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Minor in International Business

University graduates are increasingly challenged to compete in a complex and dynamic global environment. An International Business minor will enable students to acquire knowledge and skills that will qualify them for positions with firms engaged in international operations and support services for international trade such as: logistics, customs brokerage, port operations, freight forwarding, international marketing and business research, finance, and supply chain management; as well as positions with government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Administration, CIA, State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

A minor in International Business is offered by the McCoy College for business majors only.

Catalog years fall 2012 and later, the following courses are required for the minor (18 semester hours):

Required (12 hours):

MKT 4310: International Marketing
MGT 3375: International Business 
ECO 3353: Comparative Economic Systems
BA 4315: International Trade Operations

Prescribed Elective - Students choose 2 courses (6 hours) from:
BA 4300: Independent Study in Global Business
BA 4312: Global Business Internship
CIS 3317: E-Business
BLAW 3363: International Business Law
ECO 3317: International Economics
ECO 3320: Latin American Economics
FIN 4331: International Finance
MGT 4390G: Cross-Cultural Human Relations
MKT 3385: Ethnic and Niche Marketing
COMM 3318M: Intercultural Cummunication
MC 4303: International Advertising
MC 4310: International Communication
GEO: Economic Geography
GEO 3307: Geography of Europe
GEO 3308 Latin America
GEO 3328: Geography of North Africa and the Middle East
GEO 3332: Geography of South and Southeast Asia
GEO 3333: Geography of China and Japan
Advance History Courses from Groups A and B
FR 3381: Business French I
FR 3382: Business French II
GER 3380: Business German in Global Economy
JAPA 3308: Advanced Japanese for Business
SPAN 3311: Business Spanish I
SPAN 3312: Business Spanish II
SOCI 3320: Population Dynamics
SOCI 3328: Complex Organizations
SOCI 3350: Men, Women and Societies
POSI 4326: Issues of World Politics
POSI 4356: Politics of International Economic Relations

To enroll in upper division business courses (3000+ level courses) you must have completed 60 hours and have an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. Students must meet all prerequisites to enroll.  

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To declare an international business minor please contact your academic advisor in the McCoy College Academic Advising Center, 512-245-1993.