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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: International Business and Trade
Degree Plan: International Business and Trade Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Richland campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.IBUS/TRADE.03

The International Business and Trade Program prepares students for entry-level employment in such positions as specialists in exporting and importing for the critically important and growing international trade community. Most students focus on careers in international marketing, export or import management including supply chain management, international transportation and logistics, import-export trading, or various international business support services. Skills developed for the export and import of goods and services are presented in the context of the global economy and cross-cultural awareness and communications. Emphasis is placed on the contribution of exports to the local, state, and national economies. Students will have the opportunity to participate in activites related to the Export Assistance Center of the U. S. Department of Commerce, the Export-Import Bank through the Greater Dallas Chamber, the International Trade Center, SBDC, The Dallas Council on World Affairs, the North Texas Customs Brokers and Foreign Freight Forwarders Association, and Women in International Trade of Texas and other international organizations.

Entrepreneurs, managers of firms with export potential, international agents, traders, or brokers, customer sales and service representatives, transportation managers, product managers, documentation clerks, letters of credit specialists, and global e-commerce entrepreneurs or aspirants to these fields may all benefit from the International and Trade Program. An International Business and Trade Certificate and an Import-Export Certificate will expedite your entrance to the international arena. The Import-Export Certificate is offered concurrently through the Continuing Education Division. The International Business and Trade Program is a World Trade Week educational award winner of the International Trade Association of Dallas/Fort Worth.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IBUS 1300 Global Logistics Management 3
IBUS 1301 Principles of Exports 3
IBUS 1305 Introduction to International Business and Trade 3
IBUS 1349 International E-Commerce Systems 3
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
IBUS 1302 Principles of Imports 3
IBUS 1354 International Marketing Management 3
IBUS 2335 International Business Law 3
IBUS 2339 International Banking and Trade Finance 3
IBUS 2341 Intercultural Management 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
+Elective Elective OR 3
IBUS 2366 Practicum (or Field Experience)-International Business/Trade/Commerce (3)
Semester Total 6
Minimum Hours Required 36

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
IBUS 1341 Global Supply Chain Management 3
IBUS 2345 Import Customs Regulations 3
IBUS 1191 Special Topics in International Business AND 1
IBUS 1291 Special Topics in International Business 2
IBUS 1391 Special Topics in International Business 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3

NOTE: A student cannot take more than a total of three (3) credit hours of Special Topics courses toward the certificate.

A student cannot take more than three (3) credit hours of special topic courses.