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International Business

Mode of Study:
On Campus
Degree Level:
Undergraduate, Major, Concentration
Degree Types:
Bachelor of Science
School of Business

The World Could Be Your Office

Travel and being a highly successful business person are your prerogatives. Exchange rates, foreign trade, foreign markets, and other aspects of how international business is conducted will be your course of study. We’ll bring it all together for you with a degree in International Business.

Catawba College’s International Business degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) which means that the courses we teach, the way we teach them, and the resources we provide to students in Catawba’s Ketner School of Business adhere to business world best practices. It also means that our faculty are constantly assessing and improving their teaching styles and their curricula to stay in sync with the latest trends and cycles in business.

  • International Travel

    As your grow your understanding of global commerce, a required International Travel course will broaden your perspective and required foreign language courses will help enhance your resume and employability.

  • Scholarship Opportunities

    New and transfer day students majoring in a Business program at Catawba have the opportunity to and are encouraged to apply for a scholarship.

  • Best Resources

    International Business majors have access to some of the best opportunities and resources available for scholarships, internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research.

Catawba College Business Programs

Prepare to succeed in a career in the world of business with a Business Degree from Catawba College. Careers and futures in the business world have never been brighter and earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Catawba College is a key way you can prepare to shine in that world. Our mission is to prepare our business degree students for workplace success, whether in a small organization or large corporation, through a strong curriculum based on experiential learning, industry and job relevancy, and curriculum relevance. We place an emphasis on emerging growth sectors and technologies that are driving the global economy.

At Catawba, I was able to realize my full potential in learning, reasoning, creating, and developing ideas of my own and of others. This is essential for running your own business or for being an employee.

Jevgenij Gamper '16  Economics & Finance and Mathematical Finance Graduate; Member of the Men's Swimming Team; International Student

Program Details

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Travel components of recent business courses have taken Catawba College students to Japan to explore business culture and the culture of music, and to Israel to explore entrepreneurial culture and mindset. Catawba College students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business have also arranged their own semester abroad experiences to Cambodia and Panama. Business majors may also apply to receive a Ketner School of Business Travel Award to assist with costs associated with a study abroad experience, if the experience will significantly enhance a student’s educational objectives.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Business students regularly make research presentations regarding varied aspects of business at the state, regional, and national conferences of Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL). FBLA-PBL presentations, competitions, and other events are challenging, but Catawba Business majors typically are among the top-place finishers.

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Jobs Business majors from Catawba College are shaping the business world in the following positions:

  • CPA
  • Financial Advisor
  • Software Support Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Search Engine Optimization Specialist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Banker
  • Small Business Owner
Graduate Schools - Grad schools enrolling Catawba College Business majors:
  • UNC-Charlotte
  • N.C. State University
  • UNC-Chapel Hill
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Department of Business, Economics & Society

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