Courses and Requirements

Montage of images from SE Asia experiences

The International 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 ECO 344 (3 credit hours) and BUS 420 (3 credit hours). 


ECO 201 and 202, 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

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.

ECO 344: International Economic Relations (3 credit hours)

Taught by: Dr. Monticha Sompolvorachai

Prerequisites:  ECO 201 and 202

Survey of the interrelationships of world business operations; an introduction to current conceptual perspectives; cultural, political/legal and economic constraints, the international financial and trade frameworks, and the problems, challenges, and opportunities facing the multinational corporation in a particular country or region of the world.