International Programs

Meet our 2019 WCOB International Award Winners


Eight earn awards for outstanding international engagement

Four Appalachian State University business students and four faculty members have earned awards from the Walker College of Business for outstanding international engagement.

The awards were presented during the college's fifth annual international awards ceremony and luncheon on Appalachian's campus Nov. 8.

"I'm so proud of you for taking advantage of these opportunities," said Walker College Dean Heather Norris, who welcomed luncheon attendees. "You are our future, and—by expanding your horizons, you're expanding ours—making the world a better place for all of us."


Walker College of Business International Programs

The Walker College of Business encourages students to study abroad and provides a variety of short-term international programs designed to develop international business skills and intercultural knowledge. These faculty-led programs have proven to be invaluable for many students. Scholarships are available. Fluency in a second language is not required and students can earn credit toward their degree. For more information on future opportunities, please contact Meredith Church Pipes, Global & Civic Engagement Specialist for Walker College of Business International Programs.

The Walker College of Business also offers students the opportunity to develop international business skills through either a BSBA in International Business  or an International Business Minor. The International Business (IB) major was established in 2002. The major is designed to prepare students for a career in international business or public service through the development of competency in a foreign language and cultural awareness and providing students with specialized international business skills. For more information on degree requirements, please visit International Business (BSBA).