHI,SPA,FRE,GER) Intermediate Language I Hours: 3
  • XXX 222 - (CHI,SPA,FRE,GER) Intermediate Language II Hours: 3
  • Study Abroad, Global Business Tour and/or Foreign Internship (May be taken as one 12 credit hour experience or as several 3-6 credit experiences) Hours: 12

Choose Two Courses from the Following (6 Hours)

*Other courses approved during Study Abroad

General Elective Credits

(If Needed)

Total Credit Hours (Minimum) 128

On occasion, technical and/or program requirements may also meet specific core curriculum requirements. Please confer with your program advisor to determine which courses, if any, may be counted accordingly.

All Bachelors programs at Lenoir-Rhyne require at least 128 credit hours. If, in combination, core, technical, and program requirements do not generate at least 128 hours, additional credits must be completed to achieve 128 hours. These classes may be general electives, or a student may complete a minor or additional major.

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