International Business

Degrees designed to take you further.

To survive today, organizations must understand the effects and opportunities presented by globalization. In the Berkeley College International Business degree programs, students gain critical knowledge and experience to meet these challenges as they prepare for a variety of roles. Potential career paths include positions in various types of corporations, as well as government, non-government, and nonprofit organizations.

The International Business programs provide an integrated foundation in international trade, marketing, finance, and management that focuses on global business practices. In addition, students complete extended simulation projects running a global business and may participate in Model United Nations conferences with students from around the world.

Berkeley College International Business students graduate with more than just a college degree. To prepare students for the competitive job market, the programs offer a combination of:

  • A strong International Business core
  • Upper-level, discipline-specific courses
  • Career management training

Benefit from:

  • Learning a broad range of global business skills with the depth necessary to prepare for making critical decisions
  • Upper-level electives for advanced study in International Business
  • Career management preparation that begins in the first year of study
  • The development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to produce and present effective oral and written forms of communication
  • Qualified faculty, many with doctorate degrees and global industrial, retail, commercial, nonprofit, and government experience
  • Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments
  • A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
Berkeley College degree IACBE Candidate

The Larry L. Luing School of Business® at Berkeley College has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. In granting candidacy status, the IACBE has determined that the A.A.S., International Business, A.S., International Business, and B.B.A., International Business degrees are eligible for accreditation.

Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
International Business

 This program is offered:
new york city paramus woodbridge woodland park online

A.A.S., International Business 2016-2017 Course Requirements

International Business
Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

 

Course Requirements

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Semester credits


3 Credit Hours

Examines various international trade theories, policies, practices, and current controversies regarding national trade policies. This course also explores the influences of the World Trade Organization and international trade agreements on government and corporate trade practices.

Prerequisite: IBS2201

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces concepts of marketing in an international setting. This course addresses the global issues that challenge marketers. Topics include techniques for entering and exploiting international markets, the elements of an international marketing mix, and the cultural influences on marketing management and strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MKT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the various aspects of international management. Topics include the challenges of managing international organizations, the impact of culture on organizations, and the management of cultural diversity at home and abroad.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 


9 credits

Business Electives



BUSINESS CORE COURSES



3 Credit Hours

Introduces the basic structure of accounting terminology and procedures of a corporation. Students learn about recording and reporting functions, adjusting entries, and the preparation of financial statements.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the nature and scope of business, examines its component parts, and describes how it is organized and managed. Students learn about the internal and external forces that comprise our business and economic system. This course covers career development and teaches practical techniques and strategies for success.

 


3 Credit Hours

Allows students to work in a position related to their course of study. Students integrate the skills and knowledge learned through their academic experiences and participate in focused online discussions and special online projects.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to computer technology with an emphasis on applications. Students learn to use software, such as Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. This course provides an orientation to Berkeley College’s computer framework including Blackboard, content collection, and portfolio development.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the diverse environment, management concerns, financial issues, and marketing questions faced by international business organizations. Students gain a heightened global awareness as they seek the knowledge and skills needed to function competitively in an increasingly interdependent world.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Examines operational theories of management under the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasizes the manager’s role in creating and maintaining an internal environment for performance. Students discuss cases in detail.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and practices in the marketing process. Provides a detailed study of each marketing mix tool (product, price, place, promotion) along with an introduction to marketing research and consumer behavior.

 





LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE CORE COURSES



3 Credit Hours

An introduction to expository writing through a comprehensive survey of forms of composition. Students are taught to use words with precision and strengthen their understanding and application of grammatical and rhetorical principles. Students are encouraged to appreciate and incorporate the principles of academic and professional writing.

 


3 Credit Hours

Further develops the writing, reading, and interpretive abilities introduced in ENG1105 through critical engagement with literary texts from a myriad of genres. 

Prerequisite: ENG1105

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the study of ethics and moral philosophy, including its historical development, the major figures within that history, and ethical and moral issues that face us today. This course presents the ideas of great thinkers throughout history and encourages students’ own thinking on various ethical and moral issues.

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces statistical methods and procedures. Students become acquainted with the collection, analysis, and presentation of quantitative data. Topics include basic concepts of probability, frequency distributions, binomial distributions, sampling theory, hypothesis testing, and regression and correlation.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the psychological principles involved in coping with the challenges of moving through changes in life stages and life circumstances. Topics include stress management, communication, time management, healthy relationships, positive thinking, conflict management, and balancing home, education, and work.

 


3 Credit Hours

Students will develop the interpersonal skills known to be key ingredients for successful everyday interactions with a focus on the challenges of workplace relationships involving coworkers, supervisors, and customers/clients. Some major skill areas covered in the course include making a good impression with your employer, managing conflict with difficult coworkers, working on a team with diverse groups of people, providing exceptional service for customers/clients, and managing on-the-job stressors.

