EARN A GLOBAL BUSINESS MINOR DURING SUMMER STUDY ABROAD!!
This program is designed exclusively for non-business majors who desire an understanding of the fundamentals of business in a multicultural environment while earning a business minor designation on their degree.
This program is specifically designed for students who are interested in adding business acumen to their liberal arts major in order to diversify their practical knowledge and skills. Classes will be held at the historic University College Dublin (UCD) and the experience includes excursions and tours in Dublin and other parts of Ireland. To learn more about the program from the student perspective, watch the Global Business Minor video
Coursework in marketing, finance, management and special topics that will provide students with unique insights into global markets.
The curriculum will be taught by W&M faculty and will be delivered as:
- 1 week on campus at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business;
- 3 weeks via online learning; and
- 8 weeks in Ireland at University College Dublin.
Start Date: 05/13/2019
End Date: 06/07/2019
Residency Week at W&M:
Start Date: 05/20/2019
End Date: 05/24/2019
Dublin, Ireland (University College Dublin):
Start Date: 06/09/2019
End Date: 08/03/2019
The curriculum for the minor will include 16 credits of coursework, 15 credits of which will be earned during the summer experience. Students must have either passed BUAD 203 Principles of Accounting prior to the start of the program or must have the ability in their schedule to take this course in a subsequent semester at William & Mary prior to graduation (with special permission) in order to earn the minor designation. Students graduating in August 2019 are not eligible to receive the Global Business Minor on their transcript.
Courses taught in Dublin will be:
BUAD 310 Marketing in an International Environment (3 credits)
BUAD 320 Finance in an International Environment (3 credits)
BUAD 411 Management in an International Environment (3 credits)
BUAD 493 Special Topics in an International Environment (3 credits)
1 week course at W&M prior to trip (3 credits)
Students who participate in the Global Business Minor program are not eligible to pursue a business major or another business minor at the business school. The business fee minor surcharge will not apply to this program.
Students who participate are NOT required to accept the minor designation for courses completed.
Students who submit applications must also participate in a brief interview process which will be coordinated through the undergraduate business office.
Student Reference Guide 2019.pdf
for Summer 2019: $17,990
Scholarships: $100,000 available for this program.
Application Deadline ($75): February 25, 2019, Announcements on Feb 28
Deposit Deadline ($1,000): March 1, 2019
Balance Due: April 1, 2019