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Global Trade & Commerce Studies

Coordinator: , Associate Provost for Global Affairs

The minor in global trade and commerce studies consists of a total of 15 hours. Candidates for the minor will be required to take INS 260 (Seminar in Global Trade and Commerce Studies) and 12 additional hours in global trade and commerce studies, which must include a study abroad experience for credit. No more than six of the 15 hours for the minor may be taken in a single discipline or in the Schools of Business. The following list contains courses within Wake Forest University that qualify as a global trade and commerce studies course. Courses taken during the study abroad experience which may qualify as a GTCS course also will be reviewed and approved by the coordinator of the minor.

The Wake Forest semester programs in Cambridge, England, and Salamanca, Spain, offer programs tailored for the global trade and commerce minor. In Cambridge, students may take up to four courses in political science, business, and economics that fulfill minor requirements. Through the Salamanca program for GTCS minors, students may choose up to three courses in business and economics that meet the requirements for the minor. For both of these programs, courses count as Wake Forest credit with no pre-approval required for Wake Forest students. Additional information may be obtained from the Center for Global Programs and Studies. Courses taken abroad through Affiliate programs which have a significant international and business/economics focus and have been approved by a WFU department may also be submitted to Dr. Harrison (syllabus required) for individual approval.

REQUIRED COURSE:

INS 260. Seminar in Global Trade and Commerce. (3h) Provides integrative knowledge in global trade and commerce. Focuses on understanding the global environment and the variety of issues associated with global trade and commerce.

ELECTIVE COURSES:

Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of this bulletin. The program coordinator maintains a complete list of all approved elective courses. For course descriptions, see the relevant department’s listings in this publication.

Anthropology

301. Free Trade, Fair Trade: Independent Entrepreneurs in the Global Market. (3h)

337.  Economic Anthropology. (3h)

Accounting

290. International Accounting. (3h)

Business

312. Human Resources Management. (3h) Salamanca only

315. Seminar in Comparative Management. (3h)

322. Global Marketing Strategy. (3h)

375. Capitalism — Foundation and Contemporary Issues

390. International Business Study Tour. (3h)

391. Global Business Studies. (3h) abroad credit only

Chinese

255. Business Chinese. (3h)

Communication

350.  Intercultural Communication. (3h)

351.  Comparative Communication. (3h)

354. International Communication. (3h)

Economics

223. Financial Markets. (3h) Cambridge only

251. International Trade. (3h)

252. International Finance. (3h)

258. Economic Growth and Development. (3h)

271. Selected Areas in Economics. (3h) Salamanca, Cambridge, or pre-approved only

272. Selected Areas In Economics. (3h) Cambridge or pre-approved only

275. Economics of the European Community. (3h) Salamanca only

Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise

322. Religion, Poverty and Social Entrepreneurship. (als0 listed as Religion 245) (3h)

325. Free Trade, Fair Trade: Independent Entrepreneurs in the Global Market. (3h)

Finance

234. International Finance. (3h)

French

329.  Introduction to Business French. (3h)

330.  Advanced Business French. (3h)

German

329. Business German I. (3h)

330. Business German II. (3h)

History

105. Africa in World History. (3h)

108. The Americas and the World. (3h)

109. Asia and the World. (3h)

224. Great Britain since 1750. (3h)

231. Russia and the Soviet Union: 1865 to the Present. (3h)

243. The Middle East since 1500. (3h)

245. Modern China. (3h)

247. Japan since 1800. (3h)

249. Introduction to East Asia. (3h)

261. Modern South Asia. (3h)

275. Modern Latin America. (3h)

310. 20th-Century Eastern Europe. (3h)

314. European Economic and Social History, 1750-1990. (3h)

350. World Economic History: Globalization, Wealth and Poverty, 1500-Present. (3h)

International Development

150. Introduction to International Development. (3h)

Political Science

232. Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe. (3h)

235. European Integration. (3h)

238. Comparative Economic Development and Political Change. (3h)

239. State, Economy and International Competitiveness. (3h)

242. Topics in Comparative Politics. (3h) Cambridge or pre-approved only.

253. International Political Economy. (3h)

256. International Security. (3h)

257. Interamerican Relations. (3h)

260. U.S. and East Asia. (3h)

262. International Organizations. (3h)

Psychology

357.  Cross-Cultural Psychology (3h)

Religion

245. Religion, Poverty and Social Entrepreneurship. (als0 listed as ESE 322) (3h)

Sociology

363.  Global Capitalism. (3h)

Spanish

386. International Business in Spain and Spanish-America (3h)

387. Spanish for Business. (3h)

388. Advanced Spanish for Business. (3h)

389. Internship in Spanish for Business and the Professions. (1.5h-3h)