Courses2016-2017

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This course provides an introductory focus to the elements of global commerce. The course features three main components: an introduction to the language and forms of business, an overview of accounting fundamentals, and discussion of business ethics. Throughout the course, students will gain significant facility in spreadsheet development and manipulation. CORE 101 is required for all Global Commerce majors and is a prerequisite for CORE 401.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
This course provides a thematic introduction to global commerce, emphasizing the interrelationship of commerce and society. The particular topic of the course will vary dependent upon the instructors' choice, but students in all sections will explore the relationship of commerce and society from an interdisciplinary perspective, emphasizing the ways in which the economy and trade are connected to culture, social movements, and other global factors. Students in the course will also design their Global Focus and write a research proposal that identifies and describes a problem or critical question related to commerce and society. This course ideally is team-taught. CORE 201 is required for all Global Commerce majors and is a prerequisite for CORE 401. It normally would be taken during the sophomore year.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
The course explores the determination of exchange rates and global interest rates and how they can be affected by national monetary policies. The historical and institutional development of the global financial system will be investigated with an emphasis on the differential effects of international finance on developed and developing countries. CORE 301 is required for all Global Commerce majors and is a prerequisite for CORE 401.
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
This course serves as the capstone to the Global Commerce major. The senior seminar will provide students with a significant research experience culminating in the GC Senior Experience: either a) the creation of a significant research project or b) the accomplishment of a significant applied experience including a sophisticated reflective component. Both forms of the GC Senior Experience will culminate in a public presentation of that describes and assesses the work. Both forms must also incorporate elements of the Global Focus or transnational perspective developed as a component of the major. Alongside the development of the GC Senior Experience, students will also explore advanced scholarly work on the topic of Global Commerce. CORE 401 is required for all Global Commerce majors.