Students pursuing the international business degree at Southern Miss build functional business and cross-cultural skills and also foreign language proficiency. International business majors sharpen their skills through involvement in senior class projects with business and governmental agencies and in study-abroad experiences.
Initial coursework in the degree program consists of seminars in international business, international management, international marketing, and 12 hours of any single foreign language. Students also complete courses in international business finance and an international business project-based class. Students are expected to complete at least one international seminar abroad.
Study abroad programs led by USM business faculty are established for Japan/South Korea and as part of the British Studies Program. Ask us about opportunities to learn in other countries.
There is one Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree available with this major.
International business professionals work in a variety of functional areas for businesses that operate in the global environment – including import and export departments and in international management and international marketing activities.
These professionals may also work for state and federal agencies that promote international business and trade.
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Southern Miss undergraduate degrees are available online, at the Hattiesburg campus, at the Gulf Park campus, and/or through a hybrid delivery that includes both online and on-campus courses.
All courses listed in the degree plan are available online. A student would not have to take a face-to-face course to complete this degree.
50 percent or more of the degree plan’s courses in Major Area of Study Requirements AND 50 percent or more of courses in Curriculum Requirement are available online. Remaining courses are face-to-face at the Hattiesburg or Gulf Park campus, as noted.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Hattiesburg campus.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.