July 12-13, 2001


NOTICE OF INTENT���������� Authorization to Create 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.