International Trade Certificate

Note: Not accepting new students at this time.

The International Trade Certificate is designed for those who are interested in a career in international business and trade.

Students who earn the International Trade Certificate are well-prepared to work in entry-level positions requiring knowledge of international trade, e.g. logistics, supply chain management, freight forwarding, port operations, trade center operations, and distribution networks

Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the global economy and international business markets.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of logistics and systems associated with international trade.
Course Number Course Title Credits
course(BUS215) Introduction to International Business 5
course(BUS245) Global Marketing 5
course(CWE101) Portfolio, Job Search & Interviewing 2
course(CWE110) Internship 3
course(IBN203) International Trade: Export 3
course(IBN205) International Trade: Import 3
course(IBN225) Global Logistics 3
Total Credits -- Minimum
  • 1st Quarter: course(BUS215), course(BUS245)
  • 2nd Quarter: course(IBN203), course(IBN204), course(IBN225), course(CWE101)
  • 3rd Quarter: course(CWE110)

This program of study is outlined by quarter, and courses should be taken in the indicated sequence. However, it should not be concluded that students will always proceed through their program of study exactly as prescribed here. The number of quarters listed here is minimum. Individual student experience, educational and training background, and personal schedules and demands all may affect the time it takes to finish this program. Also, in general, summer quarter is not considered one of the full-time quarters in the program.

Note: advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement.

Throughout this program of study the importance of a responsible and professional work ethic is stressed. Factors leading to such a work ethic are identified and discussed. Instruction is also provided in effective leadership and how it enhances the work environment. Input from this program's industrial advisory committee is essential to curriculum content pertaining to the work ethic and leadership as well as the technically oriented curriculum.