Minors for International Business Majors

Students majoring in international business have the option to select one of the following world languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese or Spanish for a modified minor program. International business majors should contact a world language advisor for any advising regarding this minor. Advisors are listed at the bottom of this page.


Course Requirements as of Fall 2017

Students who declare after May 26, 2017 will follow this program.


 

Choose a language

 
 
Chinese
 
 
15-16
 
CHIN 025A. Intermediate Chinese C2   4
CHIN 025B. Intermediate Chinese C2   4
Complete one course from:
CHIN 101A. Advanced Chinese     4
CHIN 101B. Advanced Chinese     4
Complete one course from:
CHIN 102. Chinese Culture     4
CHIN 140. Chinese Culture and Politics Through Literature V   3
RELS 144. Chinese Traditions     3
 
French
 
15-16
 
FREN 025A. Intermediate French: Reading C2   4
FREN 025B. Intermediate French: Writing C2   4
Complete one course from:
FREN 101A. Advanced French: Reading and Writing     4
FREN 101B. Advanced French: Written Communication     4
FREN 101C. Advanced French: Oral Communication     4
Complete one course from:
FREN 102B. Francophone Cultures: Through Literature and Cinema V   3
FREN 132. Special Topics in French for Careers     4
 
German
 
 
17
 
GERM 025A. Intermediate German C2   5
GERM 025B. Intermediate German C2   5
Complete one course from:
GERM 101A. Advanced German     4
GERM 101B. Advanced German     4
Complete one course from:
GERM 102A. German Culture until 1871     3
GERM 102B. German Culture from 1871 to the Present     3
GERM 160. Special Topics in Germanic Studies     3
 
Japanese
 
 
15-16
 
JPN 025A. Intermediate Japanese C2   4
JPN 025B. Intermediate Japanese C2   4
JPN 101C. Advanced Conversational Japanese     4
Complete one course from:
JPN 102. Japanese Culture     3
JPN 107. Japanese for Business Professionals     4
 
Spanish
 
 
15-16
 
Non-Heritage Speakers:
SPAN 025A. Intermediate Spanish C2   4
SPAN 025B. Intermediate Spanish C2   4
Heritage Speakers:
SPAN 020A. Spanish for Spanish Speakers     4
SPAN 020B. Spanish for Spanish Speakers     4
Complete one course from:
SPAN 101A. Advanced Spanish     4
SPAN 101B. Advanced Spanish     4
SPAN 111. Advanced Spanish Conversation     4
Complete one course from:
SPAN 102A. Spanish Culture     4
SPAN 102B. Hispanic American Culture V   3
SPAN 132. Special Topics in Spanish for Careers     4
SPAN 160A. Hispanic Culture     4
SPAN 170. Spanish Translation: Theory and Practice     4

Total Units: 15-17

 

Course Requirements Prior to Fall 2017

Students who declared before May 26, 2017 are following this program. However, coursework that has not yet been completed will follow the unit values listed in the degree requirements above.


 

Choose a language

 
 
Chinese
 
 
16
 
CHIN 025A. Intermediate Chinese 5
CHIN 025B. Intermediate Chinese 5
Complete one course from:
CHIN 101A. Advanced Chinese 3
CHIN 101B. Advanced Chinese 3
CHIN 111. Advanced Mandarin Conversation 3
Complete one course from:
CHIN 102. Chinese Culture 3
CHIN 130. Readings in Chinese Culture 3
CHIN 132. Special Topics in Chinese for Careers 3
 
French
 
 
15
 
FREN 025A. Intermediate French: Reading 3
FREN 025B. Intermediate French: Writing 3
FREN 025C. Intermediate French: Oral Communication 3
Complete one course from:
FREN 101A. Advanced French: Reading and Writing 3
FREN 101B. Advanced French: Written Communication 3
FREN 101C. Advanced French: Oral Communication 3
Complete one course from:
FREN 102A. French Culture 3
FREN 102C. French Culture 3
FREN 132. Special Topics in French for Careers 3
FREN 170. Translation and Comparative Stylistics 3
 
