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 one of two tracks:

  • Track 1:  MGT 291 (3 hours) & BUS 420 (3 hours) 
  • Track 2:  BLS 342 (3 hours) & BUS 420 (3 hours)

Prerequisites

  • Track 1:  Sophomore Standing
  • Track 2:  N/A

2.5 GPA by 2020 AND 28 earned hours by December 2020 for Track 1. Please note that priority will be given to business majors and rising seniors for this program.  Students must be at least 18 years old by the program departure date.  

Fall Semester Expectations

During fall 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

MGT 291: Introduction to Management & Leadership (3)

Taught by: Mr. Rocco Manzo

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)     

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

BLS 342: Legal Environment of Business (3)

Taught by: Ms. Chelsea Green

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.

BUS 420: FSB International Studies Programs (3 credit hours)     

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.