 


3 credits

Mathematics/Science Elective






60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

 




Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)
International Business

 This program is offered:
new york city paramus woodbridge woodland park online

A.S., International Business 2016-2017 Course Requirements

International Business
Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)

 

Course Requirements

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Semester credits


3 Credit Hours

Examines various international trade theories, policies, practices, and current controversies regarding national trade policies. This course also explores the influences of the World Trade Organization and international trade agreements on government and corporate trade practices.

Prerequisite: IBS2201

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces concepts of marketing in an international setting. This course addresses the global issues that challenge marketers. Topics include techniques for entering and exploiting international markets, the elements of an international marketing mix, and the cultural influences on marketing management and strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MKT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the various aspects of international management. Topics include the challenges of managing international organizations, the impact of culture on organizations, and the management of cultural diversity at home and abroad.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 




BUSINESS CORE COURSES



3 Credit Hours

Introduces the basic structure of accounting terminology and procedures of a corporation. Students learn about recording and reporting functions, adjusting entries, and the preparation of financial statements.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the nature and scope of business, examines its component parts, and describes how it is organized and managed. Students learn about the internal and external forces that comprise our business and economic system. This course covers career development and teaches practical techniques and strategies for success.

 


3 Credit Hours

Allows students to work in a position related to their course of study. Students integrate the skills and knowledge learned through their academic experiences and participate in focused online discussions and special online projects.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to computer technology with an emphasis on applications. Students learn to use software, such as Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. This course provides an orientation to Berkeley College’s computer framework including Blackboard, content collection, and portfolio development.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the diverse environment, management concerns, financial issues, and marketing questions faced by international business organizations. Students gain a heightened global awareness as they seek the knowledge and skills needed to function competitively in an increasingly interdependent world.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Examines operational theories of management under the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasizes the manager’s role in creating and maintaining an internal environment for performance. Students discuss cases in detail.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and practices in the marketing process. Provides a detailed study of each marketing mix tool (product, price, place, promotion) along with an introduction to marketing research and consumer behavior.

 





LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE CORE COURSES



3 Credit Hours

An introduction to expository writing through a comprehensive survey of forms of composition. Students are taught to use words with precision and strengthen their understanding and application of grammatical and rhetorical principles. Students are encouraged to appreciate and incorporate the principles of academic and professional writing.

 


3 Credit Hours

Further develops the writing, reading, and interpretive abilities introduced in ENG1105 through critical engagement with literary texts from a myriad of genres. 

Prerequisite: ENG1105

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the study of ethics and moral philosophy, including its historical development, the major figures within that history, and ethical and moral issues that face us today. This course presents the ideas of great thinkers throughout history and encourages students’ own thinking on various ethical and moral issues.

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces statistical methods and procedures. Students become acquainted with the collection, analysis, and presentation of quantitative data. Topics include basic concepts of probability, frequency distributions, binomial distributions, sampling theory, hypothesis testing, and regression and correlation.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the psychological principles involved in coping with the challenges of moving through changes in life stages and life circumstances. Topics include stress management, communication, time management, healthy relationships, positive thinking, conflict management, and balancing home, education, and work.

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces cultural anthropology. In order to better understand humanity, the course examines norms, values, and practices of a variety of cultures.

 


3 Credit Hours

Students will develop the interpersonal skills known to be key ingredients for successful everyday interactions with a focus on the challenges of workplace relationships involving coworkers, supervisors, and customers/clients. Some major skill areas covered in the course include making a good impression with your employer, managing conflict with difficult coworkers, working on a team with diverse groups of people, providing exceptional service for customers/clients, and managing on-the-job stressors.

 


3 credits

Foreign Language Elective


3 credits

Liberal Arts Elective


3 credits

Mathematics/Science Elective






60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

 




Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.)
International Business

 This program is offered:
new york city paramus woodbridge woodland park online

B.B.A., International Business 2016-2017 Course Requirements

International Business
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (B.B.A.)

 

Course Requirements

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Semester credits


3 Credit Hours

Examines various international trade theories, policies, practices, and current controversies regarding national trade policies. This course also explores the influences of the World Trade Organization and international trade agreements on government and corporate trade practices.

Prerequisite: IBS2201

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces concepts of marketing in an international setting. This course addresses the global issues that challenge marketers. Topics include techniques for entering and exploiting international markets, the elements of an international marketing mix, and the cultural influences on marketing management and strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MKT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the various aspects of international management. Topics include the challenges of managing international organizations, the impact of culture on organizations, and the management of cultural diversity at home and abroad.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, MGT2220

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to international banking, financial markets, global government, and private financial institutions. This course covers the financial functions that multinational corporations, government agencies, and other organizations use in their funding and investment activities.

