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Associate in Arts in Business Administration with option in International Business
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Associate in Arts in Business Administration with option in International Business

Program Objectives

Richfield College’s Resident Associate of Arts in Business Administration with Option in International Business degree program provides a solid foundation of academic disciplines in management, business communications and practices, information management, and business ethics with a specialization in international business.

Career Opportunities

The program graduates learn how to understand and perform various business functions in businesses with presence in international markets and transactions. The graduates with have excellent knowledge about international business practices, operations, transactions, and management.

Admission Requirements

  • Completion, submission, and approval of the application form and the supporting documents, including the payment of the required fees.
  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED. Submission of official high school transcripts from a state approved high school or its equivalent. High school diplomas earned outside the United States must be evaluated and approved by Richfield College’s Admissions Office before admission to any program.
  • Proficiency in English evidenced by one of the following:
    • 70% or above passing score on Richfield college English Proficiency Examination (RCEPE), or

    • A score of 600 or above on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), corresponding to a score of 100 or above on the internet-based (iBT), or

    • High School Diploma or a minimum of one (1) year college education at an institution with English as its official instructional language.

Associate of Arts in Business Administration With Option in Accounting Degree Program only accepts students who have graduated from a high school and does not accept any student based on the ability to benefit as described in §94904 of the California Educational Code (CEC).

Program Course Requirements

Associate of Arts in Business Administration With Option in International Business Program is made of 60 semester units in the following areas:
-       General  Education  Courses  (24  units)

-       Major  (core)  Courses  (12  units)

-       Option  Courses  (12  units)

-    Elective  Courses  (12  units)

Major (Core) Courses Requirements

 

CODE SUBJECT/COURSE Lecture/Lab and Projects
Hours
Total Clock Hours Semester Credit Units

 

Major Courses Required 12 Units

MGM 200

Principles of Management

45

45

3

 

BUS 200

 

Introduction to Business Law

 

45

 

45

 

3

 

CIS 200

Principles of Information Security

 

45

 

45

 

3

 

MIS 200

Management Information Systems

 

45

 

45

 

3

MGM 200 Principles of Management
This course presents a thorough and systematic coverage of management theory and practice. It focuses on the basic roles, skills and functions of management, with special attention to managerial responsibility for effective and efficient achievement of goals. Special attention is given to social responsibility, managerial ethics, and the importance of multi-national organizations.

BUS 200 Introduction to Business Law
This course is meant to introduce the legal environment that affects individuals, businesses, and business transactions. In addition to introducing the American legal system, this course will focus on specific legal topics such as contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code.

CIS 200 Principles of Information Security
This course will describe the basic principles of information systems security, including cryptography, identifications and authentications, access control models and mechanisms, multilevel database security, Internet security, and planning and administering security. The students will gain an understanding of the threats to information resources and learn about counter measurements and their limitations.

MGM 200 Management Information Systems
Managers have increasing responsibility for determining their information system needs and for designing and implementing information systems that support these needs. Management information systems integrate, for purposes of information requirements, the accounting, financial, and operations management functions of an organization. This course will examine the various levels and types of software and information systems required by an organization to integrate these functions.

 

International Business Option 12 Units

 

IB 301

 

Introduction to International Business

 

45

 

45

 

3

 

IB 302

 

International Sales and Marketing

 

45

 

45

 

3

 

IB 303

 

International Business Seminars

 

45

 

45

 

3

 

IB 304

 

Global Economy, Laws, and Politics

 

45

 

45

 

3

IB 301 Introduction to International Business
This course introduces the world of international business. Topics include trade issues, balance and monetary systems, international financial management, and the global economic environment. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to analyze the implications of conducting business in a global economy.

IB 302 International Sales and Marketing
This course is designed to provide a framework of economic theory and marketing practices on a global scale. Topics include frameworks and perspectives of  international marketing, international business,  global environmental issues affecting marketing, international marketing decisions, planning, and control. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to design, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive sales and marketing plan for an international market.

 

IB 303 International Business Seminars
The international business seminar is designed to develop students understanding and knowledge of international business in a foreign nation. The course is offered in different countries in association with international business and institutions. Students who take the course will learn about international business operations and practices outside the United States.

IB 304 Global Economy, Laws, and Politics
The purpose of this course is to introduce you the key theoretical approaches and substantive issues of global economy, laws, and politics. The course studies the globalization, international regulations and treaties, as well as the world politics and governance.

 

Total Units In General Education

 

24

 

Total Units In Major (Core)

 

12

 

Total Units In Option

 

12

 

Total Units In Electives

 

12

 

Total Units Required for Associate Of Science Degree in International Business

 

60

 

Graduation Requirements

In order to successfully graduate, all the following criteria and requirements must be met prior to the graduation:

The completion of 60 units from the approved required and elective courses based on the catalog edition at the time of the admission.

  • Cumulative degree program Grade Points Average of "C" (2.0) or higher. Any course with "F" grade must be repeated.
  • For resident/hybrid delivery options, minimum of 24 units must be completed in residence at Richfield College before graduation. Residency means the courses must be registered and completed at Richfield College.
  • All obligations including financial to Richfield College must be met before the release of official transcript and the diploma for the program.
  • A petition for graduation must be filed before the graduation by the student and be approved by the Registrar’s Office before the graduation.

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