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Global Business Management

campus entrance

Program Overview

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Global Business Management curriculum is designed to introduce you to various aspects of global systems. This curriculum will prepare you for positions in international business through studies in business, international marketing, international law, international economics and international trade practices.

Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building and decision making. Through these skills, you’ll have a sound business education base for lifelong learning.

Dual-enrollment opportunities are available.

This program includes a Work-Based Learning option. A successful work learning experience is helpful in seeking employment.

Degree and Certificate Options

  • Global Business Management – Associate in Applied Science
  • Global Business Management Certificate

Careers

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, large to small business or industry and other world organizations.

Curriculum Guides

First Year
Fall Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisites: ENG 011
3 n/a n/a 3 3
WBL 110 World of Work
or
ACA 122 College Transfer Success (recommended for college transfer)
n/a 1 n/a n/a 1 1
BUS 110 Introduction to Business Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
or
Prerequisites for CIS 110: ENG 002 Tier 1 and MAT 003 Tier 1 2 2 n/a 4 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy n/a 1 2 n/a 3 2
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 and MAT 003 Tier 1 3 2 n/a 5 4
INT 110 International Business Prerequisite: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
Total Semester Hours 16 – 17
First Year
Spring Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Prerequisite: ENG 111 3 n/a n/a 3 3
INT 210 International Trade Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
BUS 115 Business Law Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Acct
or
Choose 3 credit hours from Other Major Hours pick list
Prerequisites for ACC 121: ACC 120 3 0 – 2 n/a 3 – 5 3 – 4
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
or
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I (recommended for college transfer)
or
MAT 171 Pre-calculus Algebra (recommended for college transfer)
Prerequisites MAT 143 and MAT 152: MAT 003 Tier 1 and ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisite for MAT 143: MAT 043
Co-Requisite for MAT 152: MAT 052
Prerequisite for MAT 171: MAT 003 Tier 2 or MAT 143 or MAT 152
Corequisite for MAT 171: MAT 071
2 – 3 2 n/a 4 – 5 3 – 4
Total Semester Hours 15 – 17
Second Year
Fall Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
ACC 270 International Accounting Prerequisite: ACC 120 3 n/a n/a 3 3
Choose three credit hours from Other Major Hours pick list Prerequisites: varies varies varies n/a varies 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management Prerequisites: BUS 110 or MED 131 or CTS 115 3 n/a n/a 3 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing n/a 3 n/a n/a 3 3
BUS 151 People Skills n/a 3 n/a n/a n/a 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 and MAT 003 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
Total Semester Hours 18
Second Year
Spring Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
BUS 285 Business Management Issues Prerequisites: BUS 110 and BUS 137 3 1 n/a 4 3
INT 220 International Economics Prerequisite: ECO 151 or ECO 251 or ECO 252 3 n/a n/a 3 3
INT 230 International Law Prerequisite: BUS 115 3 n/a n/a 3 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 and MAT 003 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
ART 111 Art Appreciation
or
MUS 110 Music Appreciation
or
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
Prerequisite for ART 111 or MUS 110: none
Prerequisite for PHI 240: ENG 111
3 n/a n/a 3 3
PSY 150 General Psychology
or
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology
Prerequisites for PSY 150: ENG 002 Tier 1
Prerequisites for SOC 210: ENG 002 Tier 1
3 n/a n/a 3 3
Total Semester Hours 18
Total Semester Hours Required for Associate Degree 68 – 70
Course Number and Title Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Total Credit Hours
ACC 140 Payroll Accounting Prerequisite: ACC 120 1 3 2
ACC 150 Acct. Software Applications Prerequisite: ACC 120 1 3 2
BUS 125 Personal Finance Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 and Mat 003 Tier 1 3 n/a 3
BUS 139 Entrepreneurship I Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 and MAT 003 Tier 1 3 n/a 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a 3
BUS 245 Entrepreneurship II Prerequisite: BUS 139 3 n/a 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept Prerequisite: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheets Prerequisite: CIS 110 or CIS 111 or OST 137 2 2 3
CTS 240 Project Management Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1, and CIS 111 or CIS 110 2 2 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts Prerequisite: CIS 110 or CIS 111 2 3 3
DBA 115 Database Applications Prerequisite: DBA 110 2 2 3
DBA 120 Database Programming I Prerequisite: DBA 110 2 2 3
OST 136 Word Processing Prerequisites: CIS 110/CIS 111 2 2 3
OST 236 Advanced Word Processing Prerequisite: OST 136 2 2 3
WBL 111 Work-Based learning I n/a n/a n/a 1
WBL 112 Work-Based learning I n/a n/a n/a 2
WBL 121 Work-Based learning II n/a n/a n/a 1
WBL 122 Work-Based learning II n/a n/a n/a 2
WBL 131 Work-Based learning III n/a n/a n/a 1
WBL 132 Work-Based learning III n/a n/a n/a 2
First Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing n/a 3 n/a n/a 3 3
INT 110 International Business Prerequisite: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
BUS 115 Business Law Prerequisite: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
Total Semester Hours 9
Second Semester
Course Number and Title
Prerequisites and
Corequisites
Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Total Contact Hours Total Credit Hours
INT 210 International Trade Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
INT 230 International Law Prerequisite: BUS 115 3 n/a n/a 3 3
BUS 110 Introduction to Business Prerequisites: ENG 002 Tier 1 3 n/a n/a 3 3
Total Semester Hours 9
Total Semester Hours Required for Certificate 18