International Business, Minor
Minor in International Business (680000M)
The rapid globalization of business is creating dynamic changes in the business environment. As a result, significant opportunities for graduates with academic backgrounds in international business are available. The 18-19 credit International Business minor provides students with a basic understanding of international business and its environments and is a useful complement for many majors. The University of Akron has exchange agreements with leading universities throughout the world, enabling students to study and gain valuable business experience in such locales as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Denmark, Japan and the Netherlands.
Globalization and international business have become the norm in today's world. Many businesses are involved in international business either directly or indirectly. Globalization has created significant opportunities for graduates with an academic background in international business. This minor provides students with a basic understanding of international business and its environments and is a useful complement for many majors.
This minor is best suited for College of Business Administration (CBA) Majors, but may be taken by all students. Non-CBA majors are encouraged to consider the International Business Certificate. The rapid globalization of business is creating dynamic changes in the business environment. This unprecedented wave of change creates new opportunities and challenges that must be managed effectively. The IB minor is designed to prepare graduates to manage the change and complexity that globalization brings with it.
Special emphasis is placed on the process of foreign market entry.
College of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs
http://www.uakron.edu/cba/uadvising * (330) 972-7042 * CBA 260
The following information has official approval of the Department of Marketing and the College of Business Administration, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this minor is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
This Graduation Planning Summary (GPS) is based on the term you declare your minor & expires in 5 years. Requirements can be subject to change. Students should meet with an academic advisor and check DPR to review academic progress and determine course sequencing each semester. Please see the CBA advising website for specific Admission criteria for the College of Business. Please refer to the University Requirements for Minor Areas of Study for specific graduation information regarding minors.
|6400:323||International Business Law (Spring only)||3|
|6800:421||Foreign Market Entry (Fall only) 1||3|
Select three of the following:
|International Financial Reporting & Analysis (Spring only) 1|
|International Business Finance 1|
|International Banking 1|
|Supply Chain Logistics Planning (Spring only) 1|
|International Management 1|
|Special Topics in Management 1|
|Principles of International Economics 1|
|International Politics & Institutions|
|Foreign Market Distance Analysis (Fall only) 1|
|Selected Topics: International Management 1|
|Special Topics: International Business 1|
Must be admitted to 4 year degree granting major.