BUSINESS: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

A.S. DEGREE

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.Discuss current issues that impact global businesses, which may include ethics, culture, the political economy, economic systems or legal structure.
2.Analyze how financial information, which may include capital markets, exchange rates or balance of payments, is used by international stakeholders in decision-making.
3.Evaluate the impact on Multi-National Corporations (MNC’s) on the global legal, social, or economic environments.
4.Recommend strategies to successfully enter global markets in areas which may include supply chain management, research and development, marketing, or human resource management.
5.Explain how international trade theory and government trade policy together impact the decision to enter global markets.
6.Demonstrate effective communication skills using a variety of methods.



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 Business
3
Total
15
SECOND SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours

SUNY-GENERAL EDUCATION HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
MTH 160 Statistics I
3
SOC 210 Global Interdependence
3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE 2
MAR 200 Principles of Marketing I
3
Total
17
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
Total
16
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 Seminar
3
ELECTIVE**
3
Total
16
TOTAL CREDITS
64
* 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