Program Dates

On-campus coursework begins May 6, 2018

Travel Dates: May 13 - June 3, 2019

Application Deadline & Fee

February 8, 2019; $75

 

Program Details

Students will immersed themselves in the business cultureand vocabulary in Spain . With three weeks in this prospero us country, students will be exposed to witness with their own eyes strategies used by small and big companies to developand promote their products. They will experience how business passed from generation to generation combined with modern technology are revolutionizing global marketsInterwoven traditions deepened in the core of the Spanish culture to support and make advances , not only in theSpanish economy, but also making a difference in globa lmarkets never thought before . Among others, we will visit Zara, a well-recognized fashio n company, where business started and continue manufacturing its goods in houses of many natives in the little communities in Northern Spain.

Located in Barcelona, SEAT is the largest automobile company in Spain since 1950 . It is the perfect setting for students to appreciate how a small company become s the top one in the country and remains in first position for such along time. Students will have the opportunity to experience the academic world in Madrid by attending marketing and business classes at the Univesidad Complutense of Madrid. On weekends, we have daytrips to selected sites, where students can learn about the development and progre ss of the Spanish economy for centuries. Consider, Jewish heritage (the Jewish are masters of commerce), trading roots from the times of Charlemagne , and othe r stunning finding in the history of traffic exchange .

Program Sites:

  • Barcelona
  • Galicia
  • Madrid

Anticipated Curriculum

*Students are expected to enroll in one or two courses for this study abroad.

LANG 490R Special Topics in Languages
Prerequisite(s): Department Approval and *University Advanced Standing

SPAN 3200 Business Spanish
Prerequisite(s): SPAN 3050 and *University Advanced Standing

*University Advanced Standing - 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5

Students must have taken SPAN 3050

Physical requirements: Significant amount of daily walking, hiking, field trips that involve walking several miles.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee covers housing, some meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), transportation in country, excursions, international insurance.

$2780.00

*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip airfare to Spain (approx $1300)
Meals (approx $500)
Discretionary spending (approx $150)
Passport (approx $135)
All students are required to pay a $75 application fee for all Study Abroad programs.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.

Program Director

Program Director

Dr. Mari de Dios

Lecturer - Spanish

marid@uvu.edu

Professional Page

801-863-6918

Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.