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The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program (SSP) is an exciting opportunity for currenthigh school sophomores and juniorsto explore their academic passions and experience what its like to be a college student.

This unique academic program allows students to earn college credit, interact with world class professors, make lasting friendships, and grow as independent thinkers.

Global Business and International Relations – 6 Credit Hours

Students enroll in GBM 102 and POL 203. 

GBM 102. Global Business. 3 Credit Hours. Miami's strategic location at the crossroads of the Americas provides an exciting setting to explore global business and leadership. Gain an overview of practices followed by organizations and individuals doing business in a global environment. Explore the recent globalization phenomenon – why has it flourished as such? Learn key differences that characterize the various countries involved in the global economy. Review trends, including the rewards and challenges, that affect global trade and the investment environment. Investigate critical concepts – the common strategy and structure of international business and the traits that define a global leader. 

Miami Herbert Business School | Instructor(s): Prof. Manuel Sicre

POL 203. Introduction to International Relations. 3 Credit Hours.Introduction to the theory and practice of international relations. Areas covered include: diplomacy, conflict resolution, international institutions and law; great power politics, international political economy, environmental politics, political integration, the evolving state system, and new global challenges. Students have the opportunity to visit a consulate and meet with foreign diplomats in Miami.

College of Arts and Sciences | Dept. of Political Science | Instructor(s): Dr. June Teufel Dreyer

Prerequisites(s): History

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