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International Transportation and Customs

International Transportation and Customs

Program Code:TCS
Campus:Newnham
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Summer
Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Work-Integrated Learning:Optional Co-op

Program Description

The International Transportation and Customs program puts you in the driver’s seat with valued expertise and knowledge to help companies effectively manage the movement of goods and services internationally in our complex global economy. This program provides you with a solid technical understanding and practical knowledge of international transportation, customs brokerage and international freight forwarding. You may have opportunities to take part in field visits to transport companies, customs brokers and international freight forwarders.

You will learn from industry professionals and expert faculty, who will enhance your learning with real-life case studies and current, relevant knowledge. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to work in the field of customs brokerage within Canada and international freight forwarding around the world.

Graduating students will also receive a certificate from MSR, the e-customs company.

Subject to student demand, International Transportation and Customs students also have the opportunity to pursue a certificate in international freight forwarding from the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA).

Celebrate Cultural Diversity

Students from across the globe are attracted to this program, making the educational experience inter-culturally rich and diverse. You will also have the opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty with extensive expertise in international business and to interact with industry professionals to maximize your learning experience.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s) or appropriate Adademic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Fees

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Your Career

In today's global economy, there is an increasing demand for skilled employees who can help companies manage their supply chain effectively. As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for entry–level career opportunities in the fields of transportation, customs brokerage, international freight forwarding and international banking. In today’s lean business environment, industry seeks employees who can help them maximize their supply chain – this program provides you with the skills and expertise to provide immediate value in this context.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters.  In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.  Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
ITC101 Introduction to Transportation
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
ITC141 Global Political Economics and Trade
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
ITA221 Computer Applications
ITA301 International Freight Handling
ITA311 Customs Process II
NAT155* World Geography
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
CAP308 Career Planning and Research (non Work-Integrated Learning option only)
WTP100 Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only))
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
ITA321 Customer Relationship Management and Consulting
ITA341 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance I
ITA401 International Transportation Documentation I
ITA411 Customs Process III
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
TCS331 International Transportation and Customs, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 4
ITA403 International Transportation Documentation II
ITA441 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance II
ITA501 Pricing and Quoting
ITA507 Logistics
ITA511 Customs Process IV: International Trade
plus: General Education Course
 
* This course will not fulfill a General Education requirement.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016 & Winter 2017

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
ITC101 Introduction to Transportation
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
ITC141 Global Political Economics and Trade
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
ITA221 Computer Applications
ITA241 Global Trade and Logistics Geography
ITA301 International Freight Handling
ITA311 Customs Process II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
CAP308 Career Planning and Research (non Work-Integrated Learning option only)
CPP100 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
ITA321 Customer Relationship Management and Consulting
ITA341 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance I
ITA401 International Transportation Documentation I
ITA411 Customs Process III
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
TCS331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
International Transportation and Customs, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 4
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
ITA403 International Transportation Documentation II
ITA441 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance II
ITA501 Pricing and Quoting
ITA507 Logistics
ITA511 Customs Process IV: International Trade
plus: General Education Course

Summer 2017

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ISC100 Introduction to Seneca Studies
ITC101 Introduction to Transportation
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
ITC141 Global Political Economics and Trade
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
ITA221 Computer Applications
ITA301 International Freight Handling
ITA311 Customs Process II
NAT155* World Geography
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
CAP308 Career Planning and Research (non Work-Integrated Learning option only)
CPP100 or
WTP100
Co-op Professional Theory (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
ITA321 Customer Relationship Management and Consulting
ITA341 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance I
ITA401 International Transportation Documentation I
ITA411 Customs Process III
 
Work-Integrated Learning Term
CWT100 or
TCS331
Work Term (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
International Transportation and Customs, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
 
Semester 4
CPP200 or
WIL100
Work-Integrated Learning Professional Practice (Work-Integrated Learning option only) or
Work-Integrated Learning (Work-Integrated Learning option only)
ITA403 International Transportation Documentation II
ITA441 Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance II
ITA501 Pricing and Quoting
ITA507 Logistics
ITA511 Customs Process IV: International Trade
plus: General Education Course
 
* This course will not fulfill a General Education requirement.

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
ITC111 Introduction to Customs
NAT155* World Geography
QNM106 Mathematics of Finance
SSC100 Success Strategies for College
 
Semester 2
ACC106 Accounting I
ITA311 Customs Process II
ITC101 Introduction to Transportation
MRK108 Introduction to Marketing
SMS333 Computer Applications
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
EAC594 Business Communication for the Digital Workplace
ITA301 International Freight Handling
ITA401 International Transportation Documentation I
ITA411 Customs Process III
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
CAP308 Career Planning and Research
ITA403 International Transportation Documentation II
ITA501 Pricing and Quoting
ITA507 Logistics
ITA511 Customs Process IV: International Trade
plus: General Education Course
 
* This course will not fulfill a General Education requirement.

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Alex Tyo
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
Alexander.Tyo@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Wendy Calicchia
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22471
Wendy.Calicchia@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Elaine Nethery
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26233
Elaine.Nethery@senecacollege.ca
International Student Advisor: Xiaolei.Wu
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22642
Xiaolei.Wu@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: John Bottomley
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 26012
John.Bottomley@senecacollege.ca
Work-Integrated Learning Coordinator: Drew Atamanuk
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22228
Drew.Atamanuk@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Michael Hobeck
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77459
Michael.Hobeck@senecacollege.ca
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