Prerequisites: IBS2201, FIN3301

 


3 Credit Hours

Integrates the concepts and practices of using the various functional areas of business to build and consolidate a sustainable competitive advantage in the global arena. This course examines the framework needed for the successful formulation of a corporate mission and global corporate strategies.

Prerequisites: IBS2225, IBS2240, IBS3341

 


3 Credit Hours

Utilizes a robust simulation model to expose students to the complexities of managing a business in the global environment. Students develop expertise by creating various scenarios. ‘Venture Strategy’ provides a realistic visual environment, multimedia content, and built-in tools for real-time team collaboration.

Prerequisites: IBS2225, IBS2240, IBS3341

 


3 credits

Business/Management Elective

12 credits

International Business Electives*



BUSINESS CORE COURSES



3 Credit Hours

Introduces the basic structure of accounting terminology and procedures of a corporation. Students learn about recording and reporting functions, adjusting entries, and the preparation of financial statements.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the nature and scope of business, examines its component parts, and describes how it is organized and managed. Students learn about the internal and external forces that comprise our business and economic system. This course covers career development and teaches practical techniques and strategies for success.

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with detailed knowledge of the laws relating to contracts, commerce, property, sales, negotiable instruments, and employment. Students develop an awareness of business situations requiring legal counsel and a familiarization with the overall structure of the legal system.

 


3 Credit Hours

Allows students to work in a position related to their course of study. Students integrate the skills and knowledge learned through their academic experiences and participate in focused online discussions and special online projects.

Prerequisite: Departmental permission

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to computer technology with an emphasis on applications. Students learn to use software, such as Microsoft Windows, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. This course provides an orientation to Berkeley College’s computer framework including Blackboard, content collection, and portfolio development.

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the core principles of micro and macroeconomic theory while emphasizing real-world personal, business, and governmental applications. Topics include tradeoffs and opportunity costs, gains from specialization and trade, supply and demand, the role of government in the economy, inflation and unemployment, and the monetary system of the United States.

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of the fundamental principles relating to the study of finance, including theories and practices in financial management. Students become familiar with the financial organization and operation of a business. Topics include financial analysis, planning and control, budgeting and forecasting, and financing.

Prerequisites: ACC1111, MAT2215

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the diverse environment, management concerns, financial issues, and marketing questions faced by international business organizations. Students gain a heightened global awareness as they seek the knowledge and skills needed to function competitively in an increasingly interdependent world.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Examines operational theories of management under the functions of planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Emphasizes the manager’s role in creating and maintaining an internal environment for performance. Students discuss cases in detail.

Prerequisite: BUS1101

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and practices in the marketing process. Provides a detailed study of each marketing mix tool (product, price, place, promotion) along with an introduction to marketing research and consumer behavior.

 





LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCE CORE COURSES**



3 Credit Hours

An introduction to expository writing through a comprehensive survey of forms of composition. Students are taught to use words with precision and strengthen their understanding and application of grammatical and rhetorical principles. Students are encouraged to appreciate and incorporate the principles of academic and professional writing.

 


3 Credit Hours

Further develops the writing, reading, and interpretive abilities introduced in ENG1105 through critical engagement with literary texts from a myriad of genres. 

Prerequisite: ENG1105

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores a wide variety of professional and creative writing modes, from personal profiles to blogging and beyond. Students build their reading, writing, and researching skills while reinforcing the fundamental concepts and current developments associated with the areas of their respective majors.

Prerequisite: ENG2205

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces the study of ethics and moral philosophy, including its historical development, the major figures within that history, and ethical and moral issues that face us today. This course presents the ideas of great thinkers throughout history and encourages students’ own thinking on various ethical and moral issues.

 


3 Credit Hours

Introduces statistical methods and procedures. Students become acquainted with the collection, analysis, and presentation of quantitative data. Topics include basic concepts of probability, frequency distributions, binomial distributions, sampling theory, hypothesis testing, and regression and correlation.

 


3 Credit Hours

Explores the psychological principles involved in coping with the challenges of moving through changes in life stages and life circumstances. Topics include stress management, communication, time management, healthy relationships, positive thinking, conflict management, and balancing home, education, and work.

 


3 Credit Hours

Students will develop the interpersonal skills known to be key ingredients for successful everyday interactions with a focus on the challenges of workplace relationships involving coworkers, supervisors, and customers/clients. Some major skill areas covered in the course include making a good impression with your employer, managing conflict with difficult coworkers, working on a team with diverse groups of people, providing exceptional service for customers/clients, and managing on-the-job stressors.

 


3 credits

English Elective


3 credits

Humanities Elective


6 credits

Liberal Arts Electives


3 credits

Mathematics/Science Elective


3 credits

Science Elective


3 credits

Social Science Elective




15 credits

FREE ELECTIVES



120 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

*12 credits of International Business Electives must be at the 3000/4000 level.
**12 credits of Liberal Arts Electives must be at the 3000/4000 level.

 




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