INTB 2000 (3 credits) (3:1:0) Introduction to International Business

Focus is on the role of international trade, the international business environment and Canada's dependence on, and role in, international business. Gain an understanding of international business, globalization, and the importance of international business to the Canadian economy. Students are also introduced to alternative methods of conducting business internationally and reasons for and different types of government and private sources of assistance to international business. (For the purpose of this field study program, the focus will largely be on China). 

Students will receive credit for only one of INTB 1200 or 2000.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: LET with a minimum Level 3; LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; BC English 12 or equivalent with a minimum 80%; BC English Literature 12 with a minimum 80%; BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 80%; a university-level English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit with a minimum 'C-,' or a minimum 'C' in ENGL 1120; or an 'S' in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110.

NOTE 1: This course will be modified to suit the needs of the field study program. 

NOTE 2: For those who have already taken INTB 2000, a 3-credit “Special Topic” directed studies course is available as an option.

NOTE 3: Those who do not have the English requirements should consult Kenneth Wong for options. 


ASIA 1225  (3 credits) (3:1:0) Contemporary China 

China's drive for modernization is explored with reference to the role of the Communist Party, the government and the individual. A survey of domestic policy and international relations.