September 27-28, 2001


ITEM 112-2014-R0901 Authorization to Create a the Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in International Business; Montana State University-Bozeman


THAT: The Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes Montana State University-Bozeman to award the Minor in International Business.


EXPLANATION: The Minor in International Business is provided to meet the needs of the global marketplace for College of Business graduates. Increasingly, potential employers are seeking employees who have knowledge and experience internationally. This minor will give students in accounting, finance, management and marketing the additional expertise needed to differentiate themselves in the job placement process.

The minor program objectives include:

<                    To provide students a broad-based interdisciplinary educational experience that will enable the student to succeed in a culturally diverse global business environment.

<                    To enable students to acquire the basic skills and knowledge necessary for a career in international business.

<                    To provide students flexibility in designing a rigorous program that best suits each student=s own individual needs and interests.