International Business Degree Requirements

2015-16 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

There are two tracks for completing the International Business major. The first requires a semester abroad. The second is the business dual-degree program, which requires two years abroad. Students completing this track will earn dual bachelor’s degrees: one from Elon and one from a partner university in Europe.

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REQUIRED MINOR OR DOUBLE MAJOR: To promote academic depth, all students must complete a minor in World Languages and Cultures OR a second major of the student's choosing.

INTERMEDIATE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: Students must attain intermediate proficiency in a modern world language by:

     (a) passing a modern world language course at the 222 level OR placing above the 222 level;
     (b) taking AT LEAST one course at Elon in their chosen language.
SEMESTER ABROAD: International business majors are required to study abroad for a semester.  It is recommended, but not required, that students choose a region or country relevant to their language proficiency.

*Total number of hours depends on the number of internship hours and the amount of world language needed to meet the world language requirement.