Academic Year 2, 2019/2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics

Courses

Course list Academic Year 2, 2019/2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics

Academic Year 2, 2019/2020: University of Economics - International Business & Economics (August 30, 2019 - May 16, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGY1219

Students will enroll in the following during the Fall Semester:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)
  • Up to 15 credits at University of Economics to maintain full-time student status
  • All students are required to take beginning Czech Language as one of their courses. Students who have already taken Czech language and would like to opt out of the beginning Czech language course must complete a language proficiency exam upon arrival to determine whether they may do so.

Students will enroll in the following during the Spring Semester:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met and not available in Fall.
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail) OPTIONAL
  • Up to 15 credits at University of Economics to maintain full-time student status
  • All students are required to take beginning Czech Language as one of their courses. Students who have already taken Czech language and would like to opt out of the beginning Czech language course must complete a language proficiency exam upon arrival to determine whether they may do so.

VERITAS COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here)

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

  • Syllabi available upon request.
See Course Disclaimer
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Beginning
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary Czech [CEP001]
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Taught In English
Courses:

International Business & Economics

Courses:
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cultural History of the Czech Lands [IP_327]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing [IP_315]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Security and International Institutions [IP_308]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Business and International Trade [IP_331]
46 ECTS Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Globalization and World Politics [IP_317]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Finance [IP_335]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Management [IP_314]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Marketing Communications [IP_340]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Relations [IP_334]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Strategy [IP_312]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing in Central and Eastern Europe [IP_323]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Product Brand Marketing [IP_310]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology and Sociology in Organization [IP_309]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Courses are weighted according to the ECTS system. Each course is 46 contact hours, worth 7 ECTS credits. Per the University of Economics, Prague (UEP), 7 ECTS credits represent 3 U.S. semester credits.Transcripts are issued in U.S. semester credit hours.

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Academic Year 1, 2019/2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Academic Year 1, 2019/2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Academic Year 1, 2019/2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (August 30, 2019 - May 16, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGY1119

Students will enroll in the following in the Fall semester:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail) required 
  • Up to 15 credits at Charles University to maintain full-time student status
  • While there is no language pre-requisite for this program, all students must complete the two-week intensive Czech Language course for 45 total contact hours.

Students will enroll in the following in the Spring semester:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Global Missions Perspectives (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met (if not taken in the Fall)
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail) OPTIONAL
  • Up to 15 credits at Charles University to maintain full-time student status

​VERITAS COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here)

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

  • Syllabi available upon request.
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