International Business Administration Minor

  • Open to business and non-business students.
  • Designed to benefit students of all majors by giving them an option to study International Business courses and, therefore, embrace an increasingly International world without having to be fully proficient in a foreign language.
  • Four courses are prerequisites for this minor:
    ECON 1101Macroeconomic Principles 13
    or ECON 1901 Honors Macroeconomic Principles
    ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles 13
    or ECON 1902 Honors Microeconomic Principles
    HRM 1101Leadership and Organizational Management 13
    or HRM 1901 Honors Leadership and Organizational Management
    MKTG 2101Marketing Management 23
    or MKTG 2901 Honors Marketing Management
    Total Credit Hours12
    1

    A minimum grade of C- is required in ECON 1101/ECON 1901, ECON 1102/ECON 1902 and HRM 1101/HRM 1901.

    2

    A minimum grade of C is required in MKTG 2101/MKTG 2901.

    Note: Prerequisite courses are not calculated in the minor GPA.

  • Required courses (three of these must be taken at Temple University):

    IB 3101Fundamentals of International Business3
    Select one Geographical International Business elective:3
    Fundamentals of Asian Business
    Fundamentals of Latin American Business
    Fundamentals of European Business
    Short Study Trip Abroad: Doing Business in a Foreign Country
    Electives
    Select two of the following:6
    International Business & Marketing
    International Business Internship
    International Business Internship
    Sales and Sales Management
    Entrepreneurial Marketing
    Digital Marketing
    International Business & Supply Chain Management
    Principles of Supply Chain Management 1
    Transportation and Logistics Management 1
    International Business & Entrepreneurship
    Global Entrepreneurship
    Be Your Own Boss: Planning to Start Your Own Business
    Entrepreneurial and Innovative Thinking
    Lean Startup: Fast & Frugal Approaches to High-Impact New Ventures, Product Invention, & Innovation
    Total Credit Hours12
    1

    SCM 3515 and SCM 3516 have additional prerequisites which would require non-business students to complete additional courses.

  • Two of the four prerequisite courses and three of the four required courses for the minor must be taken at Temple University.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C- in each course, unless otherwise specified.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.