Emphasizes how globalization integrates people, companies, and governments of different nations. Explores how globalization affects the environment, culture, political systems, economic development and prosperity, and societal well-being. Examines the benefits and costs associated with globalization and the impact of international trade, foreign investment, and information technology.
- Define international business (trade and investment) and explain various terms, concepts, and theories that describe the ongoing economic integration and interdependency of countries worldwide.
- Analyze the impact of conducting business internationally with respect to accounting, management, marketing, finance, logistics, and supply chain management.
- Explain the political, legal, economic, and cultural differences of foreign countries and assess their impact on business performance.
- Create effective business documents following the principles of business communication.
- Recognize professional business behavior as well as effective office communications.
- Exhibit computer literacy.
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC’s General Education Outcomes for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses. All Associate in Business degrees require at least 15 credits total including at least three credit hours, unless otherwise noted, from each of the five areas below. For this program:
1. Civil Society & Culture: Complete one of the following:
- EDU-260: History and Civics in Elementary Schools
- GEOG-132: World Regional Geography
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-101: American Government: Democratic Participation and Civic Engagement
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- POLS-152: International Relations
- POLS-200: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SOC-152: Women, Men, and Society
- SOC-251: Ethnic and Racial Diversity in Society
- WR-131: Religious Traditions in the World
2. Communication: Complete the following:
3. Computer Technology: Complete the following:
4. Critical Thinking & Information Literacy: Complete one of the following:
5. Quantitative Literacy: Complete one of the following:
NOTE: For this program, General Education minimum credits: 15
Fulfill the Required Core and Required Support Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Requirements are Subject to Change
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