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UCV-US Courses

Teaching Education, Psychology, Law, Business & Multimedia and Arts

Any American student can take regular UCV Direct Enrollment courses, “grado” courses, upon his/her Home University advisor´s approval.

This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between the UCV and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

Teaching Education

DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES

FALL SEMESTER 2016

 Teaching Internship 3 US Credits You will have the opportunity to fulfill a teacher training period at a school in Valencia. Depending on the degree you are studying and on your linguistic competence in English and /or Spanish, you will be placed at the school which best fits your needs. While at school, you will have a tutor who will guide you throughout the whole process. Hands-on learning for prospective teachers!

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2016 

Motor Development   & Curriculum 3 US Credits This subject revolves around five main goals, namely, knowing and analyzing thebasic   theoretical   foundations   of   the   'Physical   Activities'   unit;   designing intervention proposals suitable for Early Childhood Education by knowing how to analyze both the context and the needs of the pupils; designing and experiencing teaching-learning activities for the development of the curriculum; analyzing the contribution of P.E. to the integral development of a person; and knowing the learning and motor development fundamentals in Early Childhood Education.

Body Language 3 US Credits This subject revolves around four main goals, namely, knowing and analyzing the basic theoretical foundations of the 'Physical Activities' unit; designing intervention proposals suitable for Early Childhood Education by knowing how to analyze both the context and the needs of the pupils; analyzing the body language as a form of expression and communication, relate it to other forms of expression and check the role it could be playing in the pupils' development; analyzing the contribution of P.E. to the integral development of a person.

Teaching Internship 3 US Credits You will have the opportunity to fulfill a teacher training period at a school in Valencia. Depending on the degree you are studying and on your linguistic competence in English and /or Spanish, you will be placed at the school which best fits your needs. While at school, you will have a tutor who will guide you throughout the whole process. Hands-on learning for prospective teachers!

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-maestro-en-educacion-primaria

  (6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

 

 Psychology

DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES

FALL SEMESTER 2016

 

 

Sleeping Disorders 3 US Credits. Contents: Sleep as a behavior. Sleep neurological basis. Electrophysiology of sleep. Mental activity, immune system and sleep. The dream along the life cycle. Sleep disorders. Chemical control of sleep.

Mediation and Familiar Orientation 3 US Credits. Contents: familiar system. The family-like system; Familiar work, familiar representation; Strategies of communication.  Mediation and familiar direction. Representative principles and Models; The conflict; Techniques and abilities of the mediators; Indications and contraindications. Practical applications. Essential techniques in the Mediation and Familiar Direction. Phases of the Mediation: structure of the mediation process. The Mediation and the children.

Internship (PRACTICUM I and II) 3- 6 US Credits (specifically for psychology and health sciences studies) Practical classes centered in basic skills in assessment and clinical therapy plus 60-hours training rotating in different clinical psychology units of the UCV:  Autism Unit, Psychology University Clinics, Orientation Service, Early attention center for neurodevelopmental problems.

 

Law

No DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES in english at this time

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-derecho 

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

 

Economics, Finance & Bussines Administration

DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES

FALL SEMESTER 2016  

Foundations of Business Management 3 US credits.  The main purpose of the subject is to provide a vision of the reality in which the firms develop their work, contributing to create professionals capable of carrying out work involving management, consulting, and evaluation in production and service organizations, and their functional areas.

Marketing II. 3 US credits. In this subject students study the analysis of operational marketing variables also known as the four "p's". Once settled the strategic marketing skills taught in Marketing I, the student is ready to study the basic strategies of the marketing mix: product, price, place and promotion.

Marketing II

Management II.

3 US credits. The course gives general understanding of management and organizational systems decisions. The general goals of this course are: project management; handle basic programming tools; define product design processes and key issues; explain capacity, location and layout; develop continuous improvement and innovation skills.

Customer Relationship Management. 3 US credits. This course takes a theoretical and practical to activities concerning the establishment of customer relationships and loyalty. Its objectives are: provide students with an understanding of the theory and concepts related to this discipline; integrate the different dimensions of CRM in the corporate business practice, and identify their profits; classify customers according to their behaviour; to understand the novelty and timeliness of Relationship Marketing as a routine practice in the markets.

Microeconomics 3 US Credits Students begin to familiarize with the way economists think and they start to understand the basic working of market economy, the fundamentals of supply and demand, the prices as information for the allocation of resources, and markets with different degrees of competition. Other important concepts taught are: preferences in consumer behavior, budget constraint, and scarcity of resources; as well as elements of the decision of production of a company and the different contexts or market structures in which they operate.

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

Marketing I, 3 US credits. This subject introduces students to the field of marketing. The first topics provide an introduction to marketing through the study of the main marketing concepts. The course then focuses on the study of strategic marketing decisions, addressing the analysis of concepts such as marketing plans, segmentation, and positioning.

Marketing I

Macroeconomics,

3 US credits. In this course students acquire knowledge and skills necessary to understand the changing business environment and to learn how to handle the tools necessary to understand the basic economic problems: growth and business cycles, inflation and unemployment. That also includes how to measure the macroeconomic figures on production and employment levels, with special emphasis on the aggregation methods and the meaning of each variable.

Macroeconomics

Business Growth Strategies, 3 US credits. One of the objectives they have in common most organizations is to achieve sustained growth. Through this course the student will be able to know how to obtain various benefits, such as economies of scale and experience curve effects, or to exploit potential synergies of multiple types, assuring this way the foundations for future profits. This is an introductory course to the different models of existing strategies within the framework of the strategic direction, which objective is the study of the company and its management from a holistic point of view and with a global scope.

Business Growth Strategies

Creativity and Innovation, 3 US credits.

The overall objective of this course is that students acquire basic concepts and tools to implement and operate innovation management in an organization, as well as the skills and values needed to carry out collaborative creative work aimed at achieving objectives of improvement and innovation.

Creativity and Innovation Management

World Economics.

(Economic Growth) 3 US credits. The general goals of this subject are: understanding economic institutions as the result of theoretical and applied representations about how economics works; being able to identify sources of economic relevant information and understand their contents; understanding the interaction of different determinant and additional factors of economic growth, as well as the main school