The curriculum for the International Business Dual Degree program combines the required general education classes that are required by NC State along with advanced level language classes and an accelerated business curriculum.
The business curriculum combines the requirements of NC State’s business administration degree program along the course modules structure that we have align with our five partners universities. The following table outlines the curriculum students starting at NC State follow.
|Year 1 & 2 Courses||Year 3 & 4 Courses|
|Accelerated Business Curriculum||Accelerated Business Curriculum|
|Introduction to Business||Human Resource Management|
|Accounting (2 courses)||Information Technology|
|Economics (2 courses)||Operations Management|
|Marketing (2 courses)||Ethics|
|Finance (2 courses)||International Economics/Business (2 courses)|
|Quantitative Methods (3 courses)||Business Strategy (2 courses)|
|Organizational Behavior||Thesis/Final Project|
|International Studies||Concentration Level Courses (4 courses)|
|Foreign Language Curriculum*||Foreign Language Curriculum|
|Intermediate I||Language Immersion Course Upon Arrival in Country|
|12 Week Internship at a U.S. Based Company||26 Week Internship at a Company Based in the Country of the Partner School|
|General Education Courses||General Education Courses|
|English||Additional Courses Required by Partner University for completion of their degree program|
|Natural Sciences (2 courses)|
|Physical Education (2 courses)|
Advanced Placement/IB Scores
Students who take AP/IB courses during high school are encourage to take the subject matter tests for the courses. NC State requires various scores on different subject matter for AP and IB. Please check their respective websites for specific scores on each subject.
AP Score Website
IB Score Website
For the IBDD students are encouraged to take the following AP/IB courses if they are available
- Foreign Language
- Natural Sciences
* Students entering the Italian track can start at an lower level language class if they have taken up to four years of Spanish or Latin in high school, or the equivalent.