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Course Number: IBUS 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in International Business

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Business, industrial, or service requirements in the international arena will determine specific topics or skill development offered including software, regulatory updates, or market research. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in International Business

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Business, industrial, or service requirements in the international arena will determine specific topics or skill development offered including software, regulatory updates, or market research. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Global Logistics Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Develop skills and understanding in global logistics processes, procedures, and regulations used in transportation, physical distribution, warehousing, inventory control, materials, packaging, plant and warehouse location, risk management, and networks for logistics, suppliers, and information. Utilize decision making and case resolution techniques to solve problems and to develop logistical and information networks for supply chain management appropriate for global corporations. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Principles of Exports

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Export management processes and procedures. Includes governmental controls and compliance, licensing of products, documentation, commercial invoices, and transportation. Emphasizes human and public relations, management of personnel, finance, and accounting procedures. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Principles of Imports

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practices and processes of import management operations including such factors as government controls and compliance. Emphasizes the preparation and understanding of import documents such as customs invoices, packing lists, and commercial invoices. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to International Business and Trade

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: The techniques for entering the international marketplace. Emphasis on the impact and dynamics of sociocultural, demographic, economic, technological, and political factors in the foreign trade environment. Topics include patterns of world trade, internationalization of the firm, and operating procedures of the multinational enterprise. Develop a strategic project that internationalizes functional business operations and resolve case problems for international business operations. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Global Supply Chain Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: International purchasing or sourcing. Includes the advantages and the barriers of purchasing internationally, global sourcing, procurement technology, and purchasing processes. Emphasizes issues of contract administration, location, and evaluation of foreign suppliers, total cost approach, exchange fluctuations, customs procedures, and related topics. Produce a project in purchasing/buying specific items and utilize exchange rates, channels of distribution, or customs regulations to resolve problems. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: International E-Commerce Systems

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Managing electronic business, commerce, and government information systems and technology. Uses appropriate software such as the National Trade Data Base. Emphasizes the role of global strategic information systems as applied to problem solving and current transportation and customs software. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: IBUS 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: International Marketing Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Analysis of international marketing strategies using market trends, costs, forecasting, pricing, sourcing, and distribution factors. Development of an international marketing plan. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Special Topics in International Business

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. Business, industrial, or service requirements in the international arena will determine specific topics or skill development offered including software, regulatory updates, or market research. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, RLC

Course Title: International Business Law

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in law as it applies to international business transactions in the global political-legal environment. Study of interrelationships among laws of different countries and the legal effects on individuals and business organization. Topics include agency agreements, international contracts and administration, regulation of exports and import, technology transfer, regional transactions, intellectual property, product liability, and legal organization. Select most appropriate legal organization and representation; interpret or prepare related legal documents. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 2339 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: International Banking and Trade Finance

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: International monetary system, financial markets, flow of capital, foreign exchange, and financial institutions. Includes risk analysis, export-import payments and financing, the preparation of letters of credit, related shipping documentation, electronic fund remittance, and foreign investment financing. Analyze foreign investment and financial environments for countries or regions, prepare letters of credit, resolve problems regarding working capital and foreign exchange, and evaluate trade financing through the SBA, USDOC Export Assistance Centers, and the Export-Import Bank. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Intercultural Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Cross-cultural comparisons of management and communications processes. Emphasizes cultural, ethnic, geographic distinctions, and antecedents that affect individual, group, and organizational behavior. May include sociocultural demographics, economics, technology, legal issues, negotiations, and processes of decision making in the international cultural environment. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Import Customs Regulations

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Duties and responsibilities of the licensed customs broker. Includes processes for customs clearance including appraisement, bonded warehouse entry, examination of goods, harmonized tariffs, fees, bonding, penalties, quotas, immediate delivery, consumption, liquidation, computerized systems, laws, and regulations. Prepare for and take a sample exam for the U. S. Customs Broker License Exam; utilize Title 19, Code of Federal Regulations to resolve complex problems involving processes, and documentation enabling you to function smoothly as an importer, trader, international purchasing agent, buyer, or other intermediary. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: IBUS 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC, RLC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - International Business/Trade/Commerce

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, the college, and the student. A paid position or an unpaid internship applies theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, technology, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with International Business and Trade and demonstrates legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communications using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry. (21 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.