Business Spanish I (SPAN 418, 4 Credits)
For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. (Formerly SPAN 318.) Prerequisite: Any 300-level SPAN course or appropriate score on placement test. An exploration of business contexts and practices in the Spanish-speaking world, taught entirely in Spanish. The objective is to use knowledge of diverse business cultures to communicate and interact effectively in a business environment. Topics include contemporary economic conditions in various Spanish-speaking areas (including those within the United States), enterprise, management, human resources, and cultural issues that influence the workplace. Assignments include preparing a job-search portfolio and making a business presentation, both in Spanish. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: SPAN 315, SPAN 318, or SPAN 418.