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Interdisciplinary Business Management

These sample plans are a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning. Sequencing of Global Miami Plan courses is flexible.

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)
*BUS/ENG/STC 284 fulfills Advanced Writing

Business Legal Studies Track

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
CSE 148 3
ENG 111 3
Creative Arts 3
Physical Science 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FYIC 8
STA 125 3
Diversity/IP 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
ECO 201 3
ISA 225 3
MGT 291 3
Biological Science + lab 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
ECO 202 3
MKT 291 3
ISA 235 3
BUS 284* 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MKT 325 3
MGT 303 3
BLS 342 3
MGT 302 3
Humanities 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS Elective 3
BLS 464 or 437 3
FIN 301 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS 442 3
BLS Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS 464 or 437 3
BLS Elective 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Global Perspectives 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 14

Business Legal Studies Track Departmental Notes:

  • Must meet with an advisor to declare this major.
  • BLS 465 may satisfy the Business Capstone and BLS Track requirement.
  • Only one non-business course may apply to the BLS Track requirement.
  • MGT 402 may satisfy the Diversity and BLS Track requirement.
  • For the BLS Track requirement, required electives include 8 credit hours from the following courses: ACC 343, BLS 316, BLS 462, BLS 465, BLS 477, ECO 325, MGT 402, POL 352 or POL 353 or POL 363. 
  • Major and Career Info provides additional information regarding opportunities for this major.

General Requirements for Business Legal Studies Track and International Business Track:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business are required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions - consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104) satisfies GMP Experiential Learning.

International Business Track

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
CSE 148 3
ENG 111 3
Creative Arts 3
Physical Science 3
Total Semester Hours 17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
FYIC 8
STA 125 3
Diversity/IP 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
ECO 201 3
ISA 225 3
MGT 291 3
Biological Science + lab 4
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 3
ECO 202 3
MKT 291 3
ISA 235 3
BUS 284* 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MKT 325 3
ECO 344 3
BLS 342 3
MGT 302 3
Humanities 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MGT 303 3
BUS 371/373 3
FIN 301 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
BLS 442 3
IB Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
IB Elective 3
IB Elective 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Global Perspectives 3
Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 14

International Business Track Departmental Notes:

  • Must meet with an International Business advisor to declare this major.
  • Additional Elective courses may be approved by the International Business Advisor.
  • Students can take BUS 371 or BUS 373.
  • For the IB Track requirement, required electives include 8 credit hours from the following courses: BLS 464, BUS 420, ECO 347, ECO 441, ECO 442, FIN 417, MGT 304, MKT 425.
  • Major and Career Info provides additional information regarding opportunities for this major.  

General Requirements for Business Legal Studies Track and International Business Track:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business are required to graduate.
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions - consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104) satisfies GMP Experiential Learning.

Updated by FSB Advising, July 2018