Minor in International Business
The program of study for the International Business minor develops business expertise and cultural breadth. Specifically, it includes:
- Business — functional capability
- Students take five courses (15 credits) in several functional areas of business, including international business, management, marketing, economics, and finance.
- Language/area studies
- The ability to function effectively in more than one culture sets the IB minor apart. Students must complete nine credits of study from: language courses in the selected foreign language, courses in the related area studies, or courses taken during full-time resident study at a foreign university.
Upon completion of the minor in international business, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate first-year language proficiency and cultural knowledge in the student's chosen foreign language.
- Demonstrate working knowledge of a chosen functional area of business.
- Explain the factors that determine international trade patterns and capital flows, and analyze their impact on global business operations.
- Identify the major components of culture and explain how cultural differences affect the conduct of business.