International Business, B.B.A.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40

Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Upper-Division Businesses Courses GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Program Code: B590

To enroll in upper-division business courses, students must be certified for degree candidacy and meet all prerequisites.

A maximum of six hours of transfer work will apply toward the major. 

Major Requirements

B AD 3513International Business3
Choose 12 hours from major electives list12
Total Credit Hours15

Required Courses

Core Requirements12
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Organization and Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone) (to be taken last semester of senior year) 1
Additional Requirements8
Career Readiness I-Transitioning to the Workplace
Career Readiness II-Advancing in the Workplace
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Business Finance
Pre-Approved International Experience Requirement
Additional Business Major18-41
Students majoring in International Business must also choose a second major as approved by the department. 2
Language Requirement6
Language Met (P408): If Language Met, 6 hours of electives are required.
All other languages: 6 hours of 2000 level coursework in the same language.
Total Credit Hours44-67

Requires completion of all other business core courses prior to enrollment and permission from Price Academic Advising Services. 


Second business major to be chosen from : Accounting, Economics, Energy Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Risk Management, Sports Management, or Supply Chain Management.


12 hours chosen from the following with a maximum of three hours of non-Business courses:

ACCT 3023International Financial Statement Analysis3
ECON 3613International Trade Theory and Problems3
L S 4713The Law of International Business Transactions3
or IAS 3013 International Law
MGT 4323Cross-Cultural Issues Of Managerial Behavior3
MGT 4973International Human Resource Management3
MKT 4523International Marketing3
or MKT 4303 International Advertising
Study Abroad Course (must be pre-approved by IB Major Coordinator or Division Director)
Choose a maximum of one of the following:3
FIN 3133
International Financial Management
International Finance Theory and Problems

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours. B AD 2110B AD 2113MGT 2013, and MKT 2013 will not count for credit toward a BBA.


  • A minimum 8 weeks, full cultural immersion in a foreign country with exception of Canada. Alternative study abroad programs could be considered case by case basis. Method of completion must be approved by Price College IB Committee.
  • Complete and submit the Declaration of Intent to Study Abroad to Price Hall, Suite 1010
  • Earn passing credits while abroad (passing credits are determined by foreign institution)

Language Concentration Codes

  • Language Met (P408)
  • Arabic (P041)              
  • Chinese (P106)           
  • French (P266)              
  • German (P271)           
  • Hebrew (P311)           
  • Italian (P386)
  • Japanese (P391)
  • Portuguese (P526)
  •  Russian (P571)
  •  Spanish (P621)

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published at

Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication 6-16
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Expository Writing
Language (Core I) - Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from this general education requirement (0-10 hours) 1
Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 2
Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 2
Core Area II: Natural Science 7
Natural Sciences - Choose two courses taken from the biological and/or physical sciences. The two courses must be from different disciplines and at least one course must include a laboratory component (Core II)
Core Area III: Social Science 3
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III)3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities 12
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
United States, 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture)
Choose one course in each of the following fields (Core IV):
Artistic Forms 4
World Culture 4
Core Area V: First-Year Experience3
Choose one course
Basic Business 522
Fundamental Financial Accounting 6
Fundamental Managerial Accounting
Personal Computing Productivity Tools
Strategic Communication for Business Professionals 6
Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III-SS) 3, 6
Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III-SS) 3, 6
Elements of Statistics (Core I-M) 6
Computer-Based Information Systems 6
Total Credit Hours59-69

Additional language may be required to meet the prerequisite requirement for 2000 level language courses.


Substitute: MATH 1523 for MATH 1643MATH 1823 or MATH 1914 for MATH 1743.


Two courses, 6 hours, of Core III Social Science are required and one course must be P SC 1113ECON 1113 or ECON 1123 will meet the other 3 hours of this requirement.


It is recommended students take either World Culture or Artistic Forms at the 3000/4000 level to fulfill the university requirement of one upper-division course outside the major from the approved University-Wide General Education. It may also be satisfied in the upper-division or free elective categories. 


College requirement: courses are part of the degree candidacy application process that students must complete to earn degree candidacy and begin upper-division business courses.


Minimum grade of C required. 

Additional Requirements

  1. Candidates for the B.B.A. degree must complete their last 30 hours as resident students in Price College. However, if a candidate has completed the last 51 hours as a resident student at the University of Oklahoma, 9 of the last 60 hours may be taken at another university or by correspondence from OU. Students must take a minimum of 24 hours of their upper-division business courses in residence for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

  2. Pass/No Pass will not be accepted for any upper-division Business or General Education courses or any specifically required courses.

  3. Sixty hours, excluding physical education activity courses, must be taken at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

  4. A combined maximum of 8 hours of general military experience and flight instruction courses will count toward the required hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

Additional hours may be required if remedial math or language is required. Please see an academic counselor to develop a plan of study.

Apply for permission to take upper division business courses the semester in which you will complete the prebusiness courses1.

This major normally requires three semesters of study beyond the business core requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECON 1113 Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
MATH 1643 Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 2 3
Language 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 1001 Personal Computing Productivity Tools 1
ECON 1123 Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
MATH 1743 Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 3
MIS 2113 Computer-Based Information Systems 1 3
Language 3
 Credit Hours16
First Semester
ACCT 2113 Fundamental Financial Accounting 1 3
B AD 2091 Career Readiness I-Transitioning to the Workplace 1
B C 2813 Strategic Communication for Business Professionals 1 3
ECON 2843 Elements of Statistics 1 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
Free Elective 2
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACCT 2123 Fundamental Managerial Accounting 3
ENT 2113 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3
FIN 2303 Business Finance 3
PHIL 1273 Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture) 3
Natural Science (Core III) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
First Semester
B AD 3091 Career Readiness II-Advancing in the Workplace 1
B AD 3513 International Business 3
L S 3323 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management 3
MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 3
Second Major Requirement 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
Second Major Requirement 3
Second Major Requirement 3
Natural Science with lab (2nd discipline) (Core II) 2 4
 Credit Hours13
First Semester
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
Second Major Requirement 3
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 2 3
World Culture (Core IV) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 4013 Business Strategy and Policy 3
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
Second Major Requirement 3
Second Major Requirement 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120

Prebusiness course. 


University-Wide General Education course, refer to online listing. One course (Artistic Forms, World Culture, or Science) must be 3000-4000-level.