Academic Plan

Students in an economics class

The international business and economics major at St. Kate’s is uniquely designed to prepare you for a career in an organization with a global perspective.

Below is a sample course plan. Upon admission, you will work with an adviser to tailor your courses to fit your individual needs.

Fall

  • ACCT 2110: Financial Accounting
  • HIST: History course (selected by department)
  • LANG: Foreign language course*
  • CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*

Winter

  • ACCT 2130: Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 2610: Microeconomics
  • POSC: Political science course (selected by department)
  • LANG: Foreign language course*

Fall

  • ACCT 3210: Financial Management
  • ECON 2620: Macroeconomics
  • ENGL: English literature course*
  • EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*

Winter

  • MGMT 2400: Principles of Management
  • ECON 2250: Statistical Analysys for Economics and Business
  • BIOL/CHEM: Lab science course*
  • ART/MUS: Fine arts course*

Fall

  • MKTG 3500: International Marketing and Management
  • ECON 3480: International Economics
  • LANG: Advanced foreign language
  • THEO: Theology course*

Winter

  • ECON 3460: Global Financial Issues
  • LANG: Advanced foreign language
  • PHIL: Philosophy course*
  • Elective

Fall

  • ECON 3450: Economics of Development and Growth
  • CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
  • Elective
  • Elective

Winter

  • ECON 4850: Seminar
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

* Denotes course fulfills liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.

Writing requirements

International business and economics majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing ECON 3480 and 4850. They complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with two other writing-intensive courses (CORE1000 and 3990). Note that POSC2200 and 2250 are also writing-intensive.