2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Apr 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, International Business Concentration, BBA

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International Business Concentration

(Note: This program is closed to new students.)

Requirements for the international business concentration and typical program of courses are listed below. Students majoring in business administration with a concentration in international business must take the concentration requirements listed below.

Other Elective Options

One of the three IB track required electives may be a course outside of Sellinger or a Sellinger short-term abroad course (Note: There are additional costs associated with a study tour course.)

Non-credit Global Experiential Requirement

Students must complete one of the following. International students are exempt from this requirement.

  • IB 499  - International Business Internship (Note: International students are exempt from this requirement)
  • Internship (non-credit) related to IB (internship can be domestic or international)
  • Study Abroad Program course beyond the required 104 level
  • Short-term Study Abroad Program
  • A Loyola language course beyond the required 104 level
  • A Loyola service-learning course related to IB
  • A Loyola immersion experience that relates to IB
  • An alternative IB experience as agreed upon by the Chair of the Management and International Business department and the student

An example of a typical program of courses follows:

This is a possible plan of study, but it need not be followed in the same order by every student.  Consult with your academic advisor.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year**

Senior Year

Fall Term

Spring Term


*Students concentrating in international business are encouraged to complete IB 282  during sophomore year.

**Students concentrating in international business should review and complete the non-credit Global Experiential requirement their junior or senior year.

***MG 402  and MG 407  can be taken in either the fall or spring term if prerequisites or co-requisites are met.

****Candidates for the BBA degree may substitute Introduction to Statistics (ST 210 ) for EC 220 . Note that both EC 220  and ST 210  count towards the third Math/Natural Science requirement in the Loyola Core.

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