NSU Catalog 2017-2018 
    Oct 03, 2023  
NSU Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business Studies (BA)

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In addition to being offered on Northern State University main campus (Aberdeen, SD), this major is also offered at University Center - Sioux Falls and Online.


Students majoring in international business must also complete business core courses and meet School of Business exit requirements.



Exit Requirements for Business Majors

In addition to Northern State University graduation requirements, baccalaureate business majors must:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of course work in the School of Business at Northern State University. Acceptance of course work completed at other colleges and universities will be evaluated by the Dean.
  • Take School of Business exit exam

Program Requirements

Foreign Language (8 credits)

  • Introductory I and II

Cultural Experience and/or Additional Foreign Language (6-8 credits)

  • Intermediate Foreign Language I 3-4 credits
  • Intermediate Foreign Language II 3-4 credits
  • Student Exchange-International
    EXCH 289 , EXCH 389 , or EXCH 489  1-8 credits

Cultural, Political, Geographic Studies (6 credits)

 Choose two (2) courses from the three different areas. Second course cannot be from the same area. (i.e., if first course is from Area 1, second course must be Area 2 or 3.)

Total: 38-40 credits


* If EXCH course is used to satisfy the Cultural Experience/Additional Foreign Language requirement, it can not be used to satisfy electives.

Total Degree: 120 Credits

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