International Business B.S.

Bachelor of Science - International Business

College of Business

Degree Specific Credits: 73-87

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note:

  • At least 54 credits must be earned in Business classes (ECNS, COB internship courses and COB faculty-led study abroad courses may be counted as Business classes). A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for these courses.

  • At least 27 credits in business must be taken at UM.

  • All business credits transferred in after matriculating to UM must be pre-approved by the department chair in your major.

  • In addition to the below requirements, students seeking a major in International Business must complete all degree requirements for a major in ACCT, FIN, MGMT, MIS, or MKTG.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

College of Business Requirements

51-53

Primary Lower Core Courses

Math Requirement

Statistics Requirement

Secondary Lower Core Courses

Upper Major Core Courses

Capstone and Upper-Division Writing Requirement

International Business Major Requirements

12

International Business Language Requirement

4-16

International Business Major Electives

6

Total Hours

73-87


College of Business Requirements

Primary Lower Core Courses

Note: Unless a higher requirement is specified, all primary lower core courses must be completed with a C- or better and a 2.0 GPA in the seven (7) listed courses prior to admission into an upper-division Business Major. A minimum grade of C or better is required for ACTG 201 and ACTG 202 as a prerequisite for ACTG 305.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BGEN 105S

Introduction to Business

3

ACTG 201

Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACTG 202

Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BMIS 270

MIS Foundations for Business

3

ECNS 201S

Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Math Requirement

Note: The College of Business requires that credit be earned for one of the math courses below (with a C- or better) before enrolling in ACTG 202. A student's result on the ALEKS Math Placement Exam or Maplesoft Math Placement Exam does not waive this math requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

M 115

Probability and Linear Mathematics

M 121

College Algebra

M 151

Precalculus

M 162

Applied Calculus

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Statistics Requirement

Note: This is a primary lower core course. The College of Business requires that credit be earned for STAT 216 (preferred) or one of the other statistics courses below (with a C- or better) prior to being admitted into an upper-division College of Business major.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

FORS 201

Forest Biometrics

PSYX 222

Psychological Statistics

SOCI 202

Social Statistics

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics (preferred)

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Secondary Lower Core Courses

Note: All courses must be completed with a "C-" or better to satisfy prerequisites for certain major, upper major core, or capstone courses. Students are advised to complete these courses prior to being admitted to an upper-division Business Major. Prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BGEN 220E

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (Students must complete this course with a C- or better prior to taking the capstone, though earlier completion is strongly encouraged.) Ethical & Human Values Requirement

3

COMX 111A

Introduction to Public Speaking (Students must complete this course with a C- or better prior to taking the capstone, though earlier completion is strongly encouraged.) Expressive Arts Requirement

3

CSCI 172

Intro to Computer Modeling

3

ECNS 202S

Principles of Macroeconomics Social Science Requirement

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper Major Core Courses

Note: All upper major core courses must be completed before the capstone can be taken. A student must be listed as a major or minor in business to take these courses. Major or minor in Business is defined as junior standing with all primary lower core courses completed, a 2.0 cumulative GPA, and formal admission to the major or minor.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BFIN 322

Business Finance

3

BGEN 361

Principles of Business Law

3

BMGT 322

Operations Management

3

BMGT 340

Management & Organization Behavior

3

BMKT 325

Principles of Marketing

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Capstone and Upper-Division Writing Requirement

Notes:

  • Students must complete all primary and secondary lower core and upper core courses and their prerequisites and have an approved graduation application to register for their capstones.

  • Students must pass the required comprehensive exam as well as all requisite coursework to earn a passing grade in BGEN 499.

  • BGEN 499 must be taken at UM.

  • This course also satisfies the UM and College of Business upper-division writing requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

BGEN 499

Strategic Management

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


International Business Major Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

BFIN 473

Multinational Financial Mgmt

3

BGEN 360

International Business

3

BMGT 467

Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

3

BMGT 480

Cross-Cultural Mgmt

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


International Business Major Language Requirement

Note: A student may be exempt from this requirement if using English as a second language or another language not offered by the University of Montana. Please see the International Business advisor for assistance.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the 202 level or equivalent in a modern or classical language.

4-16

Total Hours

4-16

Minimum Required Grade: C-


International Business Major Electives

Note: These 6 credits are selected in consultation with your faculty advisor. A signed track sheet reflecting these courses is required on file in the College of Business Advising Office.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 6 credits in courses approved by your advisor.

6

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-