International Business and Studies

International Business

International Business
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2014 Spring
Final term: 
2017 Fall
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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in International Business is an interdisciplinary, program offering flexible options for individuals preparing for entry and mid-level positions as well as those seeking advancement at the management level.

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Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the Required Courses area.
CIS235e-Commerce 3
IBS101Introduction to International Business 3
IBS102International Marketing 2
IBS104International Finance 1
IBS105International Law 2
IBS108Basics of Import/Export Operations 2
IBS109Cultural Dimension for International Trade 3
IBS121Export Marketing Case Studies 2
GBS151Introduction to Business 3
MGT175Business Organization and Management 3
Choose 6-8 credits from the following Foreign Language courses: 6-8
ARB+++ any ARB/Arabic course
CHI+++ any CHI/Chinese course
FRE+++ any FRE/French course
GER+++ any GER/German course
GRK+++ any GRK/Greek course
HEB+++ any HEB/Hebrew course
ITA+++ any ITA/Italian course
JPN+++ any JPN/Japanese course
POR+++ any POR/Portuguese course
RUS+++ any RUS/Russian course
SPA+++ any SPA/Spanish course
  1. Define the key concepts associated with International Business. (IBS101)
  2. Describe the history, trends, and impact of international business on the global economy. (IBS101, IBS102)
  3. Describe the strategies for implementing and utilizing the international business principles, concepts, and skills into the domestic business environment. (IBS101, IBS102, IBS104, IBS105, IBS108)
  4. Demonstrate knowledge in international trade including foreign investment, impact of financial markets, international marketing, and the operation of multi-national corporations. (IBS101, IBS102, IBS104, IBS108, IBS121)
  5. Demonstrate proper communications skills used in international business and effective problem solving techniques. (IBS101, IBS102, IBS109)
  6. Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences and sensitivity of other cultures in the world. (IBS109)
  7. Identify individual behaviors or traits that are associated with success in international trade and /or living in a different culture. (IBS101, IBS109)
  8. Describe the key concepts in importing, exporting, currency exchange and letters of credit. (IBS104, IBS108)
  9. Identify U. S. requirements for the licensing of exports and foreign market entry requirements. (IBS108, IBS121)
  10. Analyze and evaluate foreign exchange and international banking including both short and medium term credit. (IBS104)
  11. Demonstrate knowledge in international law, international payments and collections, international transportation and distribution systems, risk management and loss control, and U.S. customs/duties. (IBS105)
  12. Demonstrate communication skills in a selected foreign language course sequence. (Any foreign language course sequence (i.e. SPA101, SPA102, SPA101AA, SPA102AA; Prefixes: ARB, CHI, FRE, GER, GRK, HEB, ITA, JPN, POR, RUS, SPA)
  13. Describe the fundamental characteristics and functions of business in today’s environment. (GBS151)
  14. Describe the basic principles of the management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling, and apply these in a variety of business situations. (MGT175)
  15. Describe common uses and components of e-Commerce. (CIS235)
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