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International Business Minor

University Park, Austin Jaffe,, Smeal College of Business (I B)

The International Business minor provides students with knowledge, skills, and experiences that prepare them for a business career that might include international responsibilities. Mastery of fundamental business concepts, coursework in international business or economics, foreign language skills, and an approved study abroad experience each contribute to build perspectives about the challenges and opportunities of commercial activity in a global business environment.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


ACCTG 211(4) (Sem: 1-4)
BA 411(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (14 -18 credits)
MGMT 301(3) or BA 304(3) (Sem: 2-5)
MKTG 301(3) or BA 303(3) (Sem: 3-5)
FIN 301(3) or BA 301(3) (Sem: 4-5)
SCM 301 (3) or BA 302(3) (Sem: 4-5)
Select 6 credits from the following with at least 3 credits at the 400 level: IB 303(3), IB 403(3), IB 404(3), IB/PLSC/AFR 440(3), IB 450(3), or IB 460(3)(Sem: 5-8)

Select 6 credits from an education abroad program with prior approval by the Smeal College International Programs Office. (Sem: 4-7)
Select 6 credits of supporting coursework in consultation with the Smeal College International Programs Office. See Program List. (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2011

Blue Sheet Item #: 39-05-012

Review Date: 02/22/2011

UCA Revision #1: 8/8/06



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