Business: International Business

Get ready to do business in the global economy.

Do you want to sell athletic apparel in São Paulo? Or manufacture auto parts in Malaysia? With an associate degree in international business from Monroe Community College, you’ll build the skills you need to do business all over the world.

In addition to learning the fundamentals of business operations, you’ll study foreign languages and cultures to gain an understanding of overseas markets. This program also covers worldwide economic and political issues that influence global business.

Our associate degree in international business can be your passport to success — and the first step toward a four-year degree in international business. MCC graduates have gone on to study at such institutions as:

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Brockport
  • Niagara University
  • Cornell University
  • Pace University
  • University of Louisville

Enter the World of Work with International Business Know-How

MCC’s two-year international business degree satisfies the first half of most four-year programs. You can take a big step toward a bachelor’s degree in several areas of study, including:

  • Business
  • International business
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance

You’ll take introductory courses in accounting, business, and economics, while establishing a strong foundation in math, foreign languages, global cultures, and international politics and trade relationships.

After further study and a bachelor’s degree, graduates start careers with job titles like these:

  • Marketing manager
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Sales manager/representative
  • Management analyst
  • Banking services manager
  • International securities analyst

It’s never too early to explore where you’ll put your international business degree to work. You could excel at companies like these:

  • Bank of America
  • Nike, Inc.
  • Xerox Corporation
  • General Electric
  • Microsoft Inc.
  • Eltrex Industries
  • AT&T
  • Quality Vision International
  • Avani Technology Solutions

To find out more about the international business associate degree from Monroe Community College, contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.


BUSINESS: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Business Administration

School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial Studies

CIP Code: 52.1101
MCC Program Code: BI01
NYSED Code (BRI): 19714
NYSED Code (DCC): 19715

75% or more of this program can be completed online.

Description
This program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university offering majors in business, international business, marketing, economics, finance, or a related area. The curriculum provides the student who is considering a career in international business, commerce or diplomacy with a solid background in language, culture, international politics, and business. The program will provide the student with a better understanding of global political, social, economic, and trade relationships by blending elements of liberal arts and business curricula.
Students should meet regularly with their program advisor to make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the college and major to which they plan to transfer.
Recommended Preparation: Three years of high school mathematics through intermediate algebra are required. Applicants should have enough background in a foreign language to enter MCC courses at the intermediate level. Information concerning foreign language placement is available in the Business Department and the World Language and Cultures Department. Students not meeting these requirements may need more than two years to complete this degree.
(Housed in the Business Administration and Economics Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Utilize identified accounting concepts to make informed decisions about the operating performance and financial position of an organization.
2) Explain the major concepts of management theory and organizational behavior which could include motivation, leadership, team processes, communication, decision making, organizational structure, organizational culture, or organizational change.
3) Describe core marketing concepts used to successfully market an organization.
4) Identify and describe laws that are relevant to the operation of a modern business organization.
5) Identify and describe the major factors related to a global business enterprise which could include management, marketing, entry strategies, and global trade or investment.

Employment Potential
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Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MTH 165 College Algebra or higher 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE** 3
BUS 104 Introduction to Business3
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
SUNY-GENERAL EDUCATION HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics3
MTH 160 Statistics I3
SOC 210 Global Interdependence3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE 2
MAR 200 Principles of Marketing I3
Total17
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE* 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I*** 4
BUSINESS ELECTIVE****3
GEG 211 Economic Geography 3
SUNY-GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE* 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 4
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE** 3
BUS 250 International Management and Marketing Seminar3
ELECTIVE**3
Total16
TOTAL CREDITS64

* Foreign language level to be determined by World Languages and Cultures Department. Students lacking high school language will take introductory 101 and 102 courses.

** Students should first consult with their advisor to ensure the appropriate selection of electives to meet their transfer and career goals. Refer to existing 2+2 articulation agreements (available on the MCC website), or contact the receiving institution for guidance. The Department recommends you consider the following electives:
SOCIAL SCIENCES: ANT 102, ANT 230, GEG 102, HIS 114, POS 206
MATHEMATICS: MTH 161 or MTH 200

*** May take ACC 110 and ACC 111

**** Recommend BUS 204, BUS 208, or BUS 220
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