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 FIN 417 (3 credit hours) & BUS 420 (3 credit hours). 


FIN 301 and 45 earned hours by December 2020 and a 2.50 GPA by August 2020. 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 the fall 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 417: International Business Finance (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Dr. David Shrider

Prerequisite:  FIN 301

An introduction to the macro and market environments in which multinational firms operate and the additional risks they confront in a multi-currency world. Emphasis is on the decision-making process with an international perspective.

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.