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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Program - Undergraduate Minor International Maritime Business - Program - Undergraduate Minor
For seagoing majors who plan to start a shore-based career, those interested in a graduate degree in business or law, or for those inclined toward entrepreneurial ventures; the IMB minor provides a basic business background with a specialization in the shipping industry. We recommend that you start the minor in your junior year, but if you have excellent academic standing, an earlier start is possible.

If you entered the Academy on or before 2012-2013, you may complete the following requirements for an IMB minor:

Required Courses

  • IM-2121: Principles of Accounting I
  • IM-2211: The Business of Shipping
  • IM-4112: International Business & Ocean Shipping

Group A Courses (select 1)

  • IM-2221: Principles of Accounting II (EM majors)
  • IM-3131: Principles of Finance (non-EM majors)
  • IM-3133: Finance I

Group B Courses (select 2)

  • IM-1211: Organization Management
  • IM-2221: Principles of Accounting II (non-EM majors)
  • IM-3111: Transportation Operations Management
  • IM-3241: Principles of Marketing
  • IM-4151: Global Business Logistics
  • SM-2117: Quantitative Methods for Business
  • SS-2131: Microeconomics

Note: This program of study is as published in the 2012-13 College Catalog.

If you entered the Academy on 2013-14 or later, you may complete the following requirements for an IMB minor:

Required Courses
  • IM-2121: Principles of Accounting I
  • IM-2211: The Business of Shipping
Selected Courses (Students must also take four of the following courses:)
  • IM-1211: Organization Management
  • IM-1214: Foundations of Business Computing
  • IM-2221: Principles of Accounting II (for EM majors)
  • IM-3111: Transportation Operations Management
  • IM-3131: Principles of Finance (for npn-EM majors)
  • IM-3133: Finance I
  • IM-3231: Vessel Chartering and Brokerage
  • IM-3241: Principles of Marketing
  • IM-4111: Marine Insurance
  • IM-4112: International Business and Ocean Shipping
  • IM-4151: Global Business Logistics
  • MT-3252: Ports and Terminal Operations Management
  • SM-2117: Quantitative Methods for Business
  • SS-2131: Microeconomics
Note: This program of study is as published in the 2014-15 College Catalog.

In the appropriate College Catalog, you will also be able to get course descriptions.

Please consult the IMB minor coordinator, Prof. Ghosh for any questions.

last updated 12-4-2014 by pszwed@maritime.edu