International Business

Associate in Arts (Transfer)

Central Illinois is home to multiple global corporations, and a degree in International Business can lead to a fulfilling career locally or across the globe. The International Business Associate in Arts degree prepares students to transfer to a college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in International Business or related disciplines.

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The International Business area of study is designed to provide an initial background in business, integrating foreign language as a complementary cross-cultural skill. Students in this program receive a quality undergraduate business education at a fraction of the cost of a four-year institution.

A Quality Education

In today’s competitive environment, companies are recruiting interns as early as their sophomore year, giving an employment edge to students with a strong GPA.

Get Involved

Meet and network with other students interested in developing business skills and leadership by joining the ICC chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL).

Career Opportunities

Business Analyst, Account Executive, International Marketing Manager, International Sales Manager, Financial Analyst, Product Operations Manager


24 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters
60 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2023-24

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

ICC Information Technology Apprenticeship Program Seeks Applicants
Kevin Wells
Corinne Olson
Chanel Hargrave-Murry

Our faculty bring a wealth of experience to the classroom, and their priority is to help students learn about business.

Adam Saatkamp, Associate Professor – Business, Legal and Information Systems
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the International Business Program?

That Spanish or French you studied in high school? Put those skills to good use with an International Business degree. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. English, math, communications, and foreign languages are helpful for this program.
  5. Participation and leadership in any business, foreign language, or speech clubs are also helpful.

What Can I Expect As an International Business Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


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