German
 
 
17
 
GERM 025A. Intermediate German 5
GERM 025B. Intermediate German 5
Complete one course from:
GERM 101A. Advanced German 4
GERM 101B. Advanced German 4
Complete one course from:
GERM 102A. German Culture until 1871 3
GERM 102B. German Culture from 1871 to the Present 3
GERM 160. Special Topics in Germanic Studies 3
 
Japanese
 
 
17
 
JPN 025A. Intermediate Japanese 5
JPN 025B. Intermediate Japanese 5
Complete one course from:
JPN 101A. Advanced Japanese 4
JPN 101B. Advanced Japanese 4
Complete one course from:
JPN 102. Japanese Culture 3
JPN 107. Japanese for Business Professionals 3
JPN 130. Readings in Japanese Culture 3
 
Spanish
 
 
17
 
Non-Heritage Speakers:
SPAN 025A. Intermediate Spanish 5
SPAN 025B. Intermediate Spanish 5
Heritage Speakers:
SPAN 020A. Spanish for Spanish Speakers 3
SPAN 020B. Spanish for Spanish Speakers 3
Complete one course from:
SPAN 101A. Advanced Spanish 4
SPAN 101B. Advanced Spanish 4
SPAN 111. Advanced Spanish Conversation 3
Complete one course from:
SPAN 102A. Spanish Culture 3
SPAN 102B. Hispanic American Culture 3
SPAN 132. Special Topics in Spanish for Careers 3
SPAN 160A. Hispanic Culture 3
SPAN 170. Spanish Translation: Theory and Practice 3

Total Units: 15-17

 


 Advising


For more information or advising, contact: 

Chinese

Peng
Chunhui Peng                                               
Ph.D., UC San Diego
Chinese Coordinator and Advisor 
Office Hours: MW 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Clark Hall 418M                  
408-924-4615 
chunhui.peng@sjsu.edu
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Yao Yao (Fall Only)
Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Office Hours: TR 11:00 - 12:00PM
Clark Hall 410G 
408-924-4613 
yao.yao@sjsu.edu


French

Desalvo
Jean-Luc Desalvo 
Ph.D., University of Virginia                            
French Coordinator and Advisor
Office Hours: W 2:00 - 4:00PM
*via Zoom teleconferencing in Canvas (email
to schedule), and by appointment
Clark Hall 435                    
408-924-4620  
jean-luc.desalvo@sjsu.edu

 

German

Sabalius Romey Sabalius
Ph.D., University of Southern California               
German Coordinator & Advisor
Office Hours: MW 10:00 - 10:30AM & 
5:30 - 6:00PM
Clark Hall 433                      
408-924-4616  
romey.sabalius@sjsu.edu

 

Japanese

Yanai Yasue Yanai
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Japanese Coordinator & Advisor
Office Hours: M 8:00 - 9:00AM &
F 11:00 - 12:00PM
Clark Hall 410L
408-924-4063
yasue.yanai@sjsu.edu
keach_inaba_headshot Keach Inaba
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Japanese Advisor
Office Hours: MTWR 7:30 - 8:10AM
Clark Hall 429
408-924-4593
seiichiro.inaba@sjsu.edu

 

Spanish

Spanish advisors are assigned to students based on the first letter of the student's last name. Please visit an advisor accordingly.

Last names A - R: Ramirez
Last names S - Z: Samuelson

 
Ruby Ramirez Headshot
Ruby Ramirez
Ph.D., UC Riverside
Spanish Advisor
Office Hours: M 4:30 - 5:30PM & 
TR 12:00 - 1:00PM
Clark Hall 412R 
408-924-4612
Samuelson
Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Spanish Undergraduate Coordinator 
Spanish Advisor
Latin American Studies Advisor
Office Hours: T 12:00 - 2:00PM
Clark Hall 410D
408-924-4611