2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Business Minor

Business students may complement their major in accounting, business information systems, entrepreneurial management, finance, (finance with real estate emphasis), marketing, and supply and value chain management by declaring a global business minor. The program provides a structure to recognize students who have achieved a unique combination of experience, academic coursework and international skills resulting in a cross-cultural competency. The global business minor may not be added to majors outside the Neeley School.

Minimum number of hours required: 18
Part I: Neeley School Courses (at least 9 hours)

Required: Successful completion of:

BUSI 20383Global Business Perspectives


Required: 6 hours from the following courses:

FINA 40623International Finance


MANA 40223International Management


MARK 40213International Marketing


INSC 40353Global Supply Chain Management


Part II: International Awareness Courses (at least 6 semester hours)
Students must complete a minimum of 6 semester hours of non-business, non-foreign language courses with an international focus. The courses must have a “Global Awareness” designation if taken on campus or other international courses approved by the Neeley School of Business Director of International Programs and be in addition to their TCU core requirements.

Part III: Language Familiarity
The student must be familiar with at least one language other than English. For students whose primary language is English, proficiency in a second language must be demonstrated through completion of a second-semester foreign language class (or its equivalent) taught at TCU.
Students whose second language is other than those taught at TCU work with their department chair to determine a method of demonstrating proficiency.
For students whose primary language is not English, proficiency in both their primary and secondary languages must be demonstrated. Students should work with their department chair to determine a method of demonstrating proficiency in their primary language. Completion of the English courses required in the TCU Core Curriculum or their equivalents are sufficient to demonstrate proficiency in their secondary language of English.

Part IV: Experiential Component
The student must complete at least 3 additional credit hours in a Study Abroad course approved by the Neeley School.