International Business - Undergraduate Minor

A minor in international business provides the student with a background in international business that can be useful in many settings given the increasing intensity of globalization.  Especially those who wish to find work with large companies with an international presence or for those who may want to own their own business dealing internaionally, the minor in international business can help lay the groundwork for a successful career. 

A minor consists of 18 or more credit hours of approved course work in the International Business core, all completed with a grade of C- or higher. At least 12 credits must be completed at NMSU. This minor is not open to majors in the Bachelor of Individualized Studies and the Bachelor of Applied Studies.

Prefix Title Credits
Required Courses
I B 351International Business3
ECON/I B 450International Economics3
BFIN/I B 475International Managerial Finance3
or ECON 449 Open Economy Macroeconomics
I B 489Senior Seminar in International Business3
Select one from the following:3
Developing Nations3
International Business and Economic Environments3
Upper-division business course3
Total Credits18

In addition, I B minors must meet the foreign language proficiency requirement described below.

Students must demonstrate oral and written proficiency in a foreign language at the intermediate mid-level according to the ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency guidelines. (Process for demonstrating proficiency to be coordinated with the NMSU Department of Languages and Linguistics. Any costs associated with proficiency demonstration will be paid by the student.)