Four-Year Plan

FRESHMAN YEAR

  • Build your four-year graduation plan with your International Business advisor
  • Take foreign language courses
  • Participate in professional development program activities

SOPHOMORE YEAR 

  • Discuss where you will study abroad with your International Business advisor
  • Join a professional business organization
  • Create your resume and build your interviewing skills with a Career Center representative

JUNIOR YEAR

  • Study abroad!
  • Participate in career building events
  • Take a leadership role in a Seidman student organization
  • Find an internship

SENIOR YEAR

  • Create your career plan with help from the Career Center
  • Find another internship
  • Network, network, network!
 
 
 

Detailed Schedule (example)

Year One

  • MTH 110 or CIS 150 if math placement indicates
  • WRT 150 (or WRT 098)
  • Foreign Language 150
  • Historical Perspective

Total credits: 15

 

  • CIS 150
  • Philosophy & Literature (SWS)
  • Natural Sciences (non-lab)
  • Foreign Language 201
  • STA 215

Total credits:  16

  • Natural Sciences (lab course)
  • Arts

Total credits: 7


Year Two

  • ACC 212
  • ECO 211 
  • Foreign Language 202 
  • GPY 220 or LAS 210 or GPY 235 (Soc.Sc. GenED & IB culture)
  • BUS 201

Total credits: 16

  • ACC 213
  • Foreign Language 3/400
  • Foreign Language 3/400
  • MGT 268 
  • IB culture: GPY 354 or PLS 319 (IB major & Issues)

Total credits: 15 

Study Abroad:

  • Foreign Language 3/400
  • IB major course

Study abroad either in the spring/summer or
full semester abroad (6 credits minimum abroad).


Year Three

  • MGT 331
  • MKT 350 (SWS)
  • MKT 359 (IB major) 
  • ECO 369 (IB major & upper-level ECON)
  • Foreign Language 3/400 

Total credits: 15

  • FIN 320
  • MGT 366
  • ECO 365 (IB major & Issues) 
  • Quant Group (BBA background)
  • Foreign Language 3/400 

Total credits: 15

Internship or Study Abroad

www.gvsu.edu/careers


Year Four

  • Ethics course within SCB major 2 - ECO 440 or MKT 375 or MGT 340/MGT 438, or FIN 330
  • MGT 466
  • SCB Major 2
  • SCB Major 2
  • Foreign Language 3/400 

Total credits: 15

  • MGT 495
  • SCB Major 2
  • SCB Major 2
  • US Diversity (MGT 355 or SPA 313)
  • SCB Major 2

Total credits: 15