As the global economy continues to expand, the demand for international business education is higher than ever and expected to increase in the foreseeable future. Language difficulties and cultural differences make international business both challenging and rewarding. Survival of many U.S. companies is dependent on the ability to expand into new markets. Multinational enterprises need people who are sensitive and knowledgeable about cultural differences and able to learn the needs and wants of their international customers. Multinational companies operate production facilities in numerous foreign countries, so business students need to learn about the underlying economic, political, and social trends of foreign nations.
Why Study International Business at IU Southeast?
The International Business major is designed to provide students with a sound understanding of international business principles and the languages and cultures of other regions essential for success in today’s global economy. Students must choose a region of emphasis and select language and area studies courses accordingly. Currently, regional tracks exist for Europe, Latin America, and East Asia.