Business Field Studies: CFS 395-1 & CFS 395-2
Course Type: 4 credits, during Fall, Winter or Spring. Can be taken for 2, 3 or 4 credits in Summer ONLY.
This course will count one credit toward Weinberg Distribution Requirement for Area III: Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Business Field Studies examines the organizational and cultural forms of work and the modern business workplace. Businesses from Wall Street to Silicon Valley have developed different corporate cultures. Understanding key issues and aspects of these cultures will help students find where they can thrive and give them the tools to negotiate issues they will face in their own workplace. Both courses equip students with practical tools to analyze their internship experience through the lens of current issues including globalization and localization, demographic shifts, business ethics, and futurology studies on the future of work. Students engage with the issues drawing on theoretical and practical materials including current events, news, and media.
Types of Internships that relate to the Business Field Studies course:
- Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
- Banking, Private Equity, & Financial Services
- Business Operations, Strategy & Management
- Data Analytics, Market Research, & E-Commerce
- Fashion, Music & Sports
- Start-up & Entrepreneurial
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