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International Business, Minor

Saint Louis University's minor in international business provides students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the skills necessary for business activities to succeed in a global economy.

The international business minor helps students develop an understanding of the various economic, political and cultural variables that affect business activities of international companies. It also allows students to develop knowledge of how companies can manage international operations effectively on a global scale.

Required Courses
ECON 1900Principles of Economics ^3
IB 2000Introduction to International Business (meets University Core Attribute: Global Interdependence)3
IB 3100Geopolitics of World Business3
IB 4120International Business Strategies *3
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6
IB 3020
Latin American Business
IB 3040
Asian Business
IB 3140
International e-Business
IB 3150
Middle Eastern Business
IB 3160
Cultural Differences in International Business
IB 4900
Global Immersion in International Business
Total Credits18

Additional prerequisite:   MATH 1200 College Algebra (3 cr).


Additional prerequisite: Junior standing.

Various immersion locations; only one may be used to satisfy minor area requirements.


Outside of the Business Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), a maximum of one business course (3 credit hours) may be used to fulfill requirements in two business majors/minors.

Continuation Standards

Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 grade point average (GPA) in all courses used to fulfill minor requirements. If the minor GPA falls below a 2.00, students will have one semester to increase their minor GPA to a 2.00 or they will not be allowed to enroll in 3000 and 4000 level minor courses.