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.
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.