Textbooks for Forum-Nexus Courses

Students are responsible for buying (or renting) the required books and having them on the first day of classes. To find the required texts for your class, please reference the course syllabus found on the course catalog page.

We recommend renting or buying the e-textbook version of each book through Amazon (where available) to carry less weight.


Understanding the European Union: A Concise Introduction, 8th Edition

by John McCormick
Kindle Edition
Red Globe Press, 2020

Cultural Intelligence: Surviving and Thriving in the Global Village, 3rd Edition

by David Thomas and Kerr Inkson
Paperback or Kindle edition recommended
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2017

Understanding Italy: A practical and funny guide for expats

by Nadia Plamadeala
Kindle Edition
Multicultural You, 2017

International Marketing, 5th Edition

by Pervez Ghauri and Philip Cateora
Kindle Edition
McGraw-Hill, 2021

International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace, 13th Edition

by Charles Hill
Kindle Edition
McGraw Hill, 2020

The History of Western Art

by Peter Whitfield
Kindle Edition
Naxos Publishers, 2012

An Art Lover's Guide to Florence

by Judith Testa
Kindle Edition
Northern Illinois University Press, 2012

Rome Is Love Spelled Backward: Enjoying Art and Architecture in the Eternal City

by Judith Testa
Kindle Edition
Northern Illinois University Press, 1998

Textbooks for SIS Courses

To find the required and recommended readings for a Supervised Independent Study (SIS) course, please review the course syllabus. All syllabi can be found here:

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