INT 105. World Poverty and World Development 3 credits
This class surveys fundamental issues in international development, including food security, public health, environmental resource management, education, population, gender issues and economic development. The course explores the root causes of hunger and poverty, and assesses various development strategies to address these problems. The course will fulfill one of the General Education course requirements in social science.
INT 228. Cultures & Environments of Global Business 3 credit
(cross-listed as BUS 228)
Cultures & Environments of Global Business is an introductory survey course of global cultures and environments that form the context for business in a diverse and interdependent world. A study of world markets including an analysis of economic, political, cultural and business trends impacting multinational corporations. This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to intercultural and international business issues. Students will develop global awareness and exposure to different cultures. Topics covered include globalization, cultural diversity, ethnicity, nationalism, religion, languages, legal & economic systems, corporate culture, ethics, human rights and resources.
INT 309. International Economics 3 credits
(cross-listed as ECO 309)
Pure theory of international trade. Balance of payments and foreign exchange rates. Commercial policy and the interaction between internal and external equilibrium. International liquidity and the international monetary system. Prerequisites: ECO 201 and 202 or permission of instructor.
INT 310. International Law 3 credits
A course in the principles and issues of international law. Topics covered include: an introduction to U.S. international law, a sample of unique law issues in selected other countries, and principles of dealing with law outside the U.S.
INT 435. International Business (cross-listed as BUS 435) 3 credits
A study of the world market and an analysis of economic, political, cultural and business trends as they influence the multinational corporation. Risk taking, financing and investment are considered. Marketing variations among countries are discussed. Students are required to prepare a research report on the operation of a corporation doing business abroad or of another country’s business system.
INT 469. International Internship 4-16 credits
(cross-listed as BUS 469)
The student is placed in a supervised situation with intensive experiences of culture and language in a country outside the United States. Credit is determined by the length of the stay (usually one credit per week; for at least four weeks) and the intensity of experiences in the placement. Student is responsible for all travel costs and any surcharges as a result of the program selected. Placements are available in nearly every country and will vary according to the agency supervising the internship.
INT 475. Advanced Faith and Learning Integration 3 credits
In the spirit of the mission of Waynesburg University, this course intends to provide junior and senior level students with an unparalleled opportunity to integrate the Bible materials and its history of interpretation to the academic disciplines. Students who wish to engage in this level of theological reflection on vocation should consult with both their academic advisors and with the Chair of the Biblical and Ministry Studies Major Program. See page 117 for further information. This course will not substitute for senior capstone/research courses required in the majors. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing; three credits in BMS courses; 3.0 minimum gpa. (Offered when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit.)
INT 495. Seminar in Selected Topics 3-6 credits
(cross-listed as ECO 495)
A study of selected economics issues. A research paper is required. Prerequisites: 15 semester hours in economics and a 2.5 average in economics or permission of instructor.