Summer Study

The purpose of the Summer Study Abroad Programs is to provide an opportunity for students to complete part of their studies in a foreign location, thus gaining valuable international experience while simultaneously working towards their degree. This program will enhance the students' international and intercultural education. The Summer Study Abroad experience will allow students to contrast their current image of the world and acquire first hand knowledge about business strategies pursued by other countries on the international scene.

Undergraduate Programs

Rome, Italy

Course

MGT 110: Administration and Organizational Behavior (6 units)

Prerequisite: BA 105W. Not open to students with credit in MGT 104 or MGT 106. Development of management skills with emphasis on organization, communication networks, leadership, reward systems, conflict management, change, ethics, and stress. Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises.

Course Schedule

Fresno Campus: June 10, 2019 — June 28, 2019

Rome Campus: July 7, 2019 — July 20, 2019

Rome Tentative Schedule (PDF Format)

Cost Structure

Unit Cost
6 units $2,700

Cost includes: Tuition Fees, Housing in Rome, Travel Health Insurance, Cultural and Corporate Visits.

Not includes: Airfare, Meals, and Textbooks.

How to Apply

  • Student must have a Current Fresno State Campus GPA of 2.5 or above to qualify for the Summer Study Abroad Program.
  • Limited space available

STEP 1 - Application

  • Online Application starts: January 1, 2019
  • Application ends: March 4, 2019.

STEP 2 - Notification Letter

A notification letter will be sent out by email during the second week of March, or when the program is filled.

STEP 3 - Register for the Course

The registration deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

STEP 4 - Payment

The payment deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

NO REFUND IS AVAILABLE AFTER MARCH 22, 2019.

STEP 5 - Visa Information

  • If you have an American Passport, you DO NOT need to apply for a visa.
  • If you have a Foreign Passport, you will need to visit the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco to find out if you need a visa for Rome. Select the "Reason of your Stay" as "Tourism" while searching on their website.

Barcelona, Spain

Courses

FIN 120: Principles of Finance (4 units)

Prerequisites: ACCT 4A; DS 71; BA 105W or ENGL 160W (BA or ENGL course may be taken concurrently). Introduction to corporate financial management, investments, and financial institutions. Focus on financial policy, analysis, and valuation in a global environment. Topics include capital markets, risk and return, financial planning, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and working capital management.

MGT 110: Administration and Organizational Behavior (6 units)

Prerequisite: BA 105W. Not open to students with credit in MGT 104 or MGT 106. Development of management skills with emphasis on organization, communication networks, leadership, reward systems, conflict management, change, ethics, and stress. Case analysis, written projects, small group exercises.

MKTG 100s: Marketing Concepts (4 units)

Recommended for first semester juniors. Prerequisite or corequisite: BA 105W or ENGL 160W. Learn how marketing activities such as pricing, promotion, packaging, and distributing goods and services in international, national, profit, not-for-profit, service, consumer, and industrial markets are used to facilitate satisfaction of consumer needs. S sections include a service-learning requirement (see Students for Community Service.)

Course Schedule

Fresno Campus: June 10, 2019 — June 28, 2019

Barcelona Campus: July 14, 2019 — July 27, 2019

Barcelona Tentative Schedule (PDF Format)

Cost Structures

Unit Cost
4 units $2,550
6 units $2,700
8 units $3,000

Cost includes: Tuition Fees, Housing in Barcelona, Travel Health Insurance, Cultural and Corporate Visits.

Not includes: Airfare, Meals, and Textbooks.

How to Apply

  • Student must have a Current Fresno State Campus GPA of 2.5 or above to qualify for the Summer Study Abroad Program.
  • Limited space available

STEP 1 - Application

  • Online Application starts: January 1, 2019
  • Application ends: March 4, 2019.

STEP 2 - Notification Letter

A notification letter will be sent out by email during the second week of March, or when the program is filled.

STEP 3 - Register for the Course(s)

The registration deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

STEP 4 - Payment

The payment deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March. 

NO REFUND IS AVAILABLE AFTER MARCH 22, 2019.

STEP 5 - Visa Information

  • If you have an American Passport, you DO NOT need to apply for a visa.
  • If you have a Foreign Passport, you will need to visit the Consulate of Spain in San Francisco to find out if you need a visa for Barcelona.
  • If you need a visa for Barcelona, apply for the "Short Stay Schengen Visa for Tourismwhile searching on their website.

Sydney, Australia

Courses

MGT 124. Production/Operations Management (4 units)

Prerequisites: DS 123, BA 105W, and MGT 110. Production/operations systems and problems in manufacturing and service organizations, including product development and process selection; facility location and design; operations planning and control; materials handling; inventory and quality control; project management. Lecture discussion; computer simulation.
                     

