Degree Plans - International Business and Trade - International Business and Trade Skills Achievement Award

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(Skills Achievement Award)

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  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: SA.IBUS/TRADE.03

The International Business and Trade Skills Achievement Award for the International Business and Trade Associate of Applied Science Degree, International Business and Trade Certificate, the Import-Export Certificate, or the CEU Import-Export Certificate provides specific skills in language training recommended by business and industry. Certification is available in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and/or Spanish.

Beginning language course I 4
Beginning language course II 4
Intermediate language course I 3
Intermediate language course II 3

Minimum Hours Required 14

NOTE: SPAN 2316, Spanish for Business I (3 credits), or SPAN 2317, Spanish for Business II (3 credits), may be substituted for SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II in the Skills Achievement Award for Spanish.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult with an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses.