Minor in International Business

Advising Information

Advisor: Paige Geslin
Office: Business 309
Phone Number: 435.797.2272
Email: paige.geslin@usu.edu

Minor Requirements

This minor is designed primarily for business majors. A student from outside the Huntsman School of Business who desires to pursue the minor must recognize that there are several pre-requisites to the required courses, which may themselves have pre-requisites. As an alternative, students from outside the Huntsman School of Business may want to consider the minor in Business.

Course Number Course Name Credits
FIN 4300

International Finance
Pre-requisite: Grade of B- or better in FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance

3
MGT 3820 International Management 2
MGT 4050 International Marketing
Pre-requisite: Grade of B- or better in MGT 3500 - Fundamentals of Marketing
2
MGT 4790 Managing Global Value Chains
Pre-requisite: Grade of B- or better in MGT 3700 – Operations Management
2

Choose one course from the following:

ECN 5150 Comparative Economic Systems
Pre-requisite: ECN 2010 – Introduction to Microeconomics
Course offered Fall Semester only 3
MGT 3830 International Law 2

AND

Chose one of the following options (A, B, C, or D) listed below.

A. Choose two classes (6 credits) from the following:

ECN 3300/
MGT 3300
Globalization and Ethics of Trade 3
ECN 5400 International Trade Theory Course offered Fall Semester only 3
HIST 3240 Modern Europe 3
HIST 3280 East Central Europe Since 1520 3
HIST 3460 Comparative Asian History 3
HIST 3481 Modern China 3
HIST 3510 Africa and the World 3
HIST 3630 History of Modern Latin America 3
HIST 3660 History of Mexico 3
HIST 4330 Modern Germany 3
HIST 4890 Cold War in Asia 3
POLS 3100 Global Issues 3
POLS 3210 Western European Government and Politics 3
POLS 3220 Russian and Eastern European Government and Politics 3
POLS 3250 Chinese Government and Politics 3
POLS 3270 Latin American Government and Politics 3
POLS 4210/
ECN 4500
European Union Politics 3
POLS 4260 Southeast Asian Government and Politics 3
POLS 5120 Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe 3
POLS 5480 International Trade Policy 3

OR

B. Demonstrate competence in a second language. This can be demonstrated either by

  • A minor or major in a second language
  • Sixteen semester credits of a second language at an accredited school
  • Passing a language challenge competency exam and successful completion of the next higher class
  • Successful completion of the BYU Language Test (minimum of sixteen credits)
  • Sixteen credits from the Intensive English Language Institute or a TOEFL score of 500

OR

C. Demonstrate international work experience or undertake an internship.

The work experience/internship is either to be completed overseas or to provide substantial and approved international experience. It is required to be of no less than 9 weeks in duration.

OR

D. Spend a minimum of one semester studying at an approved overseas institute of higher education or participate in an approved overseas study tour.