The International Business Minor is intended for any student who is interested in enhancing his or her business and management skills for working in an increasingly complex global business environment.
NOTE: Consult the Office of Program Advisement (773-442-6111) for specific Admission requirements and for information about how to officially declare a business major or minor.
University Core Curriculum Requirements
|General Education Distribution Area||Cr. Hrs.|
|Fine Arts (FA)* |
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
|Humanities (HU)* |
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).
|Engaged Learning Experiences|
Students must complete, at Northeastern, three courses designated as Engaged Learning Experiences courses. One of the Engaged Learning Experiences courses must be at the 300-level, and one Engaged Learning Experiences course must be designated as "Boundary Crossing".
Discipline Specific (ELE-DS)
These courses have pre-requisites that are specific courses within a program of study. Discipline Specific courses give students a deeper understanding of how knowledge is created and applied in their field.
Boundary Crossing (ELE-X)
These are courses that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or cross boundaries through engagements outside the classroom or University allowing students to see how knowledge gained in one field might inform other fields or other aspects of society.
Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)
1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.
Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.
Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.
Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements
Minor in International Business Requirements
|Required Courses 1,2||9|
|International Financial Management|
|Managing International Business|
|International Monetary Theory & Relations|
|Three Elective Courses From The List Below||9|
Courses in Study Abroad Program (maximum 9 cr.) 3
|Managing Diversity In Organizations|
|International Monetary Theory & Relations (One must be taken as a required course and the other one may be taken as an elective)|
|Other courses approved by department chairperson.|
One of these courses may be taken as part of the Study Abroad Program with the written approval of department chair.
Business Majors must substitute approved elective courses for any course required in their majors
written approval of department chair is required
Note- Interested students should contact the chairperson for appropriate course selection.