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APU’s Bachelor of Science in International Business prepares students for global enterprise. The international business major provides a solid foundation in core business competencies including accounting, economics, finance, culture, and marketing, which then serve as a framework for in-depth study of international business, international finance, international marketing management, and comparative economics.

Travel Opportunities

The program offers students opportunities to study across the United States and overseas, learn a foreign language, and gain valuable experience working an international internship, all of which allow for practical application of classroom knowledge. Over the years, the School of Business and Management has organized trips to Washington, DC, New York City, and 56 countries on 6 continents, including the following:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates

Gain In-depth Learning Experience

The program features the International Business Institute, whereby students journey to Europe and Asia for a summer of intensive study and travel. In addition, students can take advantage of internship opportunities available locally and internationally.

Students also complete an import/export practicum in which they create a one-semester mini-business importing and selling a product of their choosing. International business majors leave APU ready to guide a business through the complex global marketplace.

Is this Major Right for You?

You’re an international business major if you:

  • Would like to help develop or expand businesses beyond the United States.
  • Speak (or want to speak) a second language.
  • Are interested in a specific country or region.
  • Would like to travel.
  • Are fascinated by other cultures.

Learn more about this major and its required courses.

Note: This information is current for the 2020-21 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.