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major: International Business

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Concentration: Global Expertise 2023-2024

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Prerequisites (21 credits)

21 semester hours are required. A grade of "C" or better is required in all prerequisites.

ACG2021 Prin of Financial Accounting (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: MAC 1105
Acceptable substitute: ACGX021, ACGX022 or (ACGX001 and ACGX011)
ACG2071 Prin Managerial Accounting (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: ACG 2021 and MAC 1105
Acceptable substitute: (2-3 credit hours) ACGX071 or ACGX301
CGS1100 Computer Applications for Busi (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: (3-4 credit hours) CGSX100, CGSX530, CGSX570, CGSX060, CGSX531, CGSX000, CGSX100C or ISMX000 (or demonstrated competency)
ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: ECOX013
ECO2023 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credits)
Acceptable substitute: ECOX023
MAC2233 (GM)Calculus for Business (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: MAC 1105
Acceptable substitute: (3-4 credit hours) MACX233 or MACX231
STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: MAC 1105
Acceptable substitute: (3-4 credit hours) STAX023, STAX122 or QMBX100

Core Requirements (18 credits)

18 semester hours are required. A grade of "C" or better is required in all core courses. MAN4720 is taken in a student's last semester.

BUL3130 Legal Environment of Business (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: 20 or more earned credits
FIN3403 Financial Management (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: ACG 2071, ECO 2023 and STA 2023
MAN3025 Principles of Management (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: 36 or more earned credits
MAR3023 Principles of Marketing (3 Credits)
MAN3504 Operations Management (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: STA 2023
MAN4720 Strategic Mgmt Business Policy (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: FIN 3403, MAN 3025 and MAR 3023; must be taken in final semester.
Students must submit an online MAN 4720 application before registration.
Fall policy applications available June 1-30
Spring policy applications available October 1-31
Summer policy applications available March 1-31

A Mandatory Workshop for IB majors is required. See your academic advisor for more information.

Major Requirements (15 credits)

15 semester hours are required. All International Business students are also required to complete the Star Certification program with the Coggin Career Management Center prior to starting the search for their mandatory internship.

GEB4941 Foundations of International Business (3 Credits)

Select 4 Courses:
ECO3704 International Trade (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: ECO 2023
FIN4604 International Finance (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: FIN 3403
MAN4600 International Management (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: MAN 3025
MAR4156 International Marketing (3 Credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: MAR 3023
TRA4721 International Logistics (3 Credits)

Concentration Requirement (12 credits)

Students will take a combination of 4 classes in any of the following areas.  May be completed abroad.

GLOBAL AWARENESS (up to 12 credits)

This concentration allows students to explore topics of importance across the globe. Courses chosen must present content from a largely international perspective.  May be completed abroad.

SELECT up to 4 classes from the following

Any 3/4000-level courses on current topics, such as corporate social responsibility, sustainability, diversity, etc. See list of Regional Studies Courses, Section International Relations & Politics: UNF: Regional Studies Courses


Any of the following business courses:
ACG4251 International Accounting
ACG4956 Study Abroad in Accounting
ECO4713 The International Monetary System
ECO4956 Study Abroad in Economics
ECP3302 Environmental Economics
ECS3013 Economic Development
GEA3405 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean
GEB3361 International Business Internship
GEO3372 Conservation of Natural Resources
GEO4956 Study Abroad in Geography
FIN4956 Study Abroad in Finance
MAN4064 Organizational Ethics: A Global Perspective
MAN4143 Effective Business Leadership
MAN4301 Human Resource Management
MAN4390 Current Issues in Human Resource Management
MAN4701 Business and Society
MAN4702 Emergency and Disaster Management
MAN4956 Study Abroad in Management
MAR4104 Social and Ethical Issues in Marketing
MAR4955 Study Abroad in Marketing


These classes allow students to gain a depth of knowledge in a particular region. May be completed abroad.

