Courses and Requirements

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The Global Studies 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:

  • TRACK 1: MKT 425 (3) and BUS 420 (3) OR
  • TRACK 2: MGT 291 (3) and BUS 420 (3)

Prerequisites

TRACK 1:  2.7 min GPA by August 2019; MKT 291 by December 2019. 

TRACK 2:  a 2.5 GPA by August 2019 and sophomore standing by December 2019

Students must be at least 18 years old 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

Track 1

MKT 425: Global Marketing (3 credit hours)  

Prerequisites: MKT 291

Taught by: Dr. Terri Barr

This course will provide students with an overview and understanding of global marketing. This involves an analysis of world markets, their respective consumers and environments, and the marketing management required to meet the demands of constantly changing foreign markets.

BUS 420 FSB International Studies Programs (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Dr. Terri Barr

The class provides an introduction to the history, culture, geography, business environment, economy, and language of the places FSB students will travel during their summer international experience. Portions of the class are in Oxford prior to departure, and portions are held in the country of the program.

Track 2

MGT 291: Introduction to MGT & Leadership (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Dr. Joseph Rode

Introduction to the importance of investing in human capital. Students are introduced to the theories and practices of how to attract, develop, and retain a competitive workforce. The goal of this course is to help students better understand, predict, and manage themselves and their work relations with others and with organizations, and to understand how organizations utilize this knowledge to design competitive management practices.

BUS 420 FSB International Studies Programs (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Dr. Joseph Rode

The class provides an introduction to the history, culture, geography, business environment, economy, and language of the places FSB students will travel during their summer international experience. Portions of the class are in Oxford prior to departure, and portions are held in the country of the program.