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Global Business Semester

Business Study Abroad Program - Curriculum & Faculty Information


Curriculum and Faculty

Overview

The Global Business Semester is tailored for intermediate or advanced business students and has a core curriculum of upper-division courses focused on international business and the global economic environment. The curriculum provides the framework for the whole semester and for integrating the co-curricular activities.

Course Curriculum

Students on the Global Business Semester will take the following courses.

To download a syllabus and faculty bio for a course in PDF format, please click on a course number. If for any reason a course syllabus file is unavailable online, please contact us to request it.

BADM-250: International Business (3 credit hours)
MKTG-491: International Marketing (3 credit hours)
ECON-480: International Economic Integration (3 credit hours)
THOM-310: Cultural Geography (3 credit hours)

The courses for this program will be taught by home institution faculty at the University of Nicosia.


Optional Curriculum

GREK-101: Greek Language and Culture I (3 credit hours)
DES-260: Photography I (3 credit hours)
EUS-210: European Cultures (3 credit hours)

EUS-201: European Geography (3 credit hours)

One of these courses can be optionally substituted for one of the core curriculum courses by any student on this study abroad program


NOTE:

Students can also take COMM-280: Intercultural Communications. This is a 3-credit, online course offered by the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. Students will attend the course online, and the University of Nicosia will issue the transcripts.


Teaching Methods

  • All courses on the Global Business Semester program are University of Nicosia courses taught by University of Nicosia faculty using University of Nicosia syllabi on the University of Nicosia campus. The University of Nicosia issues the transcript for this program.
  • Courses are taught on an intensive schedule and meet for approximately 5 hours per week for the eight weeks that students are in Cyprus for a total of 42 hours of classroom contact hours.
  • Students complement their in-class instruction with about 4 weeks of on-the-ground travel to leading business and financial institutions in London, Paris, New Delhi, Bangalore, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.
  • While the travel portion is a required part of this program and linked to the curriculum, it is not-for-credit.


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