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Take a business class, improve your English, and earn credit for your college degree at Hamline University this summer! Download full Information sheet on this program. Goals:
Overview of the Program:
The course explores the world of business in a globalized setting. It will specifically look at the role that culture plays in the global business environment of today. How does it show up? How does it affect business strategies and planning? What are the challenges that today’s businesses are facing in serving numerous cultures? The course will look at companies that have successfully and unsuccessfully dealt with the cultural context in their business. It will explore different cultural models and theories that attempt to describe and help bridge the gaps between cultures. This will be achieved through reading texts, studying current trends and class discussion. Students will also partake in a supplemental English course developed to strengthen their English skills.Students will be able to participate in a variety of evening and weekend activities such as a Mississippi River tour (Mississippi National River and Recreation Area), Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota History Center, Mall of America, Minnesota State Capitol Building, Saint Paul Basilica, Saint Paul Saints Baseball game, Shopping at Albertville Outlet Mall, Bowling, Lake Calhoun visit, and the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. If there is ever inclement weather then other trips or activities will be substituted. We also have on-campus activities (BBQ, volleyball, etc.).
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Accommodation: Students will reside in Hamline residence halls in rooms of 2 - 4 students. Restrooms are on each floor. Laundry rooms with washers and dryers are on-site and free to use. Activity Leaders for the Summer Language Institute will live in the residence halls with students. There is also a Resident Hall Director that lives on site along with a 24/7 Safety and Security office on campus. Students will receive breakfast, lunch and dinner (Monday - Friday). Brunch and dinner will be served on Saturday and Sundays. All meals will be served in Sorin Dining Hall by Dining Services.
The program cost for summer 2012 is $4,784 USD. This includes all tuition for both the business course and supplemental language training, in-country transportation from the airport, housing, food, and programs. Flights and SEVIS fee are not included. Students are eligible for a Hamline transcript. Program Eligibility Requirements:
More information on Admissions can be found on the Admissions page. We are able to accommodate groups of students from overseas universities and create special courses if requested, if you would like additional information please contact the International and Off Campus (IOCP) office.
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