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International Requirement

All undergraduate business students take nine credit hours of course work containing international content. These hours may be used to fulfill other degree requirements in a student’s program of study.

Students must complete at least nine credit hours of internationally focused content while enrolled in the Darla Moore School of Business.

At least three credit hours must be taken from Moore School courses.

Accounting Courses

ACCT 506 — International Financial Reporting

Economics Courses

ECON 303 — The International Economy
ECON 503 — International Trade Economics
ECON 504 — International Monetary Economics
ECON 505 — International Development Economics
ECON 507 — Comparative Economic Systems

International Business Courses

IBUS 301 — Introduction to International Business
IBUS 401 — International Financial Management
IBUS 402 — International Marketing
IBUS 405 — International Information Systems
IBUS/MGMT 406 — Human Resource Management

  • Approved course work containing international business or international economics content, taken at a semester abroad program
  • An approved Maymester or summer overseas course containing international business or international economics content
  • An approved internship course in international business wherein a student would obtain discipline-related work experience in a foreign country
  • Up to six credit hours may be taken from courses offered inside or outside of the Moore School.

Examples of two ways that students may meet this requirement are as follows:

(1) Any two courses with international content from courses offered by the school or an approved list of courses with international content offered outside the school (see list of suggested courses in Section A).

(2) Two language courses at the 200 level or above in same language (see list of language courses in Section B).

Section A. Suggested courses with international content

Courses offered outside the Moore School may be used to meet the credit-hour requirement:

Anthropology Courses

ANTH 208 — Anthropology of Globalization and Development
ANTH 210 — The Human Life Cycle in Different Cultures
ANTH 301 — Latin American Cultures (LASP 311)
ANTH 307 — Cultures of Africa
ANTH 308 — Japanese Cultures
ANTH 310 — Cultures of Islam
ANTH 311 — Middle Eastern Cultures
ANTH 314 — Caribbean Cultures
ANTH 315 — South Asian Cultures
ANTH 316 — Southeast Asian Cultures
ANTH 350 — Anthropology and Development
ANTH 351 — The Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
ANTH 353 — Anthropology of Law and Conflict
ANTH 355 — Language, Culture and Society
ANTH 381 — Gender and Globalization
ANTH 515 — Tradition and Transformations in Islamic Cultures (RELG 551)

English Courses

ENGL 390 — Great Books of the Western World I
ENGL 391 — Great Books of the Western World II

European Studies Courses

EURO 300 — Introduction to European Studies

Geography Courses

GEOG 223 — Geography of Latin America (LASP 331)
GEOG 225 — Geography of Europe
GEOG 226 — Geography of the Middle East
GEOG 228 — Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
GEOG 312 — Geography and Global Geopolitics
GEOG 569 — Environment and Development

German Courses

GERM 280 — German Culture and Civilization

History Courses 

HIST 102 — European Civilization from the Mid-17th Century
HIST 104 — Introduction to Civilization of the Islamic Middle East
HIST 105 — Introduction to East Asian Civilization
HIST 106 — Introduction to African History
HIST 109 — Introduction to Latin American Civilization
HIST 307 — Family and Society in Europe, c. 1200-1700
HIST 316 — Nineteenth-Century Europe
HIST 317 — Contemporary Europe from World War I to World War II
HIST 318 — Europe from World War II to the Present
HIST 320 — The History of Great Britain
HIST 321 — The History of Great Britain
HIST 328 — Nineteenth-Century Britain
HIST 329 — Modern and Contemporary Britain
HIST 333 — France Since 1815
HIST 338 — Modern Germany
HIST 342 — The Slavs in History
HIST 343 — The Fall of the Eastern European Empires
HIST 344 — Eastern Europe Since WWI
HIST 347 — The Middle East in Modern Times
HIST 348  North Africa from Colonialism to Revolution: 1830-1962
HIST 349 — The Contemporary Middle East and North Africa
HIST 351 — Africa to 1800
HIST 352 — Africa since 1800
HIST 354 — Modern East Asia
HIST 357 — Japan to 1800: Aristocrats and Warriors
HIST 358 — Japan since 1800
HIST 374 — Nationalism: Myth and Reality
HIST 375 — Nazis and Fascists in European History, 1919-1945
HIST 376 — War and European Society, 1914-1945
HIST 377 — Business in Historical Perspective
HIST 378 — Urban Experience in Modern Europe
HIST 385 — The Expansion of Christianity
HIST 386 — Islamic Institutions and Traditions (RELG 354)
HIST 421 — Modern Latin America (LASP 342)
HIST 562 — The Middle East and the United States: 1800 to the Present

Political Science Courses
POLI 101 — Introduction to Global Politics
POLI 103 — Controversies in the Politics of Global Regions
POLI 315 — International Relations
POLI 316 — Comparative Politics
POLI 330 — International Organization
POLI 340 — The Conduct and Formulation of United States Foreign Policy
POLI 341 — Contemporary United States Foreign Policy
POLI 342 — National Security Policies of the United States
POLI 380 — Comparative Politics of Developing Countries
POLI 381 — Comparative Politics of Industrialized Countries
POLI 416 — Revolution and Political Violence
POLI 417 — Theories of War in International Relations
POLI 420 — International Law
POLI 421 — Law and Contemporary International Problems
POLI 430 — Ideology and World Politics
POLI 432 — Nationalism and Ethnicity in World Politics
POLI 433 — Economic Aspects of International Politics
POLI 437 — International Relations of Latin America (LASP 451)
POLI 440 — Russian Foreign Policy
POLI 442 — Globalization and Security
POLI 443 — International Relations of East Asia and the Pacific
POLI 444 — International Relations in Japan
POLI 445 — Political Economy of Africa's Regions
POLI 446 — International Relations of Africa
POLI 447 — Foreign Policies of Selected Powers
POLI 448 — Politics and Government of China
POLI 449 — International Relations of the Middle East
POLI 480 — Politics and Government of Russia
POLI 481 — Politics and Governments of Europe
POLI 483 — Middle East Politics
POLI 487 — Politics and Governments of Africa
POLI 488 — Politics and Governments of Latin America (LASP 351)
POLI 489 — Politics and Government of Japan
Religion Courses
RELG 352 — Religions of East Asia
RELG 358 — The Qur'an and Hadith
RELG 359 — Islamic Theology and Philosophical Thought
RELG 367 — Sufism
RELG 369 — Islamic Law
RELG 373 — Literature and Film of the Holocaust
Russian Courses
RUSS 280 — Introduction to Russian Civilization
RUSS 319 — Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation
RUSS 320 — Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in Translation
sociology Courses
SOCY 315 — Global Population Issues


Section B. Language options

Students selecting foreign language courses to meet the six credit-hour internationalization requirement should take all six credit hours in the same language in courses above the introductory level.

Available languages:

  • Arabic 
  • Chinese 
  • French 
  • German 
  • Hebrew 
  • Italian 
  • Japanese 
  • Korean 
  • Portuguese 
  • Russian 
  • Spanish 
  • Swahili 

Arabic Courses 

ARAB 201 — Intermediate Arabic
ARAB 202 — Intermediate Arabic
ARAB 280 — Introduction to Modern Arab Culture
ARAB 310 — Conversational Arabic
ARAB 320 — Introduction to Modern Arab Literature in Translation
ARAB 398 — Selected Topics
ARAB 399 — Independent Study

Chinese Courses

CHIN 221 — Intermediate Mandarin Chinese (not accepted toward Chinese Studies minor)
CHIN 222 — Intermediate Mandarin Chinese II
CHIN 240 — Chinese Culture, Tradition and Modern Societies
CHIN 321 — Advanced Intermediate Mandarin Chinese I
CHIN 322 — Advanced Intermediate Mandarin Chinese II
CHIN 398 — Selected Topics
CHIN 399 — Independent Study

French Courses

FREN 209 — Reading and Written Expression
FREN 210 — Oral Communication
FREN 300 — French Phonetics
FREN 309 — Reading French Texts
FREN 310 — Advanced Oral Communication
FREN 311 — French Composition
FREN 316 — Introduction to Business French
FREN 330 — The French Theatre Experience
FREN 350 — French Language Study in France
FREN 397 — The French Film Experience
FREN 399 — Independent Study 
FREN 400 — La Civilisation française
FREN 416 — Advanced Business French
FREN 450 — Topics in Literature
FREN 451 — French Literature and Culture Before 1800
FREN 452 — French Literature and Culture After 1800
FREN 453 — Francophone Literatures and Cultures
FREN 501 — La France Contemporaine
FREN 511 — Techniques of Literary Analysis
FREN 515 — Advanced French Stylistics
FREN 516 — French Phonology
FREN 517 — French Linguistics
FREN 595 — Selected Topics in French
SCHC 363 — Proseminar in French (with permission)
SCHC 463 — Proseminar in French (with permission)

German Courses

GERM 210 — Intermediate German
GERM 211 — Intermediate German
GERM 216 — Intermediate German for Business and Other Professions through the Internet
GERM 310 — German Conversation
GERM 311 — German Conversation and Composition
GERM 316 — Advanced German for Business and Other Professions I
GERM 320 — German Kabarett Production
GERM 333 — Study of German Abroad
GERM 340 — Readings in German Literature
GERM 398 — Selected Topics
GERM 410 — Advanced German Grammar
GERM 411 — Advanced Language Practice in German
GERM 416 — Advanced German for Business and Other Professions II
GERM 420 — Medieval German Literature and Culture
GERM 430 — German Enlightenment and its Countercurrents
GERM 440 — German Literature and Culture from 1800-1871
GERM 450 — German Literature from 1871-1945
GERM 460 — Post-War and Contemporary German Literature
GERM 500 — Survey of German Culture
GERM 515 — Introduction to German Linguistics
GERM 598 — Selected Topics in German

