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World Economy and Business

The World Economy and Business major is intended to provide liberal arts students with an interdisciplinary introduction to the causes of economic globalization, to the changes that it is bringing to the international environment in which the United States conducts its economic and political relations with other nation-states, and to the domestic consequences of these changes.

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree are required to complete a minimum of two years of foreign language study in a language appropriate to the chosen specialization.

Coursework completed at OSU or abroad and/or appropriate placement test results can document this.

Those choosing to complete the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree must complete a minor in one of the following areas:

  • Agribusiness
  • Business
  • City and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Science
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Global Public Health
  • Information Security
  • International Business
  • Quantitative Economics


Brochures for the World Economy & Business major

For students admitted to OSU Autumn 2023 and after


For students admitted to OSU Autumn 2022 through Summer 2023


For students admitted to OSU Summer 2022 and before


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