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Courses and Requirements

The Global Business Programs through the Farmer School of Business are open to all majors at Miami who meet the prerequisites.  Students participating in this program will take BLS 342 (3 credit hours) & BLS 464 (3 credit hours). 

Prerequisites

2.60 GPA by August 2017, and 45 earned hours by December 2017. All students must also meet the FSB Eligibility Policy Standards (see policy).  Please note that priority will be given to FSB majors and rising seniors for this program.  Students must be at least 18 by the program departure date. 

First Semester Expectations

During first semester there will be pre-departure meetings that require mandatory attendance. These meetings will address some course work as well as travel and cultural preparation.

Courses Offered

BLS 342: Legal Environment of Business (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Neal Schuett

Nature and sources of law; legal analysis and reasoning; judicial system, litigation and alternative dispute resolution; constitutional and administrative law; criminal law; law of torts and products liability; ethics; international business law; law of contracts; law of agency; employment law; and government regulation of business.  This will also be in conjunction with BLS 464 in which the student will be enrolled.

BLS 464: International Business Law (3 credit hours)   

Taught by: Dr. Daniel Herron

Provides framework for understanding international business and legal environment within which it operates.  Study traditional commercial law topics, such as rights and obligations of buyer and seller under contract for international sale of goods.  Study of private law of international business transactions and public law of international trade.