The Global Business Management 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.

Admission Requirements

The following admission standards must be fulfilled to become eligible to officially declare the Global Business Management minor:

1) Fulfill the University’s General Education Requirement (See the Academic Catalog or Schedule of Classes for details on fulfilling the General Education Requirement).
2) Complete at least 45 college credit hours of course work, including General Education Courses, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.
3) Declare a major in the student’s area of study.
4) Contact the Office of Program Advisement at (773) 442-6111 in the College of Business and Management to schedule an advisement appointment to officially declare a Global Business Management minor.

Global Business Management Minor Program Completion

Global Business Management Minors must earn a 2.50 or higher GPA for all required and elective courses in the 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.


Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements

Minor in Global Business Management Requirements

Required Courses 6
Writing Intensive Program: Managing Global Business Organization
Managing International Business
One of The Following3
COBM international study tour (MNGT 386 Independent study in management)
Analysis Of Cross Culture Interaction
Introduction To Arab Cultures
Introduction To Brazilian Culture
Introduction To Chinese Culture
Intermediate Studies In Foreign Language: Introduction To Korean Culture
Introduction To French And Francophone Cultures
Introduction To Italian Culture
Introduction To Japanese Culture
Introduction To Latin American Cultures
Introduction To Polish Culture
Two Elective Courses From The List Below6
International Accounting
Legal Issues In International Business Transactions
International Financial Management
International Marketing
Managing Diversity In Organizations
Capstone Global Studies
International Political Economy
International Economics
One of the following
Sociology Of Globalization
Globalization & Politics
Total Hours15