Liberty BUSI 464 International Market Integration and Trade Agreements Entire Class



Liberty BUSI 464 International Market Integration and Trade Agreements Entire Class


Course Description:

This course examines market and economic integration among countries, including the European Union, the North American Free Trade Agreement, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and others. Major emerging market economies will also be surveyed, along with the challenges and opportunities these present to the international business firm. For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


  • The core of international business is in trade between nations which occurs at all levels ranging from national governments, corporations, and small businesses to individuals.
  • In order for the student of international business to prepare to engage in trade, at any level, an understanding of the elements that facilitate or impede imports and exports is needed.
  • These elements include the requirements and restrictions imposed by international organizations as well as integrated markets created by trade blocs, trade unions, agreements, treaties, customs, and other regulations.

Measurable Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the historical context of trade agreements leading to the current global competitiveness status of the United States of America. (Program Learning Outcome 4, Introduced).
  2. Examine the broader problems with trade agreements, specifically issues of anti-globalism, and the World Trade Organization. (Program Learning Outcome 4, Emphasized and Reinforced).
  3. Describe the essential elements regarding various current major and minor trade agreements. (Program Learning Outcome 1, 2, and 3; Introduced and Emphasized).
  4. Analyze three scenarios that could shape the world trade order for the foreseeable future: isolationism, bilateralism, and neo-multilateralism. (Program Learning Outcome 1, 2, and 3; Introduced and Emphasized).
  5. Demonstrate how to engender sustainable growth through trade agreements, (Program Learning Outcome 1, 2, and 3; Introduced and Emphasized).
  6. Integrate biblical principles within the field of international trade. (Program Learning Outcome 1, Emphasized).

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Course Assignment Summary:

Textbook readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related Course Requirements Checklist found in the Course Overview.

Entire Discussions Sessions (4)

The student will participate in four Discussions from the textbook. Each Discussion consists of two parts, the thread, and the reply. Each thread must be supported by at least four scholarly citations and be at least 600 words excluding the reference section. For each Discussion, the student will reply to one other thread. Each reply must be supported by at least three scholarly citations and be at least 300 words excluding the reference section.

Research Paper: Annotated Bibliography Assignment:

The annotated bibliography should have 8 or more references that consist of peer-reviewed, scholarly journals in addition to the textbook, popular sources, and the Bible.

The annotation must contain the following:

Que: What are the main arguments?

Que: What is the point of this book or article?

Que: What topics are covered?

Que: If someone asked what this article/book is about, what would you say?

The length of your annotations will determine how detailed your summary is (A Minimum of 100 words for each annotation).

Research Paper: Outline Assignment:

  • The Research Paper Outline Assignment should include a thesis statement in the form of a declarative sentence that states clearly and concisely the main point that the author is trying to make.
  • In addition, all section titles and supporting content are logical and clear.

Research Paper: Final Assignment:

  • The student will write a 10–15-page research-based paper in the current APA format that focuses on regional trade agreements around the world and their benefits and disadvantages of them.
  • The paper must include at least 8 scholarly sources in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible.

Total No.Of Quizzes (3)

Quizzes will be completed in Canvas. Each quiz will be open-book, open notes, and contain 50 T/F questions.




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