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International Business

As American businesses operate in an increasingly complex and competitive global economy, demand increases for graduates who are knowledgeable in the field of international business. Our international business degree program objectives are to help you understand the importance of international business to the U.S. economy, the differences in the economic systems that exist in the global economy, the economic, cultural, and business complexities of international marketing and sales, and the principles and requirements of exporting.

Designed to provide a strong academic background for transfer to a four-year college or university, this program combines specialized courses in international business with courses in the humanities, social sciences, science, mathematics, and traditional business courses.

Degree Requirements

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Although the program is designed as a transfer program, students may pursue employment in the field upon completion of the degree. Potential employment opportunities would include entry-level positions with firms that conduct business in the global marketplace. Learn more about related jobs: 

 Program Chairs


Susan Stafford

Professor, Hotel and Restaurant Management

Sue Stafford brings 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her position in the classroom as chair of the Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts, and Wine Marketing Degree Programs. She was also instrumental in the development of the farm to bistro concept, which features an organic farm on campus that provides fresh produce to the College's downtown Ithaca restaurant and culinary center, Coltivare.

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Chef Amanda Bisson

Amanda Bisson

첥Ƶ Professor, Culinary Arts

Chef Amanda Bisson joined TC3 in 2017 as an educator in both culinary arts and sustainable farming. With over 10 years’ experience in both industries, she offers a wealth of knowledge to students in the Farm to Bistro learning community. Chef Bisson strongly believes in partnerships between chefs and farmers and their capacity to impact community food systems. “Culinary Arts is not just a career; it is a language, a science, an art, and comes with social responsibility to our community” she says. 

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Transfer Options

The international business degree program is primarily for graduates planning to transfer to a four-year institution. Transfer options include programs at:

  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • Ithaca College
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh
  • SUNY College at Brockport
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY College at Oswego