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About the International Business and Trade Program

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How to Get Started

Complete the admissions process and meet with an academic advisor.

Tuition

Dallas County residents pay $156 per three-hour class — that is $52 per credit hour, or just $624 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

Compare that to what you’d pay elsewhere! See our tuition rates for tuition according to your place of residency.

Rising Star Program

If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.​​

Courses Offered (Curriculum)

Get detailed information about the courses we offer and the courses required for:

Accreditation and Affiliations

Find out more about accreditation and affiliations.

Related Programs

Check out other programs in Management and Business Administration programs.

Other Degrees and Certificate Options

See a chart of degree plans by location or visit the credit programs home page.

Other Resources Available to Students

  • Export Assistance Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • International office of the Richardson Chamber of Commerce
  • International Trade Center
  • North Texas District Export Council
  • Small Business Development Centers
  • Dallas Council on World Affairs
  • Women in International Trade of Texas

Small Business Development Centers Associated with the Colleges of DCCCD

The colleges of DCCCD sponsor two Small Business Development Centers in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 

Learn more about our Small Business Development Centers:

Faculty Profiles

Our International Business and Trade faculty members have relevant degrees and real-world experience in the business world, which makes them able to relate to the challenges you will face at work.

Our instructors work closely with you one-on-one, encouraging you and helping you to succeed in school and on the job. See profiles of some of our International Business and Trade faculty.

Transfer Information

International Business and Trade courses are designed for direct entry into the workforce. However, if you are interested in earning a degree at a four-year institution, please visit the Transfer Services website for guidance on the transfer process.

Several Texas state universities accept the International Business and Trade associate degree and our two certificates toward a bachelor’s degree. Full articulation (transfer) agreements are in place with Texas A&M University-Commerce and Strayer University in Dallas. Please check with an advisor at your transfer university to see requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

Links to Related Information

See links to websites for some International Business and Trade-related organizations and area chambers of commerce.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the International Business and Trade program that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us.