International Business: Intermediate

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02039)

Prepares students for work in multinational companies. Provides a practical approach to the study of international trade topics relevant in today’s global economy.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will participate in meaningful meetings/negotiations/conversations in an international business context and clarify areas that could cause misunderstanding and consider the person’s position with an organization within the context of these interchanges.
  • Student will work with individuals to develop new marketing techniques, solve logistics problems, and negotiate good business deals by properly communicating with employees, competitors, suppliers, and consumers.
  • Student will research any new ethnic group of consumers, suppliers, employees, etc., to determine the best way to work with them and to be sensitive and respectful in all communications.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

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Program Requirements
ACCT 7BASIC BUSINESS BOOKKEEPING3-4
or ACCT 101 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
BUS 134eBUSINESS I: PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE3
BUS 142BUSINESS ETHICS---CORPORATE AND PERSONAL1
BUS 143eSTRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING2
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Select one of the following:2
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
LEGL 256INTERNATIONAL LAW FOR BUSINESS3
LDR 152BUSINESS INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY1
Complete courses required for International Business - Basic certificate13-16
Total Units31-35

Note: It is recommended that students complete the International Business - Basic certificate plus half of the courses required for the International Business - Intermediate certificate prior to enrolling in BUS 290BUS 293.

Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.