International Business, Minor

Minor Requirements

(Code 740-411)

The International Business Minor is designed to enable students to enhance their perspective of the business environment as a global, rather than local, enterprise. Completion of the minor adds value to any major at UW-Eau Claire.

The minor requires foreign language competence at the 201 level. Advanced business courses taken during a study abroad semester may contribute to the minor. Prior approval is required.

The minor consists of 24 semester credits, as follows:

Major/Minor Combinations and Grade Requirement 1, 2
Required Courses:9
MGMT 345Managing Global Organizations3
MKTG 335International Marketing3
MGMT 447Cross Cultural Leadership3
Required Economics Course - Select one of the following:3
International Economics
Economics of Pacific Asia
Economic Development
Economic Development of Latin America
International Financial Management
Foreign Language Competency Requirement 3
Elective Courses - Select from the following 412
Up to four credits of foreign language at the 201 level or higher 3
International Accounting
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Culture and Transnational Dynamics
Language in Culture and Society
Religion and Culture
International Business Law
Internship Program I
Selected Topics in Business
Intercultural Communication
Diversity & Communication: Organizational & Media Contexts
International Communication
International Economics
Economics of Pacific Asia
Economic Development
Economic Development of Latin America
Global Economics Immersion Experience
Professional Communication
Planet Earth: Human Geography
Geography of Western Europe
Geography of Russia and Eastern Europe
Geography of the Middle East and North Africa
Geography of Latin America
Native Geographies
Geography International Immersion Experience
Geography of Food
International Environmental Problems and Policy
Political Geography
German for Professional Communication
World History to 1500
World History Since 1500
The Nazis and Germany, 1914-1945
History of World War II
Origins of Current World Conflicts
Greek Civilization
Roman Civilization
Latin America Since Independence
Gender, Sex, and Science in European History
The Age of Reformation
Studies in the History of European and Mediterranean Worlds
Studies in Global and Comparative History
Twentieth Century Europe, 1900 to Present
Modern France
Modern Germany
Twentieth Century Russia
World War I and II Military
Comparative Genocide
Imperialism Since 1800
Modern Africa
The Vietnam War
History of China
History of Japan
Roots of Selected Contemporary World Problems
International Experience in India
International Experience in China
International Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Classical Chinese Philosophy
Introduction to World Politics
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Politics of the Middle East
Politics of Russia
Politics of Eastern Europe
Politics of Continental Europe
Culture and Politics
Introduction to the Religions of the World
Basic Issues in Religion
Religion and Morality
Chinese and Japanese Religions
Spanish for Business

The International Business minor will not count as a secondary program when combined with the standard Business Administration major. This minor can count as a secondary program when combined with other COB majors. Please see the list of approved major/minor combinations that satisfy university academic concentration requirements.


Students minoring in International Business must earn a C- or better in MGMT 345, MKTG 335, and MGMT 447.


Students may choose to either take a 201 or higher level foreign language course as part of their minor electives or test out of a foreign language at the 201 level or higher.


Electives may include at most one course per discipline.  At least six of the twelve elective credits must be 300- or 400-level courses

Program Learning Outcomes 

Students completing this program will be expected to meet the following learning outcomes:

  • Adapt and apply knowledge about the world’s diverse cultures to the international business environment.
  • Adapt and apply knowledge about the world's diverse values to the international business environment.