International Business

Learn how other countries function in the global market

Employers need business professionals with the ability to operate in multi-lingual and diverse cultural environments. Alfred University's International Business minor will give you the skills necessary to succeed in the global environment in which business operates.


Campus Locations

Main Campus - Alfred, NY


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International Business

Program Contact

Mark Lewis



AACSB International Accreditation

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which offers specialized accreditation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level. Alfred University regularly submits to AACSB for review, aligning its program standards of continued improvement in quality education through innovation, engagement, and impact.

The International Business minor consists of 24 credit hours (6 courses) that could include courses in language, global studies, international marketing, economics, and international travel.

The core courses include:

  • Language Two semesters of one Modern Language
  • GLBS 101 Introduction to Global Studies & Intercultural Communication

Plus, complete 4 of the following:

  • BUSI 457 International Business
  • BUSI 412 International Economics
  • ECON 458 International Financial Management
  • MKTG 489 International Marketing

International Experience (select one):

  • Business-related faculty-led travel course abroad (3 credit hours)
  • Internship abroad (minimum 3 credit hours)
  • One full-semester of study abroad
You must complete at least half of your course work at Alfred University and achieve a grade point average of at least a "C" (2.0) in courses submitted for completion of the minor.

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