Would you like to be a part of the global business world?


Would you like to be a part of the global business world?  As business and countries become increasingly interdependent, there has been a dramatic increase in firms doing business across international borders.  As a result, there is an increasing demand for employees who understand and are able to navigate the global context of business. This includes expertise in  the logistics of trade, cross-border investments, cultural differences, legal differences, & the challenges of working in diverse business environments.

Did You Know?

  • Colorado businesses export over $9.0 billion worth of goods annually.
  • Colorado is the #1 state in exporting computer and electronic products.
  • 21% of all Colorado jobs are supported by international trade.
  • Export-related jobs pay up to 18% above the national average!
  • Colorado top exports are: Canada, Mexico, China, Korea and Japan.
  • Over 5,500 Colorado companies export goods.
  • 87% of Colorado companies that export are SMEs (with fewer than 500 employees).
  • Nearly 5% of Colorado’s private industry employment results from foreign investment into the State.

Why Study International Business?

Students can expand their career opportunities by gaining knowledge of other cultures, building cross-cultural communication skills, and developing awareness of the social, cultural, and economic characteristics of other countries.  Studying international business provides students with insights about the global economic and business climates.


International Business Programs:

B.S. International Business

This program prepares students with an understanding of global business and knowledge in a functional area of business.   Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in companies that are engaged in international trade.

B.A. Global Business Studies

This degree program provides students with an understanding of multiple cultural perspectives along with knowledge of how a global business operates.  Students will be prepared to apply for job positions in global non-profits, NGOs, diplomatic organizations, trade specialists, and companies engaged in global business.

Concentration in International Business

This program provides College of Business majors with detailed information about the functions of business that play an important role in the international business area.

Minor in International Business

This program provides non-College of Business majors with an overview of company functions and an understanding of how to conduct business in an international context.

International Opportunities