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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
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ECO 151
OR
Survey of Economics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 251
OR
Prin of Microeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 16

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
INT 230 International Law 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 4
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 137 Principles of Management Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
INT 115 Global Communications 3 0 0 3
INT 220 International Economics 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 17
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 270 International Accounting 3 0 0 3
INT 210 International Trade 3 0 0 3
MKT 224 International Marketing 3 0 0 3
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18

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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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.

A2512D