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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

International Business Minor

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.

Students eligible to declare the minor 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.

A minor must be completed at the time of the degree and will be so noted on the student’s transcript. A student cannot be readmitted to the University to complete only a minor.

Requirements include foreign language proficiency, an international experience, and 7 foundation and elective courses.

Foreign Language: Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language of choice through the intermediate level (202). Students may elect to test out of this requirement.

International experience through one of the following:

  • 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, Wolfsburg Germany)
  • Internship (for credit) at Mass Export

Course work: A total of 21 credits (7 courses) as indicated below. (Note: Language requirement may require additional coursework.)


Elective Courses in Economics or Political Science

Six (6) credits required from the following. Substitute courses may occasionally be arranged.

Elective Course in Business

Three (3) credits required from the following:

Total Credits: 21