International Trade & Finance

International Trade & Finance

You like to travel and have a yen for the yen—or the yuan or the euro.


About International Trade & Finance

LSU has the only program in Louisiana that will prepare you for a career in international business. The international trade and finance degree is an economics degree with a concentration in international business. Want to work for an international company? Consider also minoring in a foreign language.


Concentration Available

Empirical Economic Analysis

Learn the skills you need to analyze business and economic data to solve real-world problems.


Possible Careers

  • Finance manager
  • Global trade officer
  • International financial advisor
  • International investment banker
  • International tax manager
  • Trade support analyst


Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 30 credit hours of college-level coursework
    • at least 12 credit hours from the LSU Flagship campus
    • at least 9 credit hours in business courses
  • grade of “C-” or better in ACCT 2001, ECON 2000, ENGL 1001, ISDS 1102, MATH 1021, and MATH 1431
  • 2.6 cumulative GPA and cumulative LSU GPA
  • 2.3 business GPA and LSU business GPA

Senior College

E.J. Ourso College of Business


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

Related Majors

Academic Common Market Available