Business Spanish

Universidad de Salamanca

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Spanish

  • Host University

    Universidad de Salamanca

  • Location

    Salamanca, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business, Grammar, Hospitality and Tourism Management, International Business, Linguistics, Modern Languages, Phonetics and Phonology, Spanish, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level

    Intermediate, Advanced, Superior

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    1. The work environment: a) the labor market: ways of looking for employment, b) analysis of job opportunities compared to Europe and other countries, c) professional skills.
    2. The business world: a) functions and departments: different models of businesses, b) business, professional, and union associations.
    3. Banking: a) the Spanish bank model, b) characteristics, relationships, and functions of private and public banks, c) the oligarchy of the big banks: banking groups.
    4. The stock market: a) internal and external financing, b) the market economy: capital, income, and investments, c) market values: types and characteristics.
    5. Commercial and industrial world: 1) industry: location and main industrial sectors, b) national and multinational industry, c) problems of the Spanish industry.
    6. Marketing: a) marketing, b) the big marketing companies.
    7. Tourism: a) Spanish tourist sector, b) new technologies.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.