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Associate Degree in International Business

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Every day, business is expanding further across the globe and the need for successful individuals educated in international business practices is higher than ever; the Associate Degree in International Business is an exciting opportunity for those wishing to meet this important demand.

The International Business program instills a solid foundation in international business knowledge and practices. Candidates for the International Business AS degree take courses in English, economics, science, mathematics, foreign languages and business administration.

In addition to high-quality academics, Schiller International University offers students the freedom to transfer to any of our campuses worldwide without penalty. This unique opportunity allows Schiller International University’s international business students to interact with people from around the world and experience first-hand how different cultures affect global business.

Students will become familiar with the linguistic, social, economic and political conditions and business practices of several countries. Principles in business administration as well as the application of economics and the psychology of marketing are covered.

General Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum of 60 semester credits
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C) or above must be earned
  • The final 30 credits must be completed in residence at Schiller International University
  • Completion of at least the intermediate level of one foreign language is required.

!  This degree can be completed at all Schiller campuses or on-line (read more)

Starting Dates

Thanks to Schiller’s unique monthly-intake system, you can start your education at any time of the year. You don’t have to wait for traditional semester starting dates. Every month there’s a new start at Schiller.

Academic Calendar

MonthClasses start
January 201611 Jan 2016
February8 Feb 2016
March7 Mar 2016
April11 Apr 2016
May9 May 2016
June6 June 2016
July11 July 2016
August8 Aug 2016
September5 Sept 2016
October4 Oct 2016
November31 Oct 2016
December28 Nov 2016

Associate Fees

N. of Courses Cost (Euros) Duration
1 course 1 417 € 1 month/3 credits
4 courses 5 668 € 1 academic session/12 credits
10 courses 14 170 € Average academic year
20 courses 28 340 € Full Associate Degree (2 years)

Associate Fees include cultural activity fee of 40 € and textbook costs of 75 € per month

Living expenses are not included


Core Course Requirements


IT 103 Applications of Computers 3
ACG 2001 Accounting I 3
ACG 2011 Accounting II 3
BA 261 Principles of Business Law 3
BA 322 International Marketing 3
BA 370 Business Communication 3
GEB 1350 Introduction to International Business 3
MAR 2011 Principles of Marketing 3

Required General Education Courses


ECO 2013 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EN 111 English Composition: Expository Writing 3
EN 112 English Composition: Persuasive Writing 3
HI 225 European History to 1815 3
HI 226 European History: Napoleonic Period  to Present 3
MA 172 Applied Mathematics 3
MGF1107 College Math 3

Required Foreign Language Courses


GE 101 Beginning 1 3
GE 102 Beginning 2 3
GE 201 Intermediate 1 3
GE 202 Intermediate 2 3

Total Credits Required:


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