International Business Minor

The International Business (IB) Minor consists of 30 credits, with 21 credits of required courses and 9 credits of elective courses with a geographic or subject matter focus. Foreign language study is not required but is strongly recommended. Students pursuing the minor are also encouraged to study abroad and/or engage in other intercultural experiences.  Upon completion of the IB Minor, you should be able to explain fundamental concepts associated with conducting business internationally, including in economics, management, finance, marketing and intercultural competence.

Students completing the International Business minor will complete the following courses, and are responsible for fulfilling the appropriate prerequisites for all courses:

BGEN 210Accounting & Finance Basics **3
BGEN 242DIntro to Int'l Business3
Take one of the following four courses3
Economic Way of Thinking
Principles of Macroeconomics
Honors Economics
Take two of the following three courses:6
Principles of Marketing
Management and Organization
Business Finance
Take two of the following three courses:6
International Marketing
International Management
International Finance
Approved electives with a geographic or subject matter focus. ***9
Total Credits30

 Students must earn a C- or better in every course taken for the minor.


 Business majors may substitute ACTG 202 or 223, and BFIN 322 for BGEN 210


International Business Minor electives must revolve around a singular geographic or subject focus.  These electives are selected in consultation with the JJCBE International Business minor advisor from an approved list of lower- and upper-division elective courses, which can include up to nine credits of language study.