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Business Administration/International Business

Curriculum Description

International Business is a concentration under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This curriculum prepares individuals for positions in international business through studies in business, social science, foreign language, and specialized courses in international marketing, law, economics, and trade practices.

Students will be expected to demonstrate language skills; a knowledge of geographic, political, and cultural differences; the ability to process import/export documentation; and a knowledge of international economics and business practices.

Employment opportunities are available in import/export departments, freight forwarder companies, customs house brokerage firms, international banking, state and federal government organizations, world organizations, and other internationally active businesses.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A2512D
NC CIP: 52.1101
Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
   
    6 2 0 7

Spring Semester
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
MKT 224 International Marketing 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Summer Term
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
INT 230 International Law 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Spring Semester
Select one:
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Survey of Economics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Summer Term
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
INT 220 International Economics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    5 2 0 6

Spring Semester
ACC 270 International Accounting 3 0 0 3
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Summer Term
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    3 0 0 6

Fall Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
INT 115 Global Communications 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Spring Semester
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
INT 210 International Trade 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 4
   
    4 2 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 70

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select 4 credit hours: ACC 121, ACC 129, BUS 116, BUS 225, BUS 240, COE 111, CTS 130, INT 180, PMT 110

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 120, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110. Consult your academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.