International Business, Language, and Culture

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The International Business, Language, and Culture (IBLC) degree is a collaborative program that draws on the unique and complementary assets of the Georgetown College of Arts & Sciences and the McDonough School of Business (MSB). Undergraduate students from the College and the McDonough School of Business are eligible to earn a Bachelor of Science degree while remaining affiliated with – and advised by – their respective schools through graduation.

The IBLC program is a 120-credit degree that integrates essential elements of the McDonough program in international business with a tailored program in one language from the College’s Faculty of Language and Linguistics.

IBLC is a deeply collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunity for Georgetown undergraduates, emphasizing the centrality of cultural and linguistic competency to the business sector, and the ways that language study has always been an avenue to effect change and innovation in the world. By placing language and culture in conversation with business, students are invited to take up vital, global questions of inequality, labor and human dignity, technological, ethical, and environmental consequences.

For a full breakdown of the major’s requirements, check out this curriculum guide.