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Workforce Development Certificate

Program Description:
This program is directed toward students who are preparing for employment by a multinational organization, those who are presently employed in a company with international relations, and students who need assistance in preparing for travel abroad to conduct business. Students have the option of developing a competency in a foreign language of choice or selecting elective business support courses that are related to the student’s occupational goal. Either option will provide the student with an increased knowledge and awareness of international business concepts and cultural practices.


Degree Awarded: Certificate of Achievement


Computer Information Systems 3 hours

CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications
Select three hours from any CSYS/CSCI courses.


Economics 6 hours
ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
*ECON 2123 International Economic Issues


English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
and select 3 credit hours from the following:
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
*ENGL 2333 Technical/Professional Writing
*ENGL 2343 Business Communication I


Geography 3 hours
GEOG 1023 World Geography (Economics)
GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography


Speech 3 hours
SPCH/BUSN 2053 Intercultural Communication


Controlled Electives 9 hours
Choose one of the two emphases below:
1. Select 9 credit hours from one foreign language discipline
2. Select 9 credit hours of Business courses

*ACCT 2213 Financial Accounting
*ACCT 2223 Managerial Accounting
BUSN/PHIL 1143 Introduction to Ethics: Business Issues
*BUSN 2213 Small Business Management
*BUSN 2253 International Business Seminar/Field Study
BUSN 2313 Business Law I
CSYS 2563 Enterprise Security
*ECON 2023 Principles of Microeconomics
MGMT 2123 Leadership Development
MGMT 2363 Principles of Management
MKTG 2423 Principles of Marketing


Total Credit Hours: 30
*Course has prerequisites (See course description section of catalog).
(1) Recommended for students with no foreign language proficiency.
(2) Recommended for students with foreign language proficiency.


General education requirements can be found at: