Online Bachelor of Science in International Trade
Launch your global business and policy career with a Bachelor of Science in international trade from Arizona State University. In the program, you’ll learn about disruptive technologies such as AI, IoT and blockchain, global supply chains, cross-cultural negotiation and more. You’ll graduate with transdisciplinary management acumen and insights into business, political and cultural practices around the world.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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Learn to manage international trade
In an increasingly interconnected and competitive world economy, it’s vital to understand business, leadership and management in a global context. When you earn an international trade bachelor’s degree, you’ll learn how global trade and finance influence business, the public sector and world markets. You’ll also develop a digital global mindset and future-ready skills, including:
- Communicating and negotiating across cultures.
- Employing data-driving decision making and problem solving.
- Improving the flow of goods across borders.
- Leading and managing global economic dynamics.
- Optimizing global supply chains.
- Utilizing Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies.
- Understanding how global business and public policy intersect.
What can I do with a degree in international trade?
Going beyond managing the exchange of goods and services from one country to another, this program prepares you to lead global organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Upon graduating, you can pursue roles ranging from maximizing an international enterprise’s supply chain operations to managing international government relations.
Additionally, an international business degree gives you the management and business expertise needed to pursue a global career, allowing you to work and live abroad.
How does an international trade degree compare to an international business degree?
While there may be overlapping topics, an international trade degree program differs from an international business degree online. An international business degree encompasses a broad overview of many business topics in a global context.
International trade courses
In your courses, you’ll learn about global management, big data, international trade agreements, global risk assessment and management, supply chain management and more. This program culminates with a capstone course, in which you’ll work with an international organization to deliver recommendations for their future global strategy. Courses may include:
TGM 312: Big Data in the Global Economy
TGM 101: Principles of Global Management (G)
TGM 200: Principles of Accounting for Global Organizations
TGM 204: Principles of Marketing for Global Organizations
TGM 300: Principles of Finance for Global Organizations
TGM 310: Supply Chain Operations for Global Organizations
TGM 353: Regional Management Environment (G)
TGM 391: Global Business and Professional Development Skills
International trade degree jobs
As a graduate with an international trade bachelor’s degree, you’ll bring transferable skills to the job market, such as analyzing foreign markets, reading financial statements and developing data-driven country, regional or global marketing plans. You can pursue a wide range of roles from commodities broker and international banker to trade analyst and public policy analyst. Other career opportunities include, but aren’t limited to:
How to apply
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Join one of the best schools for global business
ASU is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.
in the world for international trade programs, according to the QS International Trade Rankings, 2023.
master’s in management, according to Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal.
in innovation for 9 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.
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