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Coursework Guide: International Business Collateral

Guidelines

Students who wish to take International Business courses abroad should adhere to the following:

  • All 9-12 credit hours of International Business elective coursework can be taken abroad
  • International Business elective coursework should be international or global in scope, this can include region or country-specific courses
  • Coursework should focus on business topics (i.e. not Political Science or International Relations)
  • Coursework must be upper division (300 or 400 level equivalent)
  • Internships abroad can count for international business credit if there is coursework in conjunction with the internship and the following requirements are met:
    • 35 class contact hours + 150-299 internship hours = 3 credit hours of International Business
    • 35 class contact hours + 300 or more internship hours = 6 credit hours of International Business

*Students should meet with an IPSA advisor to receive final approval for International Business coursework

Course Options

The following are examples of possible International Business courses available. This is not an exhaustive list. 

  • Asian Business
  • Doing Business in Emerging Markets
  • Global Supply Chain
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Intercultural Management

Timing

  • Students are only able to take International Business elective coursework after completion of their tracking courses, which is typically after sophomore year.
  • Students should not study abroad their final semester at UT, if they plan to graduate in May, due to the delay in transcript processing.
  • At least 75% of major coursework must be taken at UT.

Recommended Programs

Please note, this is not an exhaustive list.

Azur Coast, France Hong Kong city view from neighboring mountain VIenna, Austria

CEA French Riviera – Science & Engineering

Chinese University of Hong Kong

IES Abroad Vienna – European Society & Culture

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Sophia Antipolis, France

Program Features: Internship placements available

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Hong Kong, China

Program Features: Community service volunteer opportunities; Buddy program; Student clubs & organizations

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Vienna, Austria

Program Features: Internship placements available

Quick Look: Study at one of Europe’s most prestigious business schools in the “Silicon Valley” of Europe Quick Look: Study abroad in one world’s most significant financial centers and commercial ports. Quick Look: Imagine studying in the birthplace Peter Drucker and the home of international organizations like the UN, the OSCE, & OPEC.
Amsterdam Medellin, Colombia Salamanca plaza

ISA Amsterdam: Science, Liberal Arts & Business Courses with Locals

ISA Medellin: International Business, Spanish Language & Courses with Locals

ISA Salamanca: Business, Cultural Studies & Spanish

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Medellin, Colombia

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Salamanca, Spain

Program Features: Service-learning opportunities

Quick Look: Course offerings are highly specialized and focusing on research methodology. Honors courses available, too. Quick Look: Study abroad in one of the world’s most innovative cities. Founded by Colombian business leaders, Universidad EAFIT is Medellín’s most prestigious private university. Quick Look: The perfect opportunity to study at Spain’s oldest university and one of the most prestigious in the world!
Bordeaux, France

ISA Valparaíso/Viña del Mar: Business and Culture in English & Spanish Language

Kansai Gaidai University

KEDGE Business School

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Locations: Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

Program Features: Service-learning opportunities

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Hirakata City, Japan

Program Features: Internship placements available; Buddy program; Student clubs & organizations

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Locations: Bordeaux and Marseille, France

Quick Look: Host university, UAI, was bestowed a “Triple Crown” award – which only 1% of business schools in the world receive. Quick Look: KGU is located midway between Osaka, Japan’s second largest industrial metropolis, and Kyoto and Nara, the ancient capitals of Japan. Quick Look: KEDGE is ranked as one of the top management and business schools in France.
Santiago, Chile Sydney opera house and bay area

University of Canterbury

University of Chile

University of New South Wales

Program Type: UT Direct

Program Location: Christchurch, New Zealand

Program Features: Internship placements available; service-learning opportunities

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Santiago, Chile

Program Features: Buddy program; Student clubs & organizations

Program Type: UT Exchange

Program Location: Sydney, Australia

Program Features: Internship placements available

Quick Look: Study at one of the top universities in the world! Quick Look: Study at the oldest and most prestigious university in Chile, which also happens to be one of Latin America’s leading business schools. Quick Look: Study at one of the Top 50 best (and most international) universities in the world.
Dunedin, New Zealand Prague city and river view Seoul, South Korea Stellenbosch Wine Farm Itineraries

University of Otago

UT Haslam College of Business in Prague

UT Haslam College of Business in Seoul

USAC South Africa: Stellenbosch University

Program Type: UT Direct

Program Location: Dunedin, New Zealand

Program Features: Buddy program; Student clubs & organizations

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Seoul, South Korea

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Quick Look: Study at New Zealand’s oldest university, and one of the best in the world. Quick Look: Study at the University of Economics, Prague (UEP) – the Czech Republic’s leading university in the field of management and economics. Quick Look: Study and live in the world’s 4th largest metropolitan economy and capital of South Korea. Quick Look: Study in one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa and the capital of the South African wine industry.

Florianopolis, Brazil Anne Street - Dublin

ISA Florianópolis: Culture, Portuguese Language & International Business

University College Dublin Summer School

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Florianópolis, Brazil

Program Type: UT Direct

Program Location: Dublin, Ireland

Quick Look: Named one of the best places to live and do businesses in Brazil, Floripa (as the locals call it) offers an array of natural wonders. Quick Look: Dublin is ranked one of the Top 30 Global Cities in the world.
Seoul, South Korea

UT in Barcelona

(Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona)

USAC Korea: Yonsei University

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Barcelona, Spain

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Program Location: Seoul, South Korea

 

Quick Look: Study in one of the world’s leading economic, trade fair and cultural centers. Quick Look: Study at one of the Top 150 World Universities as ranked by Times Higher Education and enjoy its beautiful and tranquil campus located in the heart of the city.