International Business

Offered as: minor

Explore new cultural, educational, and career opportunities when you decide to minor in international business. You'll gain exposure to international business through a combination of:

  • foreign language study
  • international experience
  • course work

The international business minor is open to Charlton College of Business students and non-business students who complete the necessary business foundation courses and course prerequisites.

Foreign language requirement: You must demonstrate proficiency in the foreign language of your choice through the intermediate level (202), or you may elect to test out of the language requirement.

International experience: You can pursue one of the following options:

  • An approved university-sponsored overseas program such as the summer in Portugal program or the Hessen Exchange program
  • A summer, semester, or year abroad at a partner university
  • MKT 362: Global Marketing: An E.U. Perspective - International Summer University at Wolfsburg, Germany

Course work: For the minor, you'll complete a total of 21 credits (7 courses) consisting of 12 credits in business foundation courses, 6 credits in economics or political science, and 3 credits in an international business course. NOTE: The language requirement may require additional coursework.

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Success story

Jonathan Najarian

Jonathan Najarian '12
International Business

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Career placements

  • Admirals Bank
  • AG Germany (Germany)
  • Automotive Lighting North America
  • A.W. Perry, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation
  • Citizen’s Financial Group
  • CSC
  • Deloitte
  • EMC
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Hasbro
  • Hipercept
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries
  • Oracle
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Propel Marketing
  • Robert Walters (Japan)
  • State Street
  • The Training Associates
  • Trimble Mining
  • Tsann Kuen Enterprise


Catharine Curran
Chair, Management & Marketing
Charlton College of Business, Room 324

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