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2023 - 2024 Catalog Year
International Business (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Business and Public Services

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)

Description: This course will cover countries considered emerging markets and developing nations. Due to changing economics, the country specific foci of this course will potentially change each semester, while retaining the basic information on developing and developed country economies. The macro and micro environments of developing countries and the implications of changes in these environments will be explored through lecture and hands-on learning assignments.

Description: The American business system and basic principles of the free market system. Includes introduction of business concepts, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics, accounting and other important business principles.

Description: Global dimensions of business, overview of theories and institutions of trade, investment and management, emphasizing the managerial perspective on issues arising from international business and global operations.


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Spring Semester (First Year)

Description: This course will allow students to demonstrate a collective understanding and mastery of international business terminology and current research concepts important to working within a global economy and in preparation for the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) certification exam. Additionally, students will explore themes related to global business concepts and practices important to success within the global business environment. Finally, students will have the opportunity to practice and improve skills related to success in international business through hands on assignments and networking opportunities, which relate directly to employment in multinational firms or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

Prerequisites: MAN 1110 and MAN 2240

Description: This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.


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Spring Semester (First Year)

Description: This course will cover the material and possible test questions needed to pass the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) certification exam.

Prerequisites: MAN 1110 and MAN 2240 and MAN 2290


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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.