Example Course Plan
For students entering IWU in fall 2021 and beyond, International Business is no longer
available as a major.
International Business Course Plan (first 3 semesters)
This is an example course plan based on the 2019-2020 University Catalog; your actual
schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to
select appropriate courses.
As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester
towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.
* A student earning a score of 4 or 5 in both AP Microeconomics AND AP Macroeconomics
is not required to take ECON 100 for the International Business major.
** A student earning a 4 or 5 on the Math-Calculus AB or BC exam is not required to
take a mathematics course for the International Business major. MATH 110, MATH 145
or MATH 176 should be taken during any of the first four semesters.
***ECON 227 may be taken in any of the first four semesters, but is normally taken
in the sophomore year. If a student has received a unit of credit for AP Statistics
(score of 4 or 5), s/he is not required to take ECON 227 for the International Business
Students interested in studying abroad should consult with a faculty member in the
Business Administration department to determine what semester(s) would be most appropriate.
- Students should complete the following six courses by the end of their sophomore year
in order to move on to upper-level courses in the department: (1) Gateway, (2) MATH
110, 145, 176, or proficiency; (3) ECON 100 or proficiency; (4) ECON 227 or proficiency;
(5) ACC 112; (6) ACC 212.
- International Business majors should consider taking INST 240 during the first three