Courses and Requirements

Various photos of areas around the Mediterranean

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 FIN 301 (3 credit hours) & BUS 420 (3 credit hours). 


ACC 221 and ECO 201, 30 earned hours by May 2020 and a 2.60 GPA by December 2019. 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.  

Semester Expectations: 

During the spring semester there will be mandatory pre-departure meetings. These meetings will include some course work as well as travel and cultural preparation.

Courses Offered:

FIN 301:  introduction to Business Finance    (3 credit hours)

Financial management of business enterprises with emphasis upon financial analysis, working capital management, short and long term financing, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and dividend policy.

BUS 420:  FSB International Studies Program    (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.

Both classes taught by David Shrider