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Quinlan School of Business

International Business

The Quinlan School of Business' BBA in International Business degree prepares students to excel in positions involving global trade and commerce by imparting the business and communication skills needed to compete internationally.

Available as a primary or secondary major, the international business major combines courses in international accounting, marketing, economics, finance, management, information systems, operations management, and cultural anthropology with foreign-language study. A study abroad experience is required for the major.

The Basics

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Degree Requirements

In addition to Core Curriculum and Business Core Curriculum requirements, students pursuing the BBA degree in international business must complete the following courses to earn 18 hours in this major:

Five courses from the following:

Group A (choose at least two)

Group B (choose at least two)

(R)=Offered at Loyola's Rome Center.
(B)=Offered at Loyola's Beijing Center.

*Students may only take up to two courses in the same subject area for this major/minor.  

In addition, students pursuing the International Business major/minor have a foreign language requirement. 

(Minor) Language Requirement 
____ Option 1) 103 level (3 yrs of same language in HS) + Study Abroad(semester or summer program)
____ Option 2) 104 level (4 yrs of same language in HS)

(Major) Language and Study Abroad - All INTL majors are required to study abroad for a semester.
____ Study Abroad(semester programs only, location does not have to match language studied) and language up through 103 level (3 yrs of same language in HS)

Important Details:
At the discretion of the Quinlan School of Business assistant dean, a maximum of one transfer course, taken prior to matriculating at Loyola University Chicago, may be allowed. A 2.0 average GPA is required for all attempted business courses. Quinlan students are limited to double dipping one course between majors/minors, while non-Quinlan students are limited to double dipping two courses between business school minors.

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