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International Business, Latin America (B.S.B.A.)

The International Business program allows students to take an interdisciplinary, somewhat personalized approach to the study of global business. In addition to core business and university requirements, all international business majors take specialized courses in international economics, finance, management and marketing. Students in this concentration focus on Latin America, and will study and obtain a high level of competency in a foreign language appropriate for the region. Students must also study the culture and history of the specific region.

International Business, Latin America (B.S.B.A.)


Description


What is International Business at ODU like?

The International Business program allows students to take an interdisciplinary, somewhat personalized approach to the study of global business. In addition to core business and university requirements, all international business majors take specialized courses in international economics, finance, management and marketing. Students in this concentration focus on Latin America, and will study and obtain a high level of competency in a foreign language appropriate for the region. Students must also study the culture and history of the specific region.

Program Highlights


What makes International Business at ODU unique?

  • All International Business majors are expected to participate in a study abroad experience. A series of study abroad options are available for summer, semester or a year, from a wide range of countries.

  • Students become proficient in a foreign language.

  • International business students are encouraged to minor in a business functional area such as accounting, finance, marketing or management.

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Business Intelligence Analysts

$91,080

MEDIAN SALARY


Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.

Financial Analysts

$99,430

MEDIAN SALARY


Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.

Courses


What are some courses offered in International Business at ODU?

INBU 450:
Global Business


Lecture, discussion and case studies. A capstone course to integrate and apply the theories and concepts learned in required international business courses to the operations of international business organizations. Prerequisites: ECON 450, MKTG 411, FIN 435, or permission of the instructor, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

MKTG 411:
Multi-National Marketing


An examination of the operational and cross-cultural aspects of international marketing, including the nature of competition, developmental marketing structures and channels, price and credit policies, promotional methods, trade barriers, and international arrangements. Prerequisite: C or better in MKTG 311 |or equivalent), and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

INBU 432:
Doing Business in Latin America


A survey to provide an overview of the contemporary business environment in Latin America. Topics will include an examination of the social, political and economic forces which affect business in Latin America. Prerequisites: MGMT 325, FIN 323, and MKTG 311 or permission of the instructor, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean's Office.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for International Business at ODU?

Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in International Business should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 374

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,039

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Scholarships


Study abroad scholarships are available.

Next Steps


I like this program. What are the next steps?

Contact


Need help applying?

Meet Your Enrollment Team

Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.

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International Business Program Director


Name:

Elko Klijn


Location:

2040 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5013


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International Business Program Manager


Name:

Sara Russell Riggs


Location:

2152 CONSTANT HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-3493


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Transfer


I like this program and want to transfer. What are my next steps?

At ODU, we understand that as a transfer student you have unique needs that require a wide array of campus resources. The Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships aims to create a transfer inclusive culture that supports the successful transition, engagement, and academic achievement of transfer students. The services and programs offered to you as a Monarch are endless so take advantage of every opportunity. Even before you set foot on campus, we encourage you to Explore, Experience, and Engage! Visit our Transfer Students page for more information.

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