# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Opportunities in Global Trade Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Opportunities in Global Trade (8135/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8135
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12

Opportunities in Global Trade is a specialized course for students with a career interest in the field of international trade. Students gain an understanding of the various careers in global trade, finance, shipping, and marketing and consider fundamental concepts, principles, and theories of marketing in an international setting. Course content blends macroeconomic and microeconomic theory with international culture, politics, legal issues, concepts, practices, and applications. Internships may be available to provide students with additional opportunities for "hands-on" experiences in international marketing. Academic knowledge and skills (mathematics, science, English, and history/social science) related to the content are a part of this course. Computer/technology applications supporting this course are studied.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Marketing
    • Marketing Communications
    • Marketing Management
    • Marketing Research
    • Merchandising
    • Professional Sales

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.