Sam Houston State University

Study Abroad Program in Japan

Momoyama Gakuin University
(St. Andrews University)
Osaka, Japan
July 5 – August 3, 2012
(Summer II, 2012)

Courses Offered

ECON 3341: Comaprative Economic Systems*

This course will focus on a comparison of the economic system in Japan with those in other advanced countries including the United States. It will also discuss the contributions of history, society, and culture to the evolution of the economic system.The class will comprise lectures by the instructor, invited scholars from host institution and businesses, and visits to business sites. 

ECON 3344: Contemporary International Issues in Economics*

This course will focus on issues related to international trade between Japan and the U.S. It will further include a detailed comparative analysis of the financial systems in both countries with special emphasis on monetary policy and central banking. This course will also discuss how the current financial crisis has affected Japan and the US economy. The class will comprise lectures by the instructor, invited scholars from host institution and businesses, and visits to business sites.   

             
* If you have taken these classes or you need to take other business electives,  these courses can be substituted for other 300/400 level economics and other business classes. These courses can be taken for graduate credit with prior approval from the departmet chair and the associate dean.

 

Cost Estimates

Airfare + Accommodations* + Field Trips + Guest Lectures = $3,699.00 ($3,749.00 if signed up after December 9, 2011)

Plus tuition at SHSU for 6 credit hours

* Shared apartments or home-stay with host families

Important:

Benefits

1.  It is a life-time opportunity

2.   It will enhance your career opportunities. Your exposure to international businesses environment will be an attractive credential for many jobs that require understanding of global business environment  

 

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