The Department of Modern Languages and the Department of Business and Economics offer the major in international business. Rooted in Salem’s liberal arts tradition, this major affirms the benefit of co-curricular programs, emphasizes a global society, and prepares a student for professional leadership roles. The major is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in combining study in modern languages with a preparation for careers in the global market. Such careers may involve activities in sales, marketing analysis, financial transactions, and correspondence in various kinds of enterprises with a global scope, including banks, import-export companies, international firms, manufacturers, and the travel and tourism industry.