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International Business

Degree Type: Minor
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose an International Business Minor?

An International Business Minor is the perfect companion if you are an undergraduate business student majoring in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Management, or Marketing. The International Business Minor will enhance your employability. In today's marketplace, graduates who combine strong professional skills with international competence are in demand. Globalization is a force that is affecting all of our lives

In the same way that business administration provides the general skills that can transfer into a wide array of careers in business, international business offers a multitude of career opportunities. The exciting thing about international and multinational business is that you can literally take your skills with you—and to just about anywhere. With applications across a spectrum of industries, salaries will vary depending on what type of business you specialize in, who you work for and where.

Admission Requirements

Any person who is admitted to a Ferris State University Bachelor's degree program is welcome to seek the attainment of this minor in addition to their major.

Graduation Requirements

A Ferris student will have received this minor after completion of the requirements for the minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the minor classes.

No more than 50% of the credits required for this minor may be transferred from another institution  A maximum of 1/3 of the credits, but not more than 7 credits in a minor may overlap with the student's major.

More Information

Management Department
119 South Street/BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427
Email:

Required Courses
Credit Hours
International Business Systems
3
Choose four:
International Logistics
3
Cross-Cultural Business
3
Regional Business Systems
3
International Finance
3
Applied Management
3
Managing a Global Workforce
3
International Marketing
3
Choose one:
Japanese Culture and Society
3
Japanese Culture and Society 2
3
Intercultural Communication
3
French Culture
3
Current Global Problems
3
Special Studies in GERM
1 TO 4
Special Studies in GERM
1 TO 4
US Foreign Policy-20th Century
3
Contemporary European History
3
Modern Africa
3
Modern China, Japan & Korea
3
Middle East in Modern Era
3
20th Century Russia
3
Latin American History
3
Comparative Religions
3
International Organizations
3
Comparative World Governments
3
World Urban Sociology
3
Contemp Culture-Soc of Spain
3
SPAN 332
Array
Contemp Cult-Soc Hispan Americ
3
Study Abroad or Equivalent
3
Minimum credit hours required for minor:
18