The United States is inextricably linked with the global economy, and doing business today requires a global mindset. Acquire the skills and knowledge needed to work in global markets and across national cultures by immersing yourself in transformative global experiences in D'Amore-McKim's BS in International Business program.

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BS in International Business overview

D'Amore-McKim International Business majors have the opportunity to study in one or more foreign countries and through cooperative education get the chance to work in the U.S. or abroad. Students who choose the BS in International Business will learn how a globalized economy impacts business, economic development, and individual growth.

Unique program features

  • Develop a global perspective with life-changing learning opportunities worldwide.
  • Grow professionally through co-op and classroom experiences.
  • Prepare to work for companies with international operations and on international assignments.
  • Complete the degree in four or five years, depending on the program of study you design.
  • Create your own path with numerous concentration options, minors outside of business, and opportunities for study and co-op abroad.

Students should meet with their academic advisors as early as possible to devise their individual curriculum plan. Please review the Academic Catalog for program requirements and plans of study.

Curriculum and co-op

The BS in International Business curriculum consists of Northeastern University's core requirements, general course requirements for business majors, and course requirements for the International Business major itself. Please refer to the BS in International Business program information in the Registrar's Undergraduate Catalog for the curriculum appropriate to your class year. Course numbers and titles are subject to change. BSIB students are also expected to complete a semester of study or co-op work experience abroad, or its equivalent.

Choose a concentration … or two

Along with your required coursework, International Business students are required to complete one of the following concentrations. A second concentration is optional, but strongly encouraged. Certain concentrations require additional prerequisites.

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Undergraduate Concentration in Accounting

Accounting is a dynamic profession that requires people to possess sound technical knowledge, critical thinking skills, superior interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.
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Undergraduate Concentration in Marketing

Product design, research, pricing, packaging, transportation, advertising, selling, and servicing: marketing impacts every one of these essential aspects of business.

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Combined majors — D'Amore-McKim and the College of Social Science and Humanities offer two International Business combined majors.

Business minors — Deepen your knowledge with a business minor in any of the following domains.

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Undergraduate Minor in Consulting

A minor designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the skills and concepts needed to succeed in a consulting-oriented environment.
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Undergraduate Minor in Corporate Innovation

Northeastern students outside of D'Amore-McKim can prepare to develop new ventures or innovate processes within existing organizations with the Corporate Innovation Minor.
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Undergraduate Minor in Emerging Markets

The minor in emerging markets introduces students to the challenges and opportunities that face companies in countries that are rapidly developing into more developed world economies.
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Undergraduate Minor in Family Business

Northeastern students outside of D'Amore-McKim can develop a strong understanding of the distinct challenges, opportunities, and practices of family businesses.
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Undergraduate Minor in Marketing

Northeastern students outside of D'Amore-McKim can gain a deeper understanding of brands, current markets trends, and consumers.
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Undergraduate Minor in Marketing Analytics

Northeastern students outside of D'Amore-McKim can learn the cutting-edge skills necessary to harness, process, and analyze data to address modern marketing challenges.
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Undergraduate Minor in Strategy

D'Amore-McKim business majors assume the role of a leader and focus the direction of an organization with strategy in mind.

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