MINOR IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Requirements (28 units)

  1. FIN 433. International Business Finance (4)
  2. MGMT 405. Managing Across Borders (4)
  3. MKTG 470. International Marketing Management (4)
  4. Four units chosen from:
    • MGMT 406. International Business Law (4)
    • MGMT 526. Global Entrepreneurship (4)
    • SCM 445. International Logistics (4)
  5. Twelve units in one of these specialties:

Foreign Language Specialty

  1. Twelve units of 200-level or higher course work in the same approved foreign language.

Note 1: Approved foreign languages are Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. For Arabic, ARAB 316 is highly recommended. For French, FREN 409 and 410 are highly recommended. For German, GER 312 is highly recommended. For Spanish, SPAN 302 and 316D are highly recommended. Additional foreign languages may be approved by the Chair of the Department of Management.

Note 2: Students proficient in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, or Spanish languages may receive Credit by Examination for the language requirements. Exact times and places of examinations are announced by the Department of World Languages and Literatures; students should make arrangements with the Department of World Languages and Literatures office or chair well in advance.

Note 3: Students proficient in any foreign language at 200-level or equivalent level courses have an option for any or all of their foreign language courses to be waived. Responsibility for determining this proficiency rests with the Chair of the Management Department, after consultation with the World Languages and Literatures Department Chair. Students having any of these foreign language courses waived must substitute an equal number of units chosen from the electives listed below.

Regional Specialty

  1. Eight units of electives chosen from one of the following categories:

Global Studies

  • ANTH 470. Globalization and Culture (4)
  • COMM 471. International Communication (4)
  • ECON 430. International Economics (4)
  • ECON 435. Multinational Corporations (4)
  • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
  • PSCI 540. Seminar in Comparative Politics (4)
  • PSCI 590. Seminar in International Relations (4)
  • SSCI 515. Model United Nations (4) (application and entrance exam required)

Asia

  • ANTH 358. People of the Middle East (4)
  • ANTH 362. Peoples of Asia (4)
  • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
  • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
  • HUM 328. Asian Cultural Traditions (4)
  • HUM 375. The World of Islam (4)
  • PHIL 375. Non-Western Philosophy (4)
  • PSCI 305. East Asian Politics (4)
  • PSCI 308. Government and Politics of the Middle East (4)
  • SSCI 300. Nonwestern World (4)
  • SSCI 516. Model Arab League (4) (application and entrance exam required)

Europe

  • HIST 503. Europe Since 1945 (4)
  • MGMT 408. Managing in Europe (4)
  • PSCI 304. East European Political Systems (4)
  • PSCI 590. Politics of the European Community (4)

Latin America

  • ANTH 354. Cultures of Mexico and Latin America (4)
  • ANTH 356. Cultures of South America (4)
  • ECON 540. The Political Economy of Latin America (4)
  • HIST 465. Modern Central America (4)
  • HIST 466. Foreign Relations of Latin America (4)
  • HIST 470. Modern Latin American (4)
  • MGMT 407. Comparative Management Systems in the Americas (4)
  • SSCI 304. Contemporary Latin America (4)
  1. Four units of international experience chosen from:
    • ADMN 575. Internship (4) (must have international focus)
    • ADMN 590. Seminar in Business Administration (4) (must involve international travel)

Study Abroad Specialty

  1. Twelve units of upper-division courses in business taken abroad. The courses must be approved by the Global Management Center before the student goes on the study abroad program.