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School of Accounting

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Spring Break in Central Florida

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Join us for an exciting week at the Walt Disney World® Resort in sunny central Florida!  This week long travel course will provide you with behind-the-scenes access to one of the United States’ most successful companies.  We will work with Walt Disney Company cast members to take a closer look at the company’s leadership style, approach to teamwork, incorporation of creativity into the workplace, and unmatched customer service.  We will explore the various aspects of business in which the Walt Disney Company operates and gain hands on experience through discussion with Walt Disney Company cast members in the accounting and finance field, compete in a theme park simulation that provides students with the opportunity to apply data analytics and visualization concepts, and have the chance to hear from a retired Executive VP of Operations with the Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida (FL). 

Courses:

ACCT 4723, 5723
Expanding accounting horizons in the U.S.: The Walt Disney Company (See pre-reqs below for ACCT)

Pre-Requisites:

  •  Completion of ACCT 2103 and ACCT 2203 and gateway exam, 
     
  • ACCT 3003, or 
     
  • ACCT 2003 with permission (Can Substitute ACCT 5183 and ACCT 5283)

  • ACCT 4930 Accounting Technology Tools I & ACCT 4930 Accounting Technology Tools II, or equivalent.  Can be taken as Co-Requisites

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

Travel Dates:

March 14 - 20, 2020

Meeting Dates:

  • January 12, 2020
  • March 13, 2020
  • April 3, 2020

Instructors:

Angela Spencer

Angela Spencer,
School of Accounting

Alyssa Vowell

Alyssa Vowell,
School of Accounting

 

Fee:

$2,300 + Airfare

Program fee covers tuition, lodging (six nights at Disney Resorts), and transportation to all group activities and meetings. Some meals and 5-day theme park admission are also included in the program cost. The School of Accounting will assist in organizing your air travel but it is your responsibility to purchase your own ticket. The program fee will be charged to your bursar as scheduled below.

Payment Schedule:

Date Amount Description
----- $200 To be charged upon application acceptance (non-refundable)
October 15, 2019 $971.70 Program Fee
January 16, 2020 $1,128.30 Tuition Fee

ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

*A $200 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit will be charged to your bursar once application has been submitted. This amount is included in the total price of the trip, however, if you choose to not attend the trip for any reason the $200 deposit WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

*NOTE: If the program fee charge date above has passed when applying and submitting the application, all charges (deposit, fees and tuition) will be applied to your bursar and will be NON-REFUNDABLE.

*If you withdraw through the School of Accounting (439 Business Building or osu-soa@okstate.edu) after the program fee and program tuition charge date(s), listed above, has passed this WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

To Apply:

Please check with your academic advisor before applying to any of our study abroad courses.

To Drop:

Please visit our office at 439 Business Building.

September 27, 2019 by 5 pm

Must contact the School of Accounting office by 5 pm

More Info:

School of Accounting
439 Business Building
osu-soa@okstate.edu