If you think you might want to start a global business or take a leadership role in an established international business, you will be well-served by an educational background that combines solid business know-how with a liberal arts education and a global outlook. Corporations want to see technical skill and an ability to think clearly, make good decisions, carry projects through to completion and work well with customers and colleagues from all over the globe. W&J counts among its alumni numerous successful business executives, including Dick Clark, Chairman & CEO of Merck Pharmaceuticals (Fortune #85) the second largest pharmaceutical company in the world, with offices around the globe.
Students majoring in International Business also combine their course work at W&J with study abroad and/or an international internship to ensure that they will be able to participate fully in the global economy of the future.
The College counts among its alumni numerous CEOs of varied businesses, many international, who remain connected to the College and who provide valuable information, mentoring, internships and job opportunities to graduates of W&J. You can find some of their life stories in Education for a Lifetime.
In addition to your courses in language and business, you may find some of the following courses interesting:
International Trade Theory
Latin American History
Information Technology and Society
Music of the World
Dimensions of Practical Ethics
Industrial or Organizational Psychology