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.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional
Year 2

Fall Semester

* 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 major.

Study Abroad

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.

Additional Information
    • 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 semesters.