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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
International Trade
Major: 5999
First Term: 2005 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 21-23
CIPS Code: 52.1101
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business Management (03)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in International Trade program prepares students for entry- and mid-level positions in international business. It is also designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills for those already working in the field of international business.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
++ indicates any module
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program

Required Courses
 Credits: 21-23
 IBS109Cultural Dimension for International Trade3
+IBS116Import/Export Management3
+IBS118International Marketing Management3
+IBS123U.S. Custom and Export Licensing Regulations3
+IBS140International Financial Management3
 MGT147Supply Chain Management3
 ARB+++any ARB/Arabic course (3-4) OR 
 FRE+++any FRE/French course (3-4) OR 
 GER+++any GER/German course (3-4) OR 
 ITA+++any ITA/Italian course (3-4) OR 
 JPN+++any JPN/Japanese course (3-5) OR 
 SPA+++any SPA/Spanish course (3-4)3-5

Program Competencies
1.Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences and sensitivity of other cultures in the world. (IBS109)
2.Describe the basic knowledge of physical geography, specifically locations of countries, political boundaries, and major features and trading considerations of competitive markets in the world. (IBS109)
3.Explain negotiation techniques, responsibilities of distributors and agents, and international transportation and distribution systems. (IBS116)
4.Describe the strategies for implementing and utilizing the international business principles, concepts, and skills into the domestic business environment. (IBS116)
5.Explain how to plan, implement and manage international marketing strategies in diverse cultural, economic and political environments. (IBS118)
6.Demonstrate knowledge of preferential trade programs, commodity control, government requirements for exports, and U.S. Customs valuation and control. (IBS123)
7.Analyze and evaluate foreign exchange, international payments and collections, and international banking. (IBS140)
8.Demonstrate knowledge in international trade, including foreign investment, and the impact of financial markets. (IBS140)
9.Explain basic concepts of logistics and inventory management related to supply chain management. (MGT147)
10.Demonstrate communication skills in a selected foreign language course sequence. (Foreign Language)