SELECT up to 4 3/4000-level courses focused on a particular region of the world. See Regional Studies Courses page: UNF: Regional Studies Courses

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (up to 12 credits)

These classes, when taught in a language other than English, allow students to hone their skills in a particular language and deepen cultural understanding in a linguistic context. Courses in any discipline taught in a language other than English will qualify as "language courses" for this concentration. May be completed abroad.

SELECT up to 4 of the following language courses or complete abroad
CHI3400 Conversation in Chinese
FOL3953 Advanced Foreign Language Study Abroad
FRE3283 French Listening and Speaking Skills
FRE3300 French Grammar and Composition
FRE3350 Readings in French Literature and Culture
FRE3502 French and Francophone Cultures
FRE4402 Advanced French Conversation
FRE4501 France Today
FRE4930 Special Topics in French Culture
FRT3800 French Translation Techniques
FRW3100 Survey of French Literature: Pre-19th Century
SPN3013 Spanish for Business
SPN3036 Spanish for Health Professions
SPN3242 Spanish Conversation
SPN3300 Spanish Composition
SPN3350 Spanish for Heritage Speakers
SPN3351 Communication and Communities for Heritage Speakers
SPN3503 US Hispanic Cultures
SPN3510 Cultures of Spain
SPN3524 Latin American Cultures
SPN3860 Digital Textual Editing in Spanish
SPN4400 Advanced Spanish Composition
SPW3030 Introduction to Spanish Literature
SPW3105 Studies in Contemporary Spanish Literature
SPW3409 Studies in Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature
SPW3471 Studies in Colonial and 19th Latin American Literature
SPW3498 Studies in Contemporary Latin American Literature
SPW4192 Food in Latin American Literature and Culture
SPW4194 Pirates in Hispanic Literature and Culture
SPW4302 Hispanic Theatre from Text to Stage
SPW4373 Technology and the Latin American Short Story
SPW4523 Women’s literature in Latin America
SPW4600 Don Quixote: Hero or Fool
SPW4930 Advanced Studies in Hispanic Literatures

Language Requisites (6 credits)

Select 2 foreign language courses at the intermediate level or above if the language is offered as a minor at UNF. Both courses must be in the same language. A grade of "C" of better is required for all courses in this area.

SELECT Intermediate I Foreign Language

Take 3 credit hours: SPN2200/FRE2240/CHI2200

SELECT Intermediate II Foreign Language

Take additional 3 credit hours of same language: SPN2201/FRE2241/CHI2201

Students may complete an approved language immersion program abroad to fulfill this requirement, or complete an approved language competency assessment in case the language is not offered as a minor at UNF. Approval is given by the director of IB.

Required Business (6 credits)

6 semester hours are required. A grade of "C" or better is required for all courses in this area.

ISM 4011 Intro Mgmt Info Systems
Prerequisite(s) required: MAN 3025 and CGS 1100

SELECT 1 course:
Prerequisite: STA 2023
Prerequisite(s): MAC 2233 and STA 2023

Non-Business Requirements (3 credits)

ENC3202 Prof. Comm. Business (3 Credits)

International Educational Experience

All International Business Majors are required to participate in an approved international educational experience. Examples of approved experiences include the following:

    • Successful completion of an internship abroad
    • Successful participation in a semester-long or summer exchange program (minimum of 4 weeks)

Visit website for available programs:

EXPERIENCE International
Students who participate in a Summer or Semester Exchange Program through the Coggin College of Business will register for GEB 4940 (0 Credit). Successful completion of this course will fulfil this experience.


All International Business majors are required to complete a practicum experience to prepare for their careers. Beginning in Fall 2023, this experience can be fulfilled in one of several ways, such as participation in an approved international internship, approved work or volunteer experience, approved consulting experience, or an approved career training program. Students not pursuing an internship for credit will register for the below 0-credit pass/fail course to complete this requirement. Approval is given by the director of IB. May be completed abroad.

GEB4950 Career Readiness in International Business (0 credits)
Or GEB3361 International Business Internship (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s) required: GEB4941 Foundations of International Business