MGT 187. Seminar in Strategic Management (3 units)

Prerequisites: last-semester senior, completion of CSB core requirements: BA 105W, DS 123, FIN 120, IS 130, MGT 110, and MKTG 100s. Focuses on strategic management, industry analysis, global competitive environment, formulation and implementation of strategy, ethical issues, mergers and acquisitions, and management of strategic alliances. Case analysis/computer simulations included.                      

*Even though MGT 124 is normally a prerequisite for MGT 187, you can take both courses concurrently as long as you fulfill the other pre-requisite requirements.

Course Schedule

Fresno Campus: May 20, 2019 — June 12, 2019

Sydney Campus: June 15, 2019 — June 29, 2019

Sydney Tentative Schedule (PDF Format)

Cost Structures

Units Cost
3 units $2,400
4 units $2,550
7 units $2,850

Cost includes: Tuition Fees, Housing in Sydney, Travel Health Insurance, Cultural and Corporate Visits.

Not includes: Airfare, Meals, and Textbooks.

How to Apply

  • Student must have a Current Fresno State Campus GPA of 2.5 or above to qualify for the Summer Study Abroad Program.
  • Limited space available

STEP 1 - Application

  • Online Application starts: January 1, 2019
  • Application ends: March 4, 2019.

STEP 2 - Notification Letter

A notification letter will be sent out by email during the second week of March, or when the program is filled.

STEP 3 - Register for the Course(s)

The registration deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

STEP 4 - Payment

The payment deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March. 

NO REFUND IS AVAILABLE AFTER MARCH 22, 2019.

STEP 5 - Visa Information


Graduate Program

Sydney, Australia

Courses

*You can select one or two courses from the three courses listed below.*

MBA 241. Seminar in Comparative - Human Resource and Industrial Relations Systems (3 units)

Analysis of human resource and industrial relations practices of transnational and multinational corporations operating in the global environment. Particular emphasis on the emergence, evaluation, structures, functions and challenges of labor movements in developed and less developed countries. Lecture and cases.

MBA 261. Seminar in Global Marketing and E-Business (3 units)

Analysis of problems of produce design, channel structure, promotion, and inter-organization cooperation and control in international marketing. Negotiation, bargaining, and contracting across national boundaries. Special emphasis on the importance of logistics in generating customer satisfaction in both domestic and international markets.

MBA 281. International Business (3 units)

Examination of current topics related to international business. Areas of study will include but are not limited to international marketing, finance, logistics, regulatory environments, trade including import/export concerns, the transition of economies, and relevant political environments. Lecture and cases.

Class Schedule

Fresno Campus:

Online classes - May 20, 2019 - June 13, 2019

Live lecture(s) on Saturday: June 1, 2019

Sydney Campus:

June 15, 2019 - June 29, 2019

Program Tentative Schedule (PDF Format)

Cost Structures

Units Cost
3 units $3,250
6 units $3,900

Cost includes: Tuition Fees, Housing in Sydney, Travel Health Insurance, Cultural and Corporate Visits.

Not includes: Airfare, Meals, and Textbooks.

How to Apply

STEP 1 - Application

  • Online Application starts: January 1, 2019
  • Application ends: March 4, 2019.

STEP 2 - Course Prerequisites Approval Form

If you are from a CSU campus other than Fresno, please obtain a signature from your Graduate Office for official approval. Print out the Course Prerequisites Approval Form by clicking HERE

Please scan and email the Course Prerequisites Approval Form as an attachment to Crystal at lcui@csufresno.edu by March 4, 2019.

STEP 3 - Transcript

If you are from other campuses applicants, please print out your Unofficial Transcript and submit it along with Course Prerequisites Approval Form.

Please email the unofficial transcript as attachment to Crystal at lcui@csufresno.edu by March 4, 2019.

STEP 4 - Notification Letter

A notification letter will be sent out by email by the second week of March.

STEP 5 - Register for the Course(s)

The registration deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

STEP 6 - Payment

The payment deadline is March 22, 2019. Detailed instructions will be provided during the second week of March.

NO REFUND IS AVAILABLE AFTER MARCH 22, 2019. 

STEP 7 - Visa Information

International Travel Information

For more information about international travel, please visit the website: Travel.State.Gov.

The Passport Place at Fresno State

The Passport Place at Fresno State - getting a passport is easier than ever!

If you have a passport, make sure it has blank pages in it and that it will be valid for the specified number of months after your return.  This varies by country but six months is a common requirement.

If you don't have a passport, you may visit The Passport Place at Fresno State. It is located in the Education Building, Room 140.


For more information, please visit: The Passport Place at Fresno State.

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