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International Business (IB) Minor

The International Business (IB) minor is open to all university students with a GPA of at least 2.0. However, all non-Pamplin students must complete a Pamplin international experience in order to earn the IB minor.

To complete the International Business minor, students must pass the 18 credits of required and elective classes listed below with an average of a 2.0 in these courses. Additionally, students must satisfy the foreign language and international experience requirements. No course grade may be lower than a C- to earn the minor. The minor will be noted on the student's transcript.

Prerequisite Statement: Some courses listed on this check sheet have prerequisites; please consult the University Course Catalog or check with your academic advisor.

Requirements: No more than two courses from each discipline permitted, with the exception of XXXX 3854 Study Abroad. A course cannot be double­ counted to meet more than one IB minor requirement unless indicated.

I. Required Culture Course
Select one of the following: 13
Introduction to African Studies (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Arab Culture and Civilization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Chinese Culture and Civilization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities )
Introduction to French Culture and Civilization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Introduction to German Culture and Civilization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Topics in German Cinema (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 6 - Critique and Practice in Design and the Arts)
Topics in Italian Cinema (Pathways Concept 1 - Discourse Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Introduction to Russian Culture and Civilization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Religion and Culture In Asia (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Topics in Spanish Culture (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Topics in Spanish American Culture (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)
Introduction to Latino American Studies (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Minority Languages in the Spanish-Speaking Context (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Subtotal3
II. Required Elective Courses
Select three of the following:9
Global Operations and Information Technology
International Tourism (spring only)
International Financial Management
International Management (fall only)
International Marketing
Subtotal9
III. Other Elective Courses
Select two of the following: 2,36
Any three-credit course from the list of International Elective Courses (see list below)
Any three-credit course from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (FR, GER, SPAN, etc.) - cannot be used for Part I.
Any one three-credit Pamplin Business Study Abroad course (ACIS, BIT, FIN, HTM, MGT, or MKTG 2854 or MKTG 3854). Other courses with an embedded study abroad experience may also fulfill the requirement - check with the Director of Global Study Abroad for substitutions.
Subtotal6
IV. Foreign Language Requirement
One of the following foreign language requirements must be met.
a. Passed at least four years of a single foreign language in high school.
b. Passed three years of a single foreign language in high school, plus two years of a different foreign language in high school.
c. Passed three years of a single foreign language in high school, plus two semesters of a university-level foreign language sequence (may be used in Part Ill above), e.g. SPAN 1105-SPAN 1106 or SPAN 1114 4
d. Completion of a 2106 foreign language course - may take up to four semesters of a single university-level foreign language (e.g. FR 1105, FR 1106, FR 2105, FR 2106) (may be used in Part Ill above)
e. Foreign language will be waived for international students.
V. International Experience Requirement
One of the following international experiences must be completed 5
a. Study Abroad
b. International Employment
c. International Internship
d. International Residency
e. International Service Learning
Total Credits18
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Contact Pamplin International Programs if you think you may have taken a substitutable course.

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May not double count courses from Part I or II.

3

Non-Pamplin majors must take HTM 2314 Introduction to International Business/MGT 2314 Introduction to International Business as one of the two required courses for this section.

4

If you choose a different language than high school, you may take any language at the 1000-level. Otherwise, you must take 2000-level courses.

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​If not a study abroad experience, the experience must be verified by the Director of Global Study Abroad. All non-Pamplin students are required to complete a Pamplin study abroad experience in order to earn the minor.

International Business Minor Elective Courses

BIT 4474Global Operations and Information Technology3
ECON 4124Growth and Development3
ECON/AAEC 4135International Economics3
ECON/AAEC 4136International Economics3
FIN 4144International Financial Management (Junior Standing)3
GEOG 1014World Regions (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
GEOG/IS/PSCI 2054Introduction to World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
GEOG/IS/PSCI 2064The Global Economy and World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
GEOG 3104Environmental Problems, Population, and Development (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
GEOG 3254Geography of East Asia3
GEOG/SOC/UAP 4764International Development Policy and Planning (Junior Standing)3
HIST 1215/1216Intro to World History (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HIST 1224Conquest and Culture in Latin American Empires (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HIST 1515/1516History of Africa (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HIST 2124Topics and Critical Issues in World History (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities )3
HIST 2165/2166History of France3
HIST 2184History of the Balkans3
HIST 2345/2346History of the Middle East3
HIST 2355/2356History of China3
HIST 2484Modern Germany (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HIST 3394Europe Since World War II3
HIST 3484Nazi Germany: History and Memory3
HIST 3494The Holocaust3
HIST 3554Age of Globalization (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HIST 3594The Rise of Modern Latin America3
HIST 3644Twentieth-Century Russia3
HIST 3654Arab-Israeli Conflict (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities )3
HIST 3664Revolutionary China3
HTM 2454Travel & Tourism Management (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HTM/MGT 2314Introduction to International Business 13
HUM/RLCL 3204Multicultural Communication (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
IS/GEOG/PSCI 2054Introduction to World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
IS/GEOG/PSCI 2064The Global Economy and World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
MGT 2204Global Business of Pop Culture (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States)3
MGT 4314International Management3
MKTG 4704International Marketing3
MKTG 4404Field Practicum in Marketing 23
PHIL 2304Global Ethics (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
PSCI/IS 1004Nations and Nationalities (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States)3
PSCI/IS/GEOG 2054Introduction to World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
PSCI/IS/GEOG 2064The Global Economy and World Politics (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
PSCI/UAP 3344Global Environmental Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
PSCI 3584Governments and Politics of Asia3
PSCI/IS 3615International Relations3
SBIO/FREC 2784Global Forest Sustainability3
UAP/PSCI 3344Global Environmental Issues: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
UAP/GEOG/WGS 4214Gender, Environment, and International Development3
UAP/GEOG/SOC 4764International Development Policy and Planning3
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Non-Pamplin Majors Only required for section III

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Subject to approval; only international practicum experiences will be considered; may request a substitution for a minor elective