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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

International Business BUS 103

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies; self-study.

Dates: 

September 2018 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: explain and account for the growth in international business in recent years; understand the role that culture plays in business activity and practice; describe the main components of the business environment and explain how they affect business practices; compare different theories of international trade; understand how different governmental trade policies impact trade patterns; explain how economic integration occurs and describe its benefits; explain the concepts of ethics and social responsibility and discuss the strategies that businesses can use to act more responsibly; and discuss different strategic foci of international businesses.

Instruction: 

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts and theories associated with business in the international environment.  The course is arranged in a 15-week schedule and includes a textbook, study guide, and other materials.  The final examination determines the grade in the course. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Management, International Business, Fundamentals of International Business, and Principles of International Business (8/18).

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