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Graduate Minor in Corporate Governance and International Business

Program Overview

The minor in Corporate Governance and International Business is designed to develop leaders in various business fields who understand international business and corporate governance issues within the global economy. It specifically covers topics such as (1) how to create value for multinational partners, employees with diverse cultural backgrounds, and shareholders by designing better organizations and corporate governance and (2) how managerial practices differ in various national/cultural contexts and why manages must be able to understand the strategic, financial, and economic implications of these differences in managing multinational corporations. The minor will provide not only a strong foundation in the International Business and Governance area but could be tailored to fit the specific career needs of our students.

Prerequisites For Minor

This minor requires twelve graduate hours of related coursework. Admission to the minor requires an application to the Department of Business Administration and admission to one of the M.S. Programs in the College of Business or a Graduate Program in a related discipline approved by the Department of Business Administration. Admission is limited and acceptance is on a competitive basis.

Admission Process

Students will make written application to the Department of Business Administration.  If admitted, the student will be notified along with the student’s graduate program director and adviser by email. The application form includes approval from the student’s academic advisor and the director of the graduate program to which the student is already admitted or enrolled.  The Department of Business Administration’s Coordinator of Graduate Programs will be responsible for overseeing the graduate minor admission process.  The preliminary application is available at the following link:
Application for Business Administration Graduate Minor

Please note that students in the Master of Accounting Science program should make initial application through their Department:



The minor consists of selecting a set of three courses from the list of courses below:

  1. BADM 582- Multinational Management
  2. BADM 583- Current Topics in International Business
  3. BADM 584-Global Marketing
  4. BADM 586-International Comparative Management
  5. BADM 590-Section Title: Corporate Governance in International Context
  6. BADM 590- Section Title: Management Challenges in Emerging Economies

Course Substitutions approved by the Department of Business Administration


Advising Notes

Please check the availability of the courses listed with the Department of Business Administration during the registration period each semester.  This Graduate Minor in Corporate Governance and International Business has been approved by the College of Business.


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