Bachelor of Science in International Business and Language (BSIBL)

BSIBL Degree Requirements (124 hours)

This degree combines the business core, emphasis on international business, and language proficiency in Chinese, French, German, Russian, or Spanish.

Tulsa Curriculum

Every undergraduate must fulfill the requirements of the Tulsa Curriculum, which has two parts: the core curriculum and the general curriculum.

Core Curriculum (20 hours)

 Writing:  ENGL 1033 - Exposition and Argumentation, and ENGL 3003 - Writing for the Professions 
 Mathematics: MATH 1093 - Mathematics with Applications, and MATH 1103 - Basic Calculus, or higher level math 
 Language: Students complete or show proficiency through the second year of Chinese, French, German, Russian, or Spanish.  Students who enroll in a language course above 1004 and complete the course with a grade of C or higher will receive "delayed proficiency credit" for the previous course as well.  Some limits apply.

General Curriculum (Blocks) (25 hours)

Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience - 6 hours 
Block II Historical and Social Interpretation - 12 hours
(ECON 2013, 2023, and six other hours; students who are required to take 2003 and 2013 language courses may use them as their remaining Block II courses.)
Block III Scientific Investigation - 7 hours
(one hour of laboratory or field experience required)

Free Elective (3 hours)


Business Core (37 hours)

Business majors must earn a grade of C or higher in each of the Business Core courses (except Bus 1001) in order to meet requirements for graduation.

 Freshman Core 
 BUS 1001 Collins College Orientation (pass/fail) 
 MIS 1123 Business Information Technology 

 Sophomore Core
 ACCT 2113 Concepts in Accounting Information I
 ACCT 2123 Concepts in Accounting Information II 
 BL 2013 Legal Environment of Business
 QM 2013 Statistics I 
 QM 2023 Statistics II 

 Junior/Senior Level Core
 FIN 3003 Business Finance
 MGT 3003 Principles of Management
 MIS 3003 Introduction to Management Information Systems
 MKTG 3003 Principles of Marketing
 QM 3023 Operations Management
 MGT 4073 Strategic Management

International Business Major (12 hours)

 IB 3013 Comparative Culture and International Business 
 ECON 3083 International Economics
 FIN 4063 International Business Finance 
 MKTG 4093 International Marketing

Language Concentration (27 hours)*

Language concentrations include 27 hours at the 3000-4000 levels as specified by the requirements for the major in the language selected, including an on-campus Business Language course.  An internship in a country where the language is used extensively may be taken as part of the language concentration.

A foreign study experience and/or a foreign practical business experience of a least six (6) weeks, approved by the IB&L faculty and the TU Center for Global Education is required.

*In most cases, completion of two additional specified courses will allow the student to earn a second degree, Bachelor of Arts with a major in the selected language.  Contact collegiate advisors for further information.