International Business

The International Business area 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.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
ECON 110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS  3
ECON 111 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 3
MATH 135 CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES  4
LIFE SCIENCE * 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE * 4
FINE ARTS * 3
HUMANITIES * 3 to 4
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS * 3 to 4

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 120 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING  4
ACCTG 121 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  4
BUS 111 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS  3
BUS 203 BUSINESS STATISTICS  4
BUS 215 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS  3
CMPSC 120 BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS  3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.

This degree program is offered online.  Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information.  (309) 694-8888 or www.icc.edu/VirtualCampus.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; BUS 111; COMM 110; Fine Arts; Life Science
Spring Semester 1CMPSC 120; ENGL 111; MATH 135; Humanities
Fall Semester 2ACCTG 120; ECON 110; BUS 215; Social Science; Humanities/Fine Arts
Spring Semester 2ACCTG 121; ECON 111; BUS 203; Physical Science

Program Contact Information

Business and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training