International business majors learn how to think globally about the business world. A fundamental truth is that while business principles may be universal, the successful application of principles in global markets today often requires local knowledge and a heightened cultural sensitivity.
Functional business skills, such as accounting, marketing, and finance, are important for initial career placement and are emphasized more in the early stages of business careers. Students are required to have a second major, or a relevant minor, which increases their career opportunities. Explorers studying international business must have an international experience fulfilled by short-term travel study courses, a semester abroad, or an approved international internship.
Every business is a global business in the 21st century. La Salle’s International business majors learn how to think globally about the business world through a well-rounded education in accounting, business systems and analytics, finance, management and leadership, and marketing.
Professors who teach in the program have vast international professional and educational experience. Many also lead students on short-term travel study courses to Europe, Asia and South America.
International business prepares students for a variety of career choices in culturally diverse businesses in all industries, whether here at home or at an international location.
Career opportunities for those with an International Business degree include:
La Salle School of Business is accredited by the AACSB, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.