Albers School of Business and Economics
Minors

International Business

  • From Seattle University's 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog.

    Students seeking the minor in international business must take as part of their university core, major, or minor requirements, the following:

    Prerequisite Courses

    MATH 1130

    MATH 1334
    Elements of Calculus for Business
    or
    Calculus I
    5
    BCOM 2800 Communication for Business 5
    ECON 2110 Principles of Economics - Micro 5
    ECON 2130 Principles of Economics - Macro 5

    Business Foundation Courses:

    ECON 2100 Business Statistics 5
    ACCT 23-0 Principles of Accounting I (Financial) 5
    ACCT 2310 Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) 5
    FINC 3400   Business Finance 5
    MKTG 3500 Introduction to Marketing 5
    MGMT 3800 Principles of Management 5

    Minor Requirements

    INBU 4860 International Management 5

    Choose five courses from the following options

    ECON 3130 Int'l. Economic Events & Business Decisions 5
    MGMT 3200 Global Environment of Business 5
    BLAW 3700 Business and International Law 5
    BLAW 4760 International Law 5
    FINC 4460 International Corporate and Trade Finance 5
    MKTG 4560 International Marketing 5

     

    Other international electives approved by the director of international business.

    Supplemental Activities:

    Choose one supplemental activity from the following four:

    • Demonstrate competency through the 135 level in a language other than English by successful course completion or acceptable performance on the Modern Language Competency Examination. The course may not be taken on a pass-fail, correspondence, or audit bases. Competency in languages not offered by the Modern Languages Department may be acceptable if approved by the International Business Program Director and successfully demonstrated to the Modern Languages Department.
    • Complete a 3-5 credit internship (or the equivalent on a not-for-credit basis) with a company involved in international business in the Seattle area, pre-approved by the International Business Program Director. See the Albers Placement Center regarding internships for credit and the International Business Academic Advisor regarding not-for-credit internships.
    • Participate in an international experience pre-approved by the International Business Programs Director. May include studies abroad, SU Summer Education Abroad Course, or other international experiences pre-approved by the International Business Programs Director. Only coursework verified through the Education Abroad course approval process will be eligible to earn transfer credit towards the SU degree.


    Please note:

    1. Courses used toward a minor in international business are subject to the same grade minimums as those in an international business major.
    2. Students applying for the minor are required to take at least 20 credits in international business at Seattle University. See policy for minors in the bulletin.