Undergraduate International Business Programs

Explore the culture, history and politics of global trade and relations, while deepening your knowledge of another language and studying business principles at a foreign university during an international education experience.


What You’ll Learn

Students seeking a Bachelor of Science in International Business will study a broad range of topics with an emphasis on their global impact, including economics, finance, marketing, politics, and foreign languages.

In addition to training focused on Christian business ethics and classroom knowledge of the business environment, your major will offer opportunities to participate in a foreign study program through the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) or Gardner-Webb-sponsored study-abroad programs.

Available Programs

Bachelor of Science in International Business

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in International Business includes 36 credit hours in Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management core business courses, as well as 24 hours of International Business coursework.

International Business majors must demonstrate a proficiency in English and complete either six hours of one foreign language above the 201 level or six hours of business courses above the 300 level.

For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.

International Business Minor

The Broyhill School of Management offers a minor in International Business, which requires 18 credit hours of coursework focusing on Business, Economics, Finance, and Marketing.

For a more in-depth look at minor requirements, visit our Academic Catalog.

Accelerated Master of Business Administration

The Accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) program allows undergraduate Gardner-Webb students to begin work in the MBA program while completing their bachelor’s degree.  

Qualified students may apply for admission to the Accelerated MBA during their junior year (or after 60 credit hours). If accepted, students can take up to six credit hours of graduate coursework to apply toward their MBA degree and earn combination credit for these hours at the undergraduate level. 

Courses in this program are taught online in eight-week terms to increase flexibility.  


What You’ll Do

With a degree in International Business, you will be prepared to work for a variety of companies, including

  • international firms
  • the state department and other government agencies
  • export and import banks
  • financial institutions

Some of our alumni pursue an advanced degree, including the International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) degree offered by Gardner-Webb.

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