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International Business Minor

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

International Business Skills Minor

The international business minor allows UT students to incorporate international business skills into their academic plans without studying or interning abroad.

Minor Requirements:  IB Skills Minors complete one of the following:

  • International Trade (IB 350) (open to all students)
  • International Trade (EUS 348.2) (non-McCombs students)
  • Foundations of International Trade (IB 320F) (non-McCombs students)

IB Skills Minors also complete 12 hours chosen from the following:

  • Global Political Economy (BGS 374)
  • Global Regulatory Strategy (IB 362)
  • Finance & Global Business (IB 365)
  • International Accounting & Transfer Pricing (IB 366)
  • Global Value Chains (IB 368)
  • International Finance (IB 376)
  • Global Entrepreneurship (IB 372.11)
  • Intercultural Management (IB 372.12)
  • Study Abroad Credit (3 hours)

Admissions Criteria

  • You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at The University of Texas at Austin
  • You must currently be in good academic standing at the university, with a minimum UT GPA of 3.0 

How to Apply

Applications are due by October 15th for processing in time for Spring semester registration, and by April 1st for processing in time for Fall semester registration. Before applying, students should speak with their academic advisor to ensure the compatibility of this minor with their academic priorities.

  1. Go to the Registrar Document Submission page for minors.
  2. Enter your EID where indicated, and select "International Business" from the "Field of Study" menu
  3. Click Next to proceed.
  4. Select "International Business" from the "Type" menu.
  5. Confirm your choice and submit the application.

You will receive notification as soon as your application has been processed, at which time you will need to contact your academic advisor and inform them you would like your minor tied to your degree profile.

Because these classes can be completed in any order, the IB minor will work for most degree plans.

To learn more about all your Global Readiness academic options, contact Deborah Salzberg, Global Readiness Adviser.