Hebrew Courses

HEBR 201 — Intermediate Hebrew
HEBR 202 — Intermediate Hebrew
HEBR 310 — Conversation and Composition
HEBR 398 — Selected Topics
HEBR 399 — Independent Study

Italian Courses
ITAL 221 — Intermediate Proficiency in Italian I
ITAL 222 — Intermediate Proficiency in Italian II
ITAL 309 — Vocabulary Building in Italian
ITAL 310 — Italian Conversation
ITAL 311 — Writing in Italian
ITAL 312 — Italian-English Translation Skills
ITAL 350 — Advanced Italian Study Abroad
ITAL 398 — Selected Topics
ITAL 399 — Independent Study
ITAL 400 — Contemporary Italian Civilization
ITAL 404 — Twentieth Century Italian Literature
ITAL 405 — The Italian Love Lyric
ITAL 406 — Business Readings in Italian
ITAL 407 — Advanced Conversation and Composition
ITAL 412 — Post-World War II Italian Cinema
ITAL 499 — Senior Project
ITAL 516 — Practical Italian Phonetics
ITAL 560 — Independent Studies in Italian Literature
ITAL 561 — Independent Studies in Italian Literature
Japanese Courses
JAPA 221 — Intermediate Japanese I
JAPA 222 — Intermediate Japanese II
JAPA 223 — Accelerated Intermediate Japanese
JAPA 321 — Advanced Japanese I
JAPA 322 — Advanced Japanese II
JAPA 323 — Accelerated Advanced Japanese
JAPA 331 — Japanese for Business I
JAPA 332 — Japanese for Business II
JAPA 340 — Introduction to Japanese Culture and Literature
JAPA 341 — Modern Japanese Literature
JAPA 350 — Japanese Culture and Society through Film
JAPA 351 — Japanese Culture and Society through Theatre
JAPA 398 — Selected Topics
JAPA 399 — Independent Study
JAPA 421 — Advanced Japanese III
JAPA 422 — Advanced Japanese IV
Korean Courses
KORE 221 — Intermediate Korean I
KORE 222 — Intermediate Korean II
Portuguese Courses
PORT 201 — Intermediate Portuguese
PORT 202 — Intermediate Portuguese
PORT 309 — Advanced Conversation and Composition I
PORT 325 — The Brazilian Modern Short Story
PORT 398 — Selected Portuguese Topics
PORT 399 — Independent Study
Russian Courses
RUSS 201 — Intermediate Russian I
RUSS 202 — Intermediate Russian II
RUSS 280 — Introduction to Russian Civilization
RUSS 298 — Selected Topics
RUSS 301 — Russian Conversation and Composition I
RUSS 302 — Russian Conversation and Composition II
RUSS 398 — Selected Topics
RUSS 399 — Independent Study
RUSS 401 — Advanced Russian I
RUSS 402 — Advanced Russian II
RUSS 598 — Selected Topics in Russian
Spanish Courses
SPAN 209 — Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 210 — Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 301 — Service Learning in Spanish
SPAN 305 — Working with Hispanic Clients
SPAN 307 — Advanced Oral Practice
SPAN 311 — Spanish for Heritage Speakers
SPAN 312 — Introduction to Reading Spanish Literary Texts
SPAN 316 — Business Spanish
SPAN 317 — Spanish Phonetics and Pronunciation
SPAN 350 — Spanish Language Abroad
SPAN 375 — Topics in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures
SPAN 380 — Hispanic Film and Culture
SPAN 398 — Selected Topics
SPAN 399 — Independent Study
SPAN 400 — Spanish Civilization
SPAN 401 — Spanish American Civilization
SPAN 404 — Literary Tendencies and Masterpieces of Spain
SPAN 405 — Literary Tendencies and Masterpieces of Spanish America
SPAN 409 — Introduction to Stylistics in Spanish
SPAN 410 — Advanced Oral Communication for the Professions
SPAN 417 — Advanced Spanish for Business and the Professions
SPAN 500 — Contemporary Spain
SPAN 501 — Contemporary Spanish America
SPAN 513 — Introduction to Professional and Technical Translation
SPAN 515 — Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
SPAN 516 — The Structure of Modern Spanish
SPAN 517 — Contrastive English-Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
SPAN 518 — Introduction to Spanish Medieval Literature
SPAN 524 — Renaissance and Golden Age Literature
SPAN 534 — Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literature
SPAN 538 — Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature
SPAN 541 — Colonial Spanish-American Literature to Neoclassicism
SPAN 543 — Spanish-American Literature from the Independence through Modernism
SPAN 550 — Advanced Language Study Abroad
SPAN 555 — Spanish-American Literature from Modernism Through 1960
SPAN 557 — Contemporary Spanish-American Literature
Swahili Courses
SWAH 201 — Intermediate Swahili
SWAH 202 — Intermediate Swahili
SWAH 399 — Independent Study