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.
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- International Trade (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
- Available Online
What You’ll Learn
This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences and sensitivity of other cultures in the world.
- 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.
- Explain negotiation techniques, responsibilities of distributors and agents, and international transportation and distribution systems.
- Describe the strategies for implementing and utilizing the international business principles, concepts, and skills into the domestic business environment.
- Explain how to plan, implement and manage international marketing strategies in diverse cultural, economic and political environments.
- Demonstrate knowledge of preferential trade programs, commodity control, government requirements for exports, and U.
- Analyze and evaluate foreign exchange, international payments and collections, and international banking.
- Demonstrate knowledge in international trade, including foreign investment, and the impact of financial markets.
- Explain basic concepts of logistics and inventory management related to supply chain management.
- Demonstrate communication skills in a selected foreign language course sequence.
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.
General and Operations Managers
Postsecondary Business Teachers
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 status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|IBS109||Cultural Dimension for International Trade||RC||3|
|IBS116||Export/Import Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in IBS101, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|IBS118||International Marketing Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in IBS101, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|IBS123||U.S. Customs And Export Licensing Regulations||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in IBS101, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|IBS140||International Financial Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in IBS101, or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|MGT147||Supply Chain Management||RC||3|
|any ARB/Arabic course||RC||3–5|
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Course Area Key
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 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).
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:
|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|