NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog
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International Business Specialization AL, AN, LO  

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Purpose: This specialization provides knowledge and skills in international business and is designed to prepare students for initial full-time employment or advancement in present employment. The occupational objectives include administrative assistant, branch manager, supervisor, or office manager in an international firm. Careers exist in import-export management for small business and as an international marketing specialist.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Prin. of Accounting I3
   BUS100Intro. to Business3
   ENG111College Composition I3
MTH151Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
___Social Science Elective3
   ACC212Prin. of Accounting II 3
   BUS125Applied Business Math 3
   BUS200Principles of Management 3
   BUS226Microcomputer Business Applications or 
   AST236 Specialized Software Appl. or 
   IST117 Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   MKT201Intro. to Marketing 3

Total Credits/Semester1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS202Applied Management Principles3
   BUS280Intro. to International Business3
   ECO120Survey of Economics3
   ___Foreign Language3
___Humanities/Fine Arts Elective3
   BUS220Intro. to Business Statistics 3
   BUS241Business Law I 3
   FIN215Financial Management 3
   FIN248International Finance 3
   MKT275International Marketing 3

Total Credits/Semester1816

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Business Management with a Specialization in International Business = 69.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 Students may substitute a higher-level math. Consult a faculty advisor for appropriate selection.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

4 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

5 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and 229.

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