Open a whole new world of possibilities

From the farmer selling grain on the international market to manufacturers sourcing products abroad, Iowa businesses need international expertise to be competitive in the global economy. This requires hiring people who can comfortably operate in multilingual and diverse cultural environments. The International Business minor will give you the intercultural skills and business knowledge needed to understand the global environment in which modern business thrives. It is the perfect complement to any major.

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58%

of small businesses have 
customers outside the U.S.

According to smallbiztrends.com (2020).

95%+

Career
Placement

Our graduates are prepared to meet the growing demand for business skills (2020).

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International Business Careers

Business is more interconnected than ever before. Organizations of all sizes and all industries are transferring goods, capital, and services from one country to another. This has increased the need to find professionals who can make it all happen. An international business minor provides the global context of business by introducing you to various world cultures, international trade practices and commerce issues. Some careers include:

  • International Trade Specialist
  • International Economist
  • Import Compliance Specialist
  • Cultural Advisor
  • Foreign Currency Investment Advisor
  • Foreign Sales Representative
  • International Marketing Director
  • Business Development Director

International Business Minor Courses

International business is the perfect complement to any major! International Business minor course and elective options include:

  • Accounting
  • World Geography
  • International Relations
  • Global Marketing
  • Distribution and Logistics
  • International Economics
  • Economic Development
  • International Management
  • International Financial Management
  • International Financial Economics
  • International Experience
  • International Electives
  • Socio-Economic Reality of Central America
  • Supply Chain and Purchasing
  • Politics of the Global Economy
  • International Law
  • International Organizations
  • Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective