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International Trade and Marketing

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18


Winter Courses


IN 441 International Business Law

3 credits
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Students develop a thorough understanding of the legal framework for international business transactions in the fashion and related industries. They learn how international sales contracts are structured, how international trade rules and national laws apply to cross-border transactions, and how international business disputes are settled.
CRN Section Day Time Location
3367 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

IN 492 International Trade Practicum
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Prerequisite: IN 312 or approval of chairperson
This course offers students a field trip to a key country of a regional trade agreement to experience international trade's impact on consumers, the fashion industries, and governments of foreign markets. Participants learn to conduct international field research, source international contacts, and develop safe travel skills. Students' findings are summarized in a written case study. An application must be submitted in the prior semester for a student to be considered for the course. Approximately four weeks in January or June.

CRN Section Day Time Location
2867 75A M T W R F 9:00 am-5:00 pm A336

Spring Courses

IN 201 Global Sourcing in the Textile Industries
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
This overview of global sourcing in the textile industries examines how textile firms search for raw materials, textile chemicals, equipment, and manufacturing plans in foreign markets. Students analyze how various professions, including primary producers, commission manufacturers, jobbers, brokers, and trading companies, participate in the international production and distribution of the final product. Emphasis is on the dynamics of the supply side (resource development and production) and the demand side (resource procurement and management).
 
CRN Section Day Time Location
13079 25A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm D447

IN 312 International Trade
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Introduces international trade as it is practiced today. Students learn how various industries have developed different international trade patterns and how the internet is rapidly changing this field. Focus is placed on international trade as an industry, professional opportunities, project management, intercultural skills, and technical trends in logistics and online research.

CRN Section Day Time Location
12369 75A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336
13240 OL1
ONLINE COURSE


IN 323 Import/Export Regulations
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: IN 312
Import and export regulations enforced by the U.S. Customs Service are presented, including ECCN and HTSUS classification, country of origin, customer screening, export licensing, quota/visa, required import/export documentation, and valuation. Students develop an import or export international business plan.

CRN Section Day Time Location
15600 75A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A337
10769 OL1
ONLINE COURSE
15910 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

IN 324 International Marketing Research
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Prerequisite: IN 322
Students learn how to plan, implement, and present an international marketing research project. The course explores secondary data that are available through libraries, public agencies, and online resources and analyzes strategies for generating primary data in foreign markets. International team-building and presentation skills are reviewed and practiced. Lectures and critiques are provided by guest speakers from the industry.

CRN Section Day Time Location
12673 75A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336

IN 423 Global Marketing of Luxury Brands
3 credits
In-state $771 Out-of-state $2,226
Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite IN 322 or approval of instructor
Through case studies, business articles, and position papers, students learn how international luxury brands are affected by globalization, how they compete for emerging markets and use elements of sustainability and social responsibility in their competition strategies. Students explore the concept of the global consumer and the impact of this consumer on marketing strategies.

CRN Section Day Time Location
15497 BL1 W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm A336
15911 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

IN 424 Export Promotion Marketing
3 credits Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: IN 322
This course is an introduction to the variety of export assistance policies, programs, and initiatives available to U.S., foreign, and global businesses to effectively market fashion-related goods and services. Students examine various export promotion strategies organized by the U.S. government, foreign governments, and bilateral and private-sector joint programs that aid in the exportation of goods and services.

CRN Section Day Time Location
15586 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

IN 442 International Finance
3 credits Online: In-state $816 Out-of-state $2,271
Prerequisite: MA 222 or MA 311
Students learn to use the basic principles and techniques of international financial management and develop an understanding of the financial environment in which multinational corporations and small international businesses operate. Focus is on international capital budgets and capital structure, international cash management, international tax regulations, management of currency and exchange-rate risks, and short- and long-term trade finance.

CRN Section Day Time Location
11129 OL1
ONLINE COURSE

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