Minor in International Business, Language, and Culture

The School of Modern Languages and the Scheller College of Business offer an interdisciplinary minor in “International Business, Language, and Culture” (ILBC). The minor is comprised of both advanced management courses and advanced courses in a foreign language, and is designed to prepare students for global leadership by equipping students with the fundamentals of business and the ability to communicate across different languages.

Requirements

Total: 15 credit hours

All courses must be taken on a letter-grade basis and a grade of C or better must be received in each course. No more than three hours of coursework can be completed at another university, and this must be approved by the advisor.

The International Business, Language, and Culture minor has two sets of requirements: one for non-business majors and one for business majors. Both sets of requirements are detailed below and in the course catalog

Non-Business Majors

Required:

  • MGT 3000: Financial & Managerial Acct
  • MGT 3660: International Business

Complete one of the following courses:

  • MGT 2200: Information Technology
  • MGT 3078: Finance and Investments 
  • MGT 3300: Marketing Management I
  • MGT 3150: Principles of Management or MGT 3101: Organizational Behavior
  • MGT 3661: Advanced Concepts-Int’l Business (pre-req MGT 3660)
  • MGT 3606: International Business Law

Complete a minimum of two 3000 or 4000-level courses in the same language:

At least one course must come from the list of courses included at the bottom of this page.

Business Majors

Complete two of the following courses:

  • MGT 3118: Cross-cultural Management
  • MGT 3606: International Business Law
  • MGT 3661: Advanced Concepts-Int’l Business (pre-req MGT 3660)
  • MGT 4030: International Accounting (pre-req ACCT 2101 or MGT 3000)
  • MGT 4070: International Finance (pre-req MGT 3062 or MGT 3078)
  • MGT 4116: Gender, Race, Ethnicity in Org Behavior (Sr. class restriction)
  • MGT 4335: International Marketing (pre-req MGT 3300)
  • MGT 4803: Special Topics Global Strategy (pre-req MGT 3659)

Complete a minimum of three 3000 or 4000-level courses in the same language:

At least one course must come from the list of courses included at the bottom of this page.

Language Course List

Language Courses: All students must take at least one of their language courses from this list of courses
CHIN/FREN/GRMN/JAPN/KOR/RUSS/SPAN 3813/3823/3833/4813/4823/48331
CHIN/FREN/GRMN/JAPN/KOR/RUSS/SPAN 3XXX or 4XXX1
CHIN/FREN/GRMN/JAPN/RUSS/SPAN 4695
CHIN 3021 FREN 36942 RUSS 36912
CHIN 3022 FREN 4300 RUSS 36922
CHIN 36922 GRMN 3011 RUSS 4340
CHIN 36962 GRMN 3071 SPAN 3211
FREN 3011 GRMN 36952 SPAN 3235
FREN 3012 GRMN 36962 SPAN 35902
FREN 30142 GRMN 4061 SPAN 35922
FREN 30612 GRMN 46932 SPAN 36902
FREN 3062 JAPN 36922 SPAN 36912
FREN 3551 JAPN 36932 SPAN 36922
FREN 36912 JAPN 4123 SPAN 36932
FREN 36922 KOR 36912 SPAN 4251
FREN 36932 KOR 36922 SPAN 46932

1Must receive approval from Modern Languages advisor
2Study abroad course

Full course descriptions can be found in the course catalog.