International Finance and Banking

An International Business Field of Study for MIB Students

The four fields of study that are the International Business fields for the MIB degree include: International Finance and Banking; Strategic Management and International Consultancy; Marketing; and Public and NGO Management. Students in the MIB program must complete one of these four International Business Fields of Study along with one International Affairs (MALD/PhD) Field of Study. MIB students must complete a minimum of three course credits in a single field to fulfill the International Business Field of Study requirement. Modular courses (1/2 credit courses) must be matched up to make a full credit. Each field has one required course credit and two elective course credits. An asterisk (*) denotes the required course for the field. Through petition to the Committee on Student Academic Programs, MALD students may offer one of the MIB International Business Fields of Study. However, it should be noted that in doing so, they are ineligible to officially offer the International Business Relations Field toward their plan of study. Note: MIB students are not permitted to offer the International Affairs Field of Study, International Business Relations, to satisfy one of their field requirements.

  • This field of study requires the completion of a minimum of three course credits from the list below, including one required class and two electives.

  • Of the two electives, at least one full credit must come from Group I.

  • An asterisk (*) denotes a required course for the field.

  • Modular (1/2 credit) courses must be matched up to make one-credit.

  • For specific information on if courses are being offered, please refer to the "Key" below, as well as the linked course description which provides the semester timing.
  • As a reminder, please note:
    • A course may be counted for credit in only one Field of Study.
    • In those cases where a course is listed in more than one Field of Study, the student may choose the Field of Study in which it is to be credited.
    • Courses, however, may be used to meet both Divisional Breadth requirements and Field of Study requirements simultaneously.
  • Faculty Supervisor of this Field of Study: Professor Laurent L. Jacque

Courses:

*EIB B221 International Financial Management
Group I: Select one full credit from the following list
EIB B208 Financial Statement Analysis
EIB B209m Managerial Accounting
EIB B220 Global Financial Services
EIB B226 Large Investment and International Project Finance
EIB B229 Global Investment Management
Group II: Select one credit from the following or from Group I list
EIB E233m Finance, Growth, and Business Cycles
[EIB B225m]
Corporate Finance and Banking: A Comparative East Asian Perspective
EIB B227 Islamic Banking and Finance
EIB B234 Strategic Management in Privatizing and Deregulating Industries

KEY
*
This course is required for constitution of the field.
++ Any one of these courses may be used as the required course in the field.
+ Any one of these courses may be used as the second required course in the field.
[ ] Bracketed courses are those not offered 2014-2015.
Unless otherwise indicated, students need three course credits to complete a field of study. Modular courses count as one-half credit and if listed in a field, two must be taken to complete one course credit.


Professors with Expertise in the Field:
  • Jonathan Brookfield
  • Laurent L. Jacque
  • Jeswald W. Salacuse
  • Patrick J. Schena
  • Joel P. Trachtman
  • Phil Uhlmann
  • Ibrahim Warde
  • Kim Wilson
  • Lawrence A. Weiss

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