Program Description

The curriculum prepares students for competing in the international global marketplace. Emphasis is on importing, exporting and establishing an overseas business presence. This curriculum is designed for the individual international entrepreneur, as well as the established company executive.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Compare and contrast international and domestic business.
  2. Write effective business correspondence, and give clear, concise oral presentations.
  3. Achieve confidence working with whole numbers, fractions, and percents and apply them to common business problems such as markup, markdown, simple and compound interest, payroll, discounts, etc.
  4. Identify and apply the major components needed to perform a country analysis.
  5. Perform simple foreign exchange calculations to determine the cost of foreign products and the book value of foreign companies.

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Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required Units: 22-24

  • ACCT 001A - Financial Accounting (5)

or ACCT 010 - Bookkeeping-Accounting (4)

  • BIT 025 - Survey of Computer Technology in Business (3)
  • BUS 002 - Personal Finance (3)
  • BUS 009 - Introduction to Business (3)
  • BUS 011A - Business Communications (3)
  • BUS 016 - Business Computations Utilizing Technology (3)

or BUS 014A - Mathematical Analysis for Business-Finite (4)
or STAT 015 - Statistics for Business and Economics (4)

  • BUS 150 - Survey of International Business (3)

or BUS 151 - International Marketing (3)
or BUS 152 - Principles of Importing and Exporting (3)


Recommended electives:

  • BUS 116 - Small Business Management (3)
  • BUS 160 - Sales and Customer Service (3)

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Earn an Associate of Science Degree With Your Certificate of Achievement

An AS Degree prepares you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. Earned in conjunction with a Certificate of Achievement, it will open up further opportunities for career advancement.

To earn your AS degree, you will need to complete the general education requirements for an AS degree in addition to the above listed Certificate of Achievement Requirements.

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