May 21, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision) 
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision)

International Business - Minor

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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department of Management

This minor is designed primarily for business majors.  A student from outside the Huntsman School of Business who desires to pursue the minor must recognize that there are several pre-requisites to the required courses, which may themselves have pre-requisites.  As an alternative, students from outside the Huntsman School of Business may want to consider the minor in Business. 

Requirements for Minors

Any deviation from the program as outlined must be submitted in writing, with justification for the changes, to the department head for approval. A minimum 2.50 GPA in the minor courses is required. Students in a declared major may be eligible to earn a minor in Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, or Operations Management. Students would be expected to satisfy all course prerequisites as well, with a GPA of at least 2.50.

Choose one of the following options (A, B, C, or D) listed below:

Option B

Demonstrate competence in a second language.  This can be demonstrated either by:
  1. A minor or major in a second language
  2. 16 semester credits of a second language at an accredited school
  3. Passing a language challenge competency exam and successful completion of the next higher class
  4. Successful completion of the BYU Language Test (minimum of 16 credits)
  5. 16 credits from the Intensive English Language Institue or a TOEFL score of 500

Option C

Demonstrate international work experience or undertake an internship.

The work experience/internship is either to be completed overseas or to provide substantial and approved international experience.  It is required to be of no less than 6 weeks in duration.

Option D

Spend a minimum of one semester studying at an approved overseas institute of higher education or participate in an approved overseas global learning experience.


1  An overall GPA of 2.67, completion of at least 40 credits, and admission into a degree-seeking major are required for enrollment in 3000- or 4000-level courses in the Department of Management.

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