Undergraduate Minor in International Business
Appropriate for any undergraduate major, the minor in international business is designed to increase students’ international knowledge, and develop their skills in order to function effectively in today’s dynamic global environment. Students who are seeking opportunities with a firm that has existing international operations, or one that plans to internationalize and/or expand its global footprint, will benefit from complementing their major of study with this minor.
The Minor in International Business prepares students to…
- Complement functional area knowledge with internationally-oriented skills that will give a competitive edge in the highly competitive job market.
- Obtain an understanding of the international political, economic, and sociocultural environment that affects local and global businesses.
- Gain knowledge in the relevance and use of specific tools used by experts in assessing the various types of risk in international business.
- Examine worldwide integration of different institutional systems, and assess how this integration affect countries, organizational strategy and individual behavior.
- Enhance intercultural awareness and sensitivity, and further develop cultural intelligence.
- Develop thought processes and analytical skills essential to a global mindset.
Whether you plan to seek a challenging international experience, or you want to obtain knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare for a career that might include international responsibilities, then the Undergraduate Minor in International Business is right for you.
Students graduating with a degree offered by the Robinson College of Business must complete five classes (15 hours) from the list of minor in international business electives below:
Elective Courses for the Minor in International Business
- IB 3090
- International Business Operations
- IB 4020
- International Trade Management
- IB 4030
- China’s Economy & International Business Environment
- IB 4080
- Legal Issues in International Business
- IB 4100
- Introduction to International Entrepreneurship
- IB 4391
- International Business Field Study*
- IB 4410
- International Business Study Abroad: Analysis of Regional International Business Practices (3 or 6 hours. Only 3 hours of credit may count towards the minor.)
- MK 4600
- International Marketing
- FI 4040
- Foundations in International Finance
- SPAN 4407
- Spanish for International Business II
- FREN 4043
- French for International Business II
- ITAL 4043
- Italian for International Business II
- GERM 4432
- German for International Business II
* Restricted to senior-status and/or by department approval.
Students graduating with a degree not offered by the Robinson College of Business must complete:
- BUSA 3000
- Globalization and Business Practices
- And four classes (12 hours) from the list of Minor in International Business Electives listed above