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2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of International Business

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Degree Requirements:

I. Preparatory Work

Computer Proficiency
Business Calculus
Business Communications

The calculus requirement must be completed by the end of the first year in the program. The communications requirement must be completed within the first quarter.

II. Leadership & Team Building

Four credits:


*Students with previous comparable course work with a B (3.00) or better have the option of waiving these classes based on self-assessment materials regarding their proficiency. Students without previous course work are required to take these classes.

V. Electives

  • Choose any 4 graduate business courses: (12)
  • International Study Tours:** (varies)


**Up to 12 credit hours. Study Tour courses may be used to satisfy required core courses in some circumstances by permission of the MIB director. If used in this way, the credits will not count towards elective requirements.

VI. Strategy & Synthesis

Three credits:

VII. Language Proficiency

MIB students must demonstrate intermediate-level oral competency in a foreign language prior to graduation.

VIII. International Experience

MIB students must gain international experience prior to graduation. This requirement can be met in a number of ways.

  • Participation in an approved international study tour sponsored by Seattle University or another institution
  • A term or semester studying at an approved academic institution in another country
  • Working professionals who have had an overseas job assignment lasting six months or more
  • International students may also satisfy this requirement by obtaining a two-quarter internship in the United States.

Minimum credits required for degree: (46 to 67)


Graduate students must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in order to earn a master’s degree.

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