2019-2020 Spring Edition 
    May 21, 2022  
2019-2020 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Business Associate of Science

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Technology and international commerce have redefined business in a global context. The Global Business program prepares students for careers in international business and industries that deal with international trade and global markets. The program focuses on the dynamics of international organization, environments, trade, language, socioeconomic and cultural forces, political and legal issues, import/export processes and regulations, and emerging global markets. Completion of the recommended electives demonstrates global competencies in international business. Elective courses provide specialized areas of study.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Describe global business concepts, principles, and development of successful global business strategies.
  • Identify the fundamentals of legal systems, and social, ethical, and political forces affecting the development and operation of international businesses.
  • Describe the functions of business in society including the major concepts related to business ownership and the factors that influence them; competition and marketing; and the systems, technologies, and operational controls through which business organizations operate.
  • Communicate effectively with people from various cultures in various business contexts.

Total Units for the Major: 19-22

Associate of Science Degree

Completion of all the courses listed above and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate of Science Degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the  transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.


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