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International Business

Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 60 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
The International Business program of study is designed to provide the initial requisite background in business, integrating foreign language as a complementary cross-cultural skill. After completing the Associate of Science degree at Illinois Central College, the student may complete a bachelor´s degree in International Business or related area at a senior institution, with the goal of employment with a multinational corporation and possible foreign assignment. Students enrolled in this sequence could be considering jobs in marketing, management, public relations, banking, foreign service, exporting and importing, and other related work.

Admission to the Program:

Students are advised to check on foreign language requirements at senior institutions. Many institutions require students to have completed the 200-level of a foreign language.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ENGL 110; MATH 115; BUS 111; COMM 110; Fine Arts

Spring Semester 1:
ENGL 111; MATH 135; Humanities; Humanities/Fine Arts

Fall Semester 2:
ACCTG 120; ECON 110; BUS 215; Social Science; Life Science

Spring Semester 2:
ACCTG 121; ECON 111; BUS 203; Physical Science


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3 to 4
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3 to 4
LIFE SCIENCE *4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
MATH 115COLLEGE ALGEBRA **3
MATH 135CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 4
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 111INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3
BUS 203BUSINESS STATISTICS 4
BUS 215LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.
** The appropriate mathematic sequence is contingent on the individual

For Program Information Contact:
Business and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558