Study Abroad January 2015

UST MBC degree students may be interested in requesting a study abroad course option in their degree plan. UST MBC degree students with at least four core courses completed can submit a written request for a course substitution. Forward a request to businesscom@stthomas.edu for program and degree plan review.

J-term 2015
Global Financial Services (FINC752) in China, Hong Kong, & Taipei
Planned dates: January 9-20, 2015*
Prerequisites: You should have FINC600 completed by fall 2014

Marketing in an Emerging Market (MKTG714) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & Buenos Aries, Argentina
Planned dates: January 17-26, 2015*
Prerequisites: You should have MKTG600 completed by fall 2014

Spring term 2015
Risk Management in a Global Context (MGMT753) in London
Pre-travel class meetings during the spring term, study-travel component at the end of the term
Planned travel dates: May 30-June 7, 2015*
No specific prerequisites

* Given the distances and time changes, you may need an extra day available before and/or after the program dates to travel.

Details and costs of the programs are being finalized, but participants should budget for:

  • Three credits of tuition
  • Airfare from/to Minneapolis (students arrange their own)
  • Estimated program fees of $2400-2800, including housing (double occupancy), group airfare between cities during program (if applicable), ground transportation to corporate visits and cultural activities, group cultural excursions and tours.  Fees can vary by location, number of total days and cities visited, and activities included.
  • Spending money of $300-700 for meals and incidentals (varies by program length and location)
    Visa fees (varies per location and your country of citizenship)

More information will be posted, as available, online at www.stthomas.edu/ustmba/studyabroad

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