Concentration in Business

It is possible to complete a major in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese with a concentration in business. A major in French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish with a concentration in business will require twenty-one (21) semester hours in the language beyond the language requirement. A major in Chinese or Japanese with a concentration in business will require eighteen (18) semester hours in the language beyond the 2220 level. The business component for all majors will also require twenty-seven (27) semester hours of business classes as indicated below. A minor is not required for those students that complete a concentration in business.


(Required for all modern language majors with a business concentration)

ECO 2013- Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 2023- Principles of Microeconomics
ACG 2021- Intro to Financial Accounting
ACG 2071- Intro to Managerial Accounting
MAN 3600- Multinational Business Operations


(Students should choose just one specialized track)

FIN 3403- Financial Management of the Firm
FIN 3244- Financial Markets, Institutions, and International Finance Systems
FIN 4604- Multinational Financial Management

Plus one additional advanced finance course (FIN prefix).


MAR 3023- Basic Marketing Concepts
MAR 4156-Multinational Marketing

Plus two additional advanced marketing courses (MAR prefix).


MAN 3240- Organizational Behavior
MAN 4605- Cross-Cultural Management

Plus two additional advanced management courses (MAN prefix).

Students should be cautioned that the business core classes are rigorous courses and selection of one of these majors should be made only after careful consideration and consultation with the Modern Languages and Linguistics advisor. Other options that require business coursework and may be a better fit for some students are a minor in business or entrepreneurship, or a double major in a business subject of interest. Please click here to be redirected to the academic program guide for a list of potential (additional) minors, certificates, and double majors.

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