Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: International Business and Trade [8006] ‡ Minimum Credits Required:__________________

International Business and Trade [8006] ‡

Bachelor of Applied Science

(120 Credit Hours)

Program Director

Dr. Mara Casado, Co-Director
941-752-5482 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65482 Venice

Dr. Amy Santos, Co-Director
941-752-5511 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65511 Venice

Program Description and Goal

The Bachelor of Applied Science in International Business and Trade (IBT) Program prepares students to become global business professionals, providing them with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary for successful careers innovating, leading and managing in a global business environment. Employment opportunities for program graduates include information technology, manufacturing, import/export management, logistics, sales and marketing, supply chain management, international travel, hospitality and tourism.

Separate Application

‡ Degrees/programs will require a separate application and acceptance notification from the specific department before enrollment in the desired program.

Admission Requirements

  1. A 2.0 GPA on a scale of 4.0;
  2. Completion of at least 45 hours. Included in this must be ENC 1101 and MAT 1033 (or a course at that same or higher level).
  3. Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the prerequisite courses (with a grade of C or better).

International Business and Trade Program Requirements

Prerequisite Courses: 21 Credit Hours

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ACG 2021 - Principles of Financial Accounting (3 Credit Hours)
ACG 2071 - Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 Credit Hours)
CGS 1000 - Computer Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
ECO 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics (+) (3 Credit Hours)
ECO 2023 - Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credit Hours)
STA 2023 - Elementary Statistics (+) (3 Credit Hours)
MAC 2233 - Applied Calculus OR (3 Credit Hours)

MAC 2311 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4 Credit Hours) 

MAC 2312 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (4 Credit Hours) 

MAC 2313 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry III (4 Credit Hours) 

MAP 2302 - Differential Equations (3 Credit Hours) 

MAS 2103 - Linear Algebra (3 Credit Hours) 

General Education Courses: 36 Credit Hours

General education courses from Areas I - V.

(Note: Prerequisite courses above (+) also count toward general education. Students must complete 36 credit hours in Areas I - V, but these prerequisite courses do count toward this total.)

Lower/Upper Level Electives: 30 Credit Hours (15 lower level/15 upper level)

Any A.A. elective over and above A.A. general education requirements. To meet the requirement of A.A. elective, any course that has (A.A.) after the course title in the catalog course description or any of the following courses or course prefixes: ACG, APA, BUL, FIN, GEB, GEO 2420, INR, MAN, MKA, MAR, TAX 2000. (15 credits)

Choose five courses from the list below (15 credits)

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ETI 4448 - Applied Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
ETP 3320 - Intro to Energy Technology (3 Credit Hours)
FIN 3400 - Financial Management (3 Credit Hours)
ISM 4480 - Electronic Commerce Systems and Strategies (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 3240 - Applied Organizational Behavior (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 3303 - Management and Leadership Practices (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 3503 - Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 3504 - Operations Management (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 3593 - Logistics Management (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 4520 - Quality Management (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 4534 - Business Architecture and Process Modeling (3 Credit Hours)
PAD 4414 - Human Resource Management Skills (3 Credit Hours)

Lower/Upper Level Core Courses: 42 Credit Hours (15 lower level/27 upper level)

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
BCN 2046 - Introduction to Sustainability (3 Credit Hours)
ETI 2441 - Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
FIN 2001 - Financial Management (3 Credit Hours)
GEB 2210 - Business Presentations and Communications (3 Credit Hours)
GEB 2350 - Introduction to International Business (3 Credit Hours)


BUL 3322 - Legal Issues in International Business (3 Credit Hours)
DSC 3243 - Industrial Security (3 Credit Hours)
ETI 3647 - Supply Chain Management (3 Credit Hours)
ETP 3300 - Energy Policy and Regulations (3 Credit Hours)
ISM 3324 - Applications in Information Security (3 Credit Hours)
ISM 4382 - Global Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 4102 - Managing Cultural Diversity (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 4570 - International Procurement and Outsourcing (3 Credit Hours)
MAN 4934 - Senior Capstone Project in International Business (3 Credit Hours)

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor’s Degrees

The following general requirements for graduation from SCF must be met by all candidates for the Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degrees. Additional requirements may exist for individual programs.

  1. Students must satisfactorily complete 120 credit hours. For residency purposes, a minimum of 30 credit hours required for graduation must be completed at SCF. All other specific degree requirements also must be met. Developmental education (formerly college preparatory) instruction may not be counted toward fulfilling the total number of credit hours required for residency purposes or graduation.
  2. For purposes of conferring the bachelor’s degree, students must complete at least 30 credit hours of courses numbered 3000 level or above. Of these, at least 15 credit hours must be taken at SCF.
  3. Students must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher on a 4 .0 scale for all work completed at SCF and a 2.0 grade point average or higher for combined coursework with SCF that includes all transferable credits.
  4. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all upper division program requirements.
  5. Students must complete the general education requirements (36 credit hours) as defined in the Associate in Arts degree. Students who transfer to SCF with either an Associate in Arts degree or a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution are considered to have met the general education component of the degree. Courses will be reviewed for equivalency for students who transfer without an Associate in Arts or bachelor’s degree.
  6. Students must have completed Florida’s foreign language requirement prior to the completion of the bachelor’s degree. Students may meet this competency by:  A) successful completion of two years (four semesters) of the same foreign language officially documented on a high school transcript; or B) successful completion (grade C or better) of two semesters of the same foreign language at a college or university officially documented on a college/university transcript; or C) education completed outside the United States as documented on an official foreign high school transcript that reflects a primary language other than English; D) or Successful completion of two foreign language equivalents through Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE), or UEXCEL exams.  One or more of these exams can be in combination with successful completion of college/university credit in the same foreign language subject area.  Official transcripts from a high school, college and/or university and/or official examination results must be submitted to the educational records office.
  7. For students wishing to pursue another bachelor’s degree, the student must complete a minimum of 15 additional credit hours beyond the first bachelor’s degree as well as any other degree requirements and graduation requirements listed above for the second program. 

SCF reserves the right to make changes in the regulations, offerings, requirements and any provisions announced in this Catalog at any time as circumstances require.