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Courses and Requirements

Farmer School of Business study abroad programs are open to students of all majors at Miami who meet the prerequisites. 

Fall Semester Expectations:

During fall semester there will be mandatory pre-departure meetings. These meetings will address program details, visa application requirements, course registration, roommate preferences, important dates, and tips for success.

Program Curriculum:

Students will take:

  • TWO (2) of the following three pre-approved business courses at the Institut Químic de Sarrià (IQS) School of Management (Fulfills the Miami Plan Global Requirement)
    • Business Finance (FIN 301)
      • Prereqs: ACC 221, ACC 222, ECO 201, & ECO 202, or permission of FSB Global Studies
    • Marketing (MKT 291)
    • Organizational Behavior (MGT 291)
  • Pre-approved thematic sequence
    • Required Spanish language course (based on placement test)
    • Choice of two area studies/culture courses (click on "Academics", then "courses")


  • If students have already completed 2 or more of the business core courses (MGT 291/MKT 291/FIN 301) or do not need the thematic sequence, they may choose to take MKT 425, FIN 417 or MGT 304.
  • For information about SPN course equivalencies for the SPN minor, please email spanishadvising@miamioh.edu.