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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

International Business Minor

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Degree Program
International Business (minor)
Subject Area College of Business
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Location Online
Number of Required Campus Visits Visits to campus may be required, depending on desired completion date of minor. Not all courses are available online each semester. Some courses may only be offered once per year online.
Degree Type Undergraduate -Minor
Total Number of Semester Credits 18
Program Description

Globalization of the U.S. business environment and Minnesota State University, Mankato's emphasis on global solutions makes the International Business minor an excellent choice for many undergraduate students. The International Business minor is designed to complement the student's major field of study and enhance his/her career opportunities. It is strongly recommended to students in business administration, marketing, management, finance, accounting, language, political science, history, geography, and other related areas.

Students are also encouraged to take advantage of opportunities offered through the International Programs Office in Centennial Student Union 238. Minnesota State University, Mankato also participates in a National Student Exchange with Universities in the United States. See more information at:

Career Outlook


The International Business minor is a career booster for all College of Business majors. It is also a complementary minor for students majoring in modern languages, political science, international relations, geography and economics. Students with an understanding of international business and the cultural environment are well suited to work in today's diverse and globalized economy.
Admission Requirements Students must be admitted to a major at Minnesota State University, Mankato to register for 300/400 level courses. Since all courses for the International Business minor are 300/400 level, a student will need to be admitted to a major or bachelor completion program before they can start classes in this minor.
Minor Requirements
Business Requirements:
MRKT 310-3 Principles of Marketing - Course offered online Fall 2011, Summer 2012
IBUS 380-3 Principles of International Business - Course offered online Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer, 2012
International Business Requirements (choose four of the following courses – 12 credits):
BLAW 453-3 International Legal Environment of Business
IBUS 419-3 International Business Seminar- Course offered online Fall 2011
IBUS 428-3 International Marketing - Course offered online Fall 2011
IBUS 448-3 International Business Marketing - Course offered online Summer 2012
IBUS 469-3 International Business Finance- Course offered online Summer 2012
IBUS 485-3 Export Administration- Course offered  online Spring 2012
IBUS 490-3 International Business Policy
IBUS 492 1-3 Study Tours
Program Contact Information

Elizabeth Olmanson
Department of Marketing and International Business
150 Morris Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2967
Fax: 507-389-5497