International Business Minor
Multinational corporations are on the rise and looking for individuals to guide them through the intricacies of global commerce.
Gain a Global Perspective
The international business minor provides undergraduate students outside the John Cook School of Business with the opportunity to develop an understanding of how business approaches need to consider cultural, political, economic, geographic and religious differences. The IB minor creates the knowledge and sensitivity for students to know areas to be researched before undertaking business with any overseas partner, no matter what region of the world: Europe and Central Asia, East Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Africa.
Students are responsible for completing any prerequisites, and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in minor coursework.
International Business Minor for Non-Business Majors
Eighteen (18) hours of coursework from the Cook School are required for the international business minor.
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Twelve hours as follows (3 credit hours each):
|ECON 1900||Principles of Economics *||MATH 1200|
|IB 2000||Introduction to International Business||ECON 1900|
|IB 3100||Geopolitics of World Business||IB 2000|
|IB 3160||Cultural Differences||IB 2000|
* Principle of Economics also fulfills three hours of social/behavioral sciences core requirement for the College of Arts & Sciences
Six hours chosen from the following courses (3 credits each):
|IB 3020||Latin American Business||IB 2000|
|IB 3040||Asian Business||IB 2000|
|IB 3140||International e-Business||IB 2000 & ITM 2000/2010|
|IB 3150||Middle Eastern Business||IB 2000|
|!B 4120||International Business Strategies||IB 2000|
|IB 4900||Global Immersion in International Business**||IB 2000 & Junior Standing|
**Various immersion locations; only one may be used to satisfy minor requirement