International Business Minor
The minor in international business is designed to educate students in a broad range of management and business skills in a global context. The program of study for the international studies minor includes coursework in language, social science, and international business and is open to all undergraduate students. The minor provides students with an understanding of the social, economic, and political context of international business, the language communication skills, and the business skills to be effective managers in a global marketplace. Students are encouraged to participate in a study abroad program or internship to complement this minor.
Students must complete the following requirements for a minor in international business:
• One course from ARAB 23, CHIN 23, FREN 50, FREN 100, GERM 100, ITAL 100, JAPN 23, SPAN 100
World Geography and Demography
• One course from ANTH 50, HIST 5, POLI 50, SOCI 50, or SOCI 138
• ACTG 11, BUSN 70, ECON 1, ECON 2, ECON 3, and MGMT 80
• One course from MGMT 6, PHIL 6, or PHIL 112
Social Science in a Global Context
• One course from ECON 137, ECON 129, ECON 130, ECON 134, HIST 105, PSYC 162, POLI 119, POLI 121, POLI 122, POLI 136, POLI 137, POLI 140, POLI 142, POLI 144, POLI 146, POLI 148, or an approved course taken in the SCU El Salvador program or another Selected Comparative Politics course as approved by the Director of the IB Minor Program. Participation in approved study abroad programs: equivalent course may fulfill the requirements of the minor.
Equivalency of coursework taken abroad for any of the above requirements must be also be approved by the chair of the appropriate department or pre-approved by the study abroad program office or by the IB Minor Director.
• Two upper division courses from ACTG 152, FNCE 151, MGMT 170, MKTG 178, ECON 181, ECON 182
Recommended (but not required)
Completion of advanced language courses
Internship related to an international business career
Additional course work in economic development, modern history and politics of selected world regions