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International Business Minor

Goals and Objectives:

    1. Goals:
      Offer business majors the opportunity to do extended study in international dimension to business.
  • Objectives:

  1. Provide students exposure to the quantitative and qualitative foundations to international business.
  2. Enhance student awareness of different cultures and how culture affects business practices by requiring an overseas experience.

Competencies, Knowledge of Skills to be Achieved:

  1. To develop an understanding of the linkage between theory and practice of business (foundation knowledge).
  2. To insure students are conversant in contemporary business issues (including diversity, ethical decision making, international/cultural environment).
  3. To develop communication skills, critical thinking skills, research skills.
  4. To develop a foundation for life-long learning necessary for continued professional success.

Structure of the Degree and Minor:

    1. Degree Requirements
      • Degree requirements (BSBA degree program)
      • General Education
      • Business Administration Core: 33 credit hours
      • Major courses: 24-30 credit hours
  • Minor Requirements
    Required Courses (15 credit hours):
  • MG560 International Management
  • MK560 International Marketing
  • EC580 International Economics
  • FI540 International Finance
  • UI343 Transcultural Experience*

    Choose three (3) credit hours from
    AC450 International Perspective on Accounting
    UI322 International Political Economy
    UI349 Comparative Economic Systems
    MK/MK478 Global Logistics

*UI343 would be waived for students completing a semester abroad program of study.


Dempster Hall 239
International Business Programs
One University Plaza, MS 5890
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701