International Study: Non-UF Students

Application Instructions

These are the application guidelines for non-UF students interested in participating in a Warrington College of Business Study Abroad program:

Call 352-273-0151 and request a telephone or SKYPE appointment with Lucy DiLeo to discuss the program details and admission requirements.

Compile the following documentation and mail to:

Lucy DiLeo
University of Florida - Heavener School of Business
PO Box 117160
Gainesville, FL 32611-7160

  1. Statement of Purpose:
    1. Indicate the program and term you wish to apply to
    2. State why you want to participate in a UF-Warrington program
    3. List the courses you plan to take abroad - business and on-site:
      • Two UF business courses are required for the Rome and Paris programs
      • One UF business course may be selected:
        • If three on-site courses are chosen in Madrid
        • If studying abroad during the summer term at any location
      • Two on-site FIE classes must be chosen for the fall/spring London program in addition to the required British Life and Business and the International Internship Course – select two classes from the FIE list.

      Choose UF electronic platform business classes from the list below:

      • Principles of Management - MAN3025

        Credits: 4; Prereq: sophomore standing and completion of one of the following: ECO 2013 Macroeconomics, ECO 2023 Microeconomics or AEB 2014 Economic Issues, Food and You.

        Fundamentals of management underlying the solution of problems of organization and operation of business enterprises. (General Education Social Science)

      • Principles of Marketing - MAR3023

        Credits: 4; Prereq: sophomore standing and completion of one of the following: ECO 2013 Macroeconomics, ECO 2023 Microeconomics or AEB 2014 Economic Issues, Food and You.

        Functions, institutions and methods of marketing goods and services. Relates marketing to the larger economic structure and emphasizes the importance of the consumer. (General Education Social Science)

      • Legal Environment of Business - BUL4310

        Credits: 4; Prereq: junior or sophomore standing with ECO 2023 Microeconomics completed.

        Introduction to the legal environment of business and organizations. Emphasis is on public and regulatory law and on the social, political and ethical aspects of legal issues in business.

      • Principles of Entrepreneurship - ENT3003

        Credits: 4.

        Practical, hands-on understanding of the stages of entrepreneurial process. Focus on the decision-making process within a start-up company

      • International Business - GEB3373 (fall/spring ONLY)

        Credits: 4; Prereq: MAN 3025 Principles of Management, MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing and FIN 3403 Business Finance.

        This course is designed to expose the student to the business environments (culture, politics, laws and economics) encountered in other parts of the world; to the tools needed to analyze the potential of other countries for production, distribution and marketing; to how international operations differ from those of domestic; and to the broad perspective required for international managers.

      Course syllabi are available.

      Choose on-site courses according to program parameters:

      • UF in Rome

        Choose two classes - one class in Italian language is required:

        • Italian Language
          • Beginner
          • Intermediate
          • Advanced
        • Electives taught in English:
          • Government & Politics of Western Europe
          • Current Terrorist Movements
          • International Relations
          • Survey of Art & Architecture
          • Italian Sketchbook
          • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
          • Religions of the World
      • UF in Paris

        Choose three classes - one class in French language is required:

        • French Language
          • Beginning French 1 and 2
          • Intermediate French Conversation
          • Advanced French Conversation
          • Contemporary France
          • Women Writers in France
        • Electives taught in English:
          • Art & Architecture in France
          • Politics of Revolution
          • Economics of Poverty and Income Inequality
          • Religions of the World
          • Metaphysics
      • UF in Madrid

        Select two or three courses by completing Spanish Course Selections Document (a comprehensive list of course offerings). Submit this document with your packet of materials.

        Spanish Course Selections:

        In order to determine the correct language placement, complete the Spanish Level test, print your responses and include with your packet.

      • UF in London

        Complete the FIE Administration application form

        Required course:

        • British Life and Business course

        Select three courses:

        • International Internship Course - if internship is desired
        • On-site FIE courses selected from the FIE list
  2. An official Transcript from your home university
  3. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  4. Letter from Dean / Academic Advisor or SUS Student Transient form

    A letter from your college dean or academic advisor indicating his/her approval of your participation and confirmation that the credits earned through the UF program will be used to meet degree requirements. Please have the letter outline the specific degree requirements which will be met.

    OR

    SUS (State University System (Florida institutions – FIU, USF, FAU, UNF, UWF, FGCU, New College, etc.) students:

    • Download and complete a paper copy of the Transient Student Form.
    • Get an approval signature by the college dean and academic advisor from your university.
    • Include signed form in your materials packet to be sent to Lucy DiLeo at the address above.

    DO NOT USE the electronic site (Florida Virtual Campus) as the Transient Student Form must be a paper-copy for students to be able to continue receiving the Bright Futures Scholarships for these institutions.

    If you are a student at FSU (Florida State Univ) or UCF (University of Central Florida), you MUST USE the electronic site, Florida Virtual Campus (www.flvc.org). In the comments section of the Transient Student Admissions Application Form, please write:

    “I'm applying for the University of Florida study abroad program in _______ (city) with Warrington.”

When the application materials listed above are received, you will be sent a checklist with information on additional items needed and the required deadline dates. If you have any questions, please contact us via email (lucy.dileo at warrington.ufl.edu) or 352-273-0151.

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