SILVER CITY – Three pupils from Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, commenced an trade with the Western New Mexico University very last week. Undergraduates Rebeca Portillo Parra, Rita Paulina Escalante Alegría and Ivanna María Chavarría Martínez will commit a few semesters learning promoting in the WNMU College of Business enterprise in buy to receive double degrees — a person from every institution.
WNMU School of Company features twin degrees and scholar trade systems as a consequence of signed memorandums of being familiar with with 4 partner universities, together with:
- College of Sonora,
- College of Puerto Rico Mayagüez,
- Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, and
- Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Puebla.
Collaborating with international universities to supply dual degree courses is an massive hard work that school initiate and in the long run undertake for the reward of members.
“These discussions acquire prolonged hours of supplemental planning and curriculum equivalency negotiations,” reported Dr. Miguel A. Vicéns, who is associate dean of the WNMU University of Business.
The agreement WNMU School of Business holds with College of Sonora was proven two years ago and will allow students to full a advertising and marketing degree at College of Sonora alongside with a management or a promoting diploma at WNMU. Learners can decide on in between the two business focuses at WNMU, which guarantees members in condition tuition.
As a end result of this MOU in distinct, WNMU graduated four learners past yr — all of which received twin levels.
So far, there have been no members in the other program founded with this MOU: a twin degree in worldwide company from College of Sonora and in administration from WNMU.
The method has economic support from the Institute of Scholarships and Educational Credit score and the College of Sonora in equal elements, and is designed much more accessible by a exclusive WNMU tuition price, as set up in the 2019 settlement.
In buy to take part, pupils have to score above 550 points in the TOEFL, be admitted to WNMU, and get a student visa.
Participating in the unique double degree mobility application enables students to discover and get paid qualifications from an accredited American college, but the knowledge will also foster own expansion as students also master about other cultures and methods of considering. Moreover, earning a double degree will give graduates with amplified job opportunity and, as a final result, improved economic options.