Students completing the A.S. Degree in International Business will gain comprehensive knowledge of traditional business operations within a global framework. The program integrates the fundamentals of international trade, marketing, logistics, and importing/exporting of goods. This degree focuses on business practices used in a culturally diverse, global economy and is designed for the student seeking entrepreneurship or career advancement opportunities in International Business. Courses help students prepare for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam.
We anticipate an enrollment of approximately 100 students in the program. Of those, we expect at least 25 will apply for a Certificate every year. In addition, we expect at least 15 will apply for the A.S. Degree each year.
The A.S. Degree in International Business will provide students with theory and applied skills needed for entrepreneurship or career advancement opportunities in global business. Courses cover the principles of international trade, marketing, logistics, and importing/exporting of goods. The comprehensive Program is critical for workforce preparation as it helps students prepare for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam sought by local employers.
To earn an A.S. Degree in International Business, students must complete 27 specified units that provide comprehensive knowledge of traditional business operations within a global framework as preparation for entrepreneurship or advancing in the workforce. Courses help students prepare for the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) exam.
This program will reside in the Business Administration Department which offers programs in Accounting, Business, Business Information Systems, and Hospitality. The Degree is unique, however, courses in each of the other disciplines are included in the Program.
Global trade related jobs in the United States grew 3.7 times faster than total employment from 1992 to 2016. The South Central Coast region generates 3.5% of California’s $3.6T goods exports. Ventura County contributes $3.3B to this trade. Higher education institutions are responding with new offerings in International Business. Community colleges such as College of the Canyons, Santa Monica College, Pierce College, Cerritos College, Santa Barbara College, Long Beach City College, Santa Ana College, and East Los Angeles College have all developed programs to meet the growing need for trained global business professionals. California State Universities including Northridge, San Bernardino, and Channel Islands offer degrees to meet this growing workforce demand. Private Universities such as Pepperdine and Cal Lutheran also offer degrees in International Business. Moorpark College is well positioned to be the district leader in international business training. Our Program integrates the fundamentals of international trade, marketing, logistics, and importing/exporting of goods. It focuses on business practices used in a culturally diverse, global economy. Courses in the program are modeled similar to existing community college programs with an emphasis on local industries and trade. Students in the program would have an opportunity to pursue entrepreneurship or qualify for career advancement. Moorpark College anticipates strong enrollment combined with high success rates in completion which will result in gainful employment for our students. The Program provides training in preparing students to pass the Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP) certification which is in high demand by employers in our region.
(Y1 or S1)
|BUS M30||Introduction to Business||3||Y1, Fall|
|BUS M70||Introduction to Business||3||Y1, Fall|
|BUS M71||International Marketing||3||Y1, Fall|
|ACCT M01 |
|Introduction to Accounting|
or Financial Accounting
|BUS M33||Business Law||3||Y1, Spring|
|BUS M72||Global Supply Chain and Logistics||3||Y1, Spring|
|BUS M73||Import/Export Fundamentals||3||Y1, Spring|
|ANTH M02||Cultural Anthropology||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|ANTH M07||Peoples and Cultures of the World||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|BUS M32||Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|BUS M35||Sales Techniques||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|BUS M39||Business Communication||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|BUS M140||Business Information Systems||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|COMM M12||Intercultural Communications||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|GEOG M02||Cultural Geography||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|GEOG M03||World Regional Geography||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|HIST M160||World History 1450 to Present||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|HOSP M100||Introduction to Hospitality||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|PHIL M22||Introduction to Professional Ethics||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|POLS M04||International Relations||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
|PSY M14||Cross-Cultural Psychology||3||Y2, Fall or Spring|
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