UMW in the United Kingdom
The U.K. Soccer Experience
|The U.K. Soccer Experience is an experiential three credit special topics Business course. Students will spend classroom time reading, discussing, learning about, and experiencing through various mediums the business aspects of football (soccer) in the U.K. The relationship between the U.K. football environment and the historical, cultural, social, religious, and economic relevance to the U.K. will also be examined. During spring break, join Dr. Dave Henderson and Dr. Ken Machande in England for an intensive look at business aspects of football. While in England, students will visit some of the football clubs they have studied through readings and classroom discussions. Students will also have a chance to meet with club officials to learn about the business aspects of football in the U.K. and to attend multiple football matches.
Students will stay in comfortable local hotels. All accommodations are double occupancy and most include breakfast.
Students will earn 3 course credits for BUAD 471, U.K. Soccer Experience. While taking part in the course, students will:
Class will meet weekly throughout the Spring 2017 semester, with travel during spring break. This course satisfies the Experiential Learning OR Global Inquiry general education requirement by contract with the faculty director. Download Spring 2015 Syllabus.
Requirements & Prerequisites
Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to participate. Per the course catalog, the prerequisites for BUAD 471 are declaring a Business Administration major, permission of the instructor, and permission of the Associate Dean for Faculty. Non-business majors who are interested in the U.K. Soccer Experience should contact Dr. Henderson.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
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