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Certificate of Achievement
International Business

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for those students who wish to pursue a career in international business. This program is also for those students already employed in the international field who wish to improve on their international management and organizational skills which can lead to a management position in international business.

Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.

Sample Education Plan

This sample education plan represents one possible pathway through the program. Be advised that each university (UC, CSU, private, and others) has their own transfer requirements. Please see a counselor to create an education plan that is customized to meet your needs. Map is for reference only for the 2020-2021 catalog year. Please refer to the College Catalog (in pdf or flipbook format) for additional course descriptions.
CourseUnitsTypically Offered
1st Semester
MGMT 140 - Introduction to International BusinessM3.0
Notes:
MGMT 140 only offered in the Fall.

MGMT 140 - Introduction to International Business (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide students with a global perspective of business and acquaint students with the relationship of culture, politics, laws, and economics to operation in today’s complex global business environment. The subjects covered will include international trade and finance, confidentiality and privacy, international marketing, and international human resources management. This course is designed for students looking for entry-level positions in the field of international business.

MGMT 141 - International MarketingM3.0
Notes:
MGMT 141 only offered in the Fall.

MGMT 141 - International Marketing (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth study of international marketing. International market opportunities and the determination of marketing objectives will also be explored. The students will evaluate the marketing research data and analyze selected approaches that affect the marketing mix for specific markets to coordinate strategies in global world markets. This course is designed for the marketing-oriented students and those interested in furthering their knowledge and understanding of international business.

Total Semester Units:6.0 
2nd Semester
MGMT 142 - International ManagementM3.0
Notes:
MGMT 142 only offered in the Spring.

MGMT 142 - International Management (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the management practice as it relates to international business. An emphasis will be placed on the planning, problem solving, organizational structure, human resource management, and production management as it relates to international competition. These functions of management will all be evaluated and examined under international competitive situations and cross cultural boundaries. This course is designed for international business majors and those interested in furthering their knowledge of business culture, strategy and behavior issues in the global context.

Select one: BUSL 110 / MGMT 108 / MGMT 208 M3.0
BUSL 110 - Legal Environment of Business (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit from UC for only one of the following courses: BUSL 110 or BUSL 220)

This course examines the legal regulatory, and international environment of business. Included are the topics of alternative dispute resolution, the forms of business organization, regulations affecting employment, and current environmental statutes. Case studies are used to discuss torts, crimes, contracts and sales, warranty and product liability, labor law, employment discrimination, and environmental law.

MGMT 108 - Business Writing (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: CSU

The course covers the principles of effective writing in business. Extensive experience is provided using the different forms of business writing-memorandums, letters, reports, and resumes. Cultural differences and their impact on communicating in business will be studied. This course is designed for students pursuing careers in business.

MGMT 208 - Business Communications (3.0 units)

Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Transfers to: CSU

This course covers the principles of effective writing in business. The course provides extensive experience using the different forms of business writing: memorandums, letters, reports, and resumes. Cultural differences and their impact on communicating in business are studied. This course satisfies the business communications component for the Associate in Science in Business Administration for Transfer degree.

MGMT 144 - International Banking and FinanceM3.0
Notes:
MGMT 144 only offered in the Spring.

MGMT 144 - International Banking and Finance (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

The introductory course provides an understanding of international finance, international banking, monetary systems, sources of funds, methods of payments and methods for assessing financial risk. It includes an understanding and appreciation of the relationship between government (international, national, and local) and international banks. The course is designed for students who want to enter the International Finance/Banking field or for those who wish to further their knowledge and understanding of International Banking & Finance.

Total Semester Units:9.0 
Summer 1
MGMT 143 - Import and Export BusinessM3.0
Notes:
MGMT 143 only offered in Summer.

MGMT 143 - Import and Export Business (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide students who want to start or expand their own import and export business or professionals who seek to enter their career advancement and to do business overseas successfully. The course covers major practical applications, from understanding the objectives of parties involved in importing and exporting to the basics of letters of credit, packaging, transporting and shipments, role of banks and freight forwarders, foreign currency management, and documents used in international trade.

Total Semester Units:3.0 
Total Units for International Business COA program 18.0 
Notes:
MMajor course; course may also meet a general education requirement
† Some classes may have higher units.
** this course has prerequisite, please click on course name to view.
GE = General Education Course. Some of these courses also meet degree requirements. Please see a counselor to find out which ones meet both the general education and degree requirement
M = Major Course
EL = Elective Course
   

Program Learning Outcomes

1

Students will strengthen their skills to present a thorough review of the potential benefits, costs, and risks of doing business abroad and how the political, economic, and legal systems of countries vary.


2

Students will analyze management ethical issues and cultural sensitivities in global business.


3

Students will apply integrated marketing strategies with customers, partners, and regulators in the global marketplace.


4

Students will describe international trade processes and the functions of the foreign exchange market.


Gainful Employment Disclosures

  • This program is designed to be completed in ______
  • This program will cost $______ if completed within normal time (including books, materials, and additional fees). There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but are subject to change.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
  • License Requirements. This program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in California.

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

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