May 20, 2019  
2013-2014 General Catalog (Spring 2014) 
2013-2014 General Catalog (Spring 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

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.

Students must also complete one of sections A, B, C, or D below:

B. Second Language Competence

Students selecting this option must demonstrate competence in a second language by one of the following five methods:

  1. A minor or major in a second language
  2. Completion of 16 semester credits of a second language, earned at an accredited institution
  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. Completion of 16 credits from the Intensive English Language Institute or a TOEFL score of at least 173 computerized, 500 paper/pencil, or 61 on the iBT

C. International Work Experience or Internship

For this option, work experience or an internship must either be completed overseas or must provide substantial and approved international experience. This work experience or internship must be at least nine weeks in duration.

D. Study Overseas

Students selecting this option must either spend a minimum of one semester studying at an approved overseas institution of higher education or must participate in an approved overseas study tour.


1  An overall GPA of 2.67 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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