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International Business

International Business

The International Business minor offers a unique opportunity for students to gain exposure to international business through a combination of coursework, international experience, and language. The minor is open to business students as well as non-business students who complete the necessary business foundation courses and course prerequisites.

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  • Students eligible to declare the CCB minors need 54 completed credits and a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
  • Fill out the Request for a Minor form and submit it to the Registrar.
  • The 7 Foundation and Elective courses must be completed with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Requirements include foreign language proficiency, an international experience, and 7 foundation and elective courses.

Career opportunities

  • Economist
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resources manager
  • International trader
  • Managing analyst/consultant
  • Marketing analyst
  • Marketing manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Sales manager 
Jerry Laakso
Jerry Laakso: international business minor

Jerry '18, who was recruited to play professional hockey, says "Mixing education and sports isn't really possible in Finland. UMassD offered the major and the minor I wanted."

A total of 21 credits (7 courses) are required, including the following:

  • 4 Foundation Courses 
  • 2 Elective Courses in Economics or Political Science (2 courses)
  • 1 Elective Course in Business

Requirements include foreign language proficiency, an international experience, and 7 foundation and elective courses. Language requirement may require additional coursework.

  • Gain hands-on work experience through Charlton's internship programs
  • Consult with faculty and career advisors to identify where you want to go in your career—and how to get there
  • Put your knowledge into action with student organizations such as DECA
  • Honors College: take advanced courses, pursue research, and be part of a community of scholars
  • Study Abroad: earn academic credits and gain a global perspective on your field
  • Undergraduate Research: faculty work with students on cutting-edge research projects
  • University Studies: gain the benefit of a broad university education to enhance your knowledge and skills

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  • Full time undergraduate—for traditional, undergraduate degree seekers.
  • Degree completion—for adult learners with some college credits. Learn more about our degree completion program.

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