Changes in culture, technology and in the global marketplace are impacting economics in the United States especially in the fields of business and healthcare education. As well, historic perceptions about the capabilities and potential of students based in the United States continue to be a barrier to accomplishment. This fact is compounded by significant competition from youth within several developing nations including China and India. Students based in the United States must be prepared to compete in a global arena. A primary focus of this curriculum is to combine humanities, liberal arts and STEM disciplines in preparing students to collaborate while competing in a highly competitive global market.