Commerce, Language, and Culture


Program Coordinators:  Tom Cooper                                           

Note: If ACT composite score is below 21, it is strongly suggested that the student complete at least one semester at Georgetown College before taking BUA 210, ECO 221, or ECO 223.

Interdisciplinary Major

(B.A. degree) A total of sixty semester hours required. The major requires a business foundation of 24 hours, a language foundation of 18 hours, 15 hours from the interdisciplinary component, and one 3-hour elective chosen with Program Coordinator’s approval. (No minor is required.)


First Year:

Either Semester

*MAT 109 or 125  
MAT 111  
Language Courses (see below)  

Second Year:

Fall Semester Completed Spring Semester Completed
BUA 210   BUA 211  

Either Semester

*ECO 221  
*ECO 223  
Language Courses (see below)  

Third Year:

Either Semester

BUA 335  
BUA 353  
BUA 423 (Odd Falls)  
BUA 460  
CLC 319 (CA)  
Language Courses (see below)  

Fourth Year:

Either Semester

BUA 423 (Odd Falls)  
BUA 450 (usually in the last semester)  
3 hour elective  
Language Courses (see below)  

Note 1:  The exact timing of the language classes depends on how proficient the student is when she/he begins language study at Georgetown College.


Note 2:  The student, in consultation with an adviser and the Program Director, must determine when to satisfy the Study Abroad requirement (INS000).  They may choose summer, a regular semester, or an entire year.  Depending on this choice and the availability of classes, students may deviate significantly from the suggested schedule.


Language Foundation (choose one set):  18 hours
FRENCH Completed
FRE 230  
FRE 235  
FRE 335  
FRE 355  
Two from:  
FRE 301, FRE310, FRE312, FRE321, or FRE 329  
GER 230  
GER 310  
GER 355  
GER 345/445  
GER 318/418 or GER 319/419  
GER 365/465 or GER389/489 or GER 399/499  
SPA 230  
SPA 235  
SPA 355  
SPA 310 & 320 or SPA 312 & 322 or SPA 310& 312  
SPA … one 300 or 400 level SPA  
JPN 201  
JPN 202  
JPN 320  
JPN 322  
JPN 335  
JPN 355  




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