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Minor in International Business

Minor in International Business

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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.

The following courses are required for the minor (18 semester hours):

Required (9 hours):

MKT 4310: International Marketing
MGT 3375: International Business 
ECO 3353: Comparative Economic Systems

Prescribed Elective - Students choose 3 courses (9 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 Communication

  • 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.  

For further information, please visit our website at http://www.igb.mccoy.txstate.edu.

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