Certificate of Completion in International Trade

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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in International Trade program prepares students for entry- and mid-level positions in international business. It is also designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills for those already working in the field of international business.

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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
International Trade (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5999
Total Credits Required
21-23
Catalog Year
2020-2021
Available Online
Yes
Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences and sensitivity of other cultures in the world.
  2. Describe the basic knowledge of physical geography, specifically locations of countries, political boundaries, and major features and trading considerations of competitive markets in the world.
  3. Explain negotiation techniques, responsibilities of distributors and agents, and international transportation and distribution systems.
  4. Describe the strategies for implementing and utilizing the international business principles, concepts, and skills into the domestic business environment.
  5. Explain how to plan, implement and manage international marketing strategies in diverse cultural, economic and political environments.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of preferential trade programs, commodity control, government requirements for exports, and U.
  7. Analyze and evaluate foreign exchange, international payments and collections, and international banking.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge in international trade, including foreign investment, and the impact of financial markets.
  9. Explain basic concepts of logistics and inventory management related to supply chain management.
  10. Demonstrate communication skills in a selected foreign language course sequence.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IBS109 Cultural Dimension for International Trade RC 3
IBS116 Export/Import Management RC 3
IBS118 International Marketing Management RC 3
IBS123 U.S. Customs And Export Licensing Regulations RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
IBS140 International Financial Management RC 3
MGT147 Supply Chain Management RC 3
ARB+++ or
FRE+++ or
GER+++ or
ITA+++ or
JPN+++ or
SPA+++
any ARB/Arabic course RC 3–5

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Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in International Trade (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=23878).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

A list of the current and previous versions of the pathway map for the International Trade program
Catalog Year Effective Dates
2020-2021 (Current)    5/26/2020 – 5/24/2021
2019-2020 5/28/2019 – 5/25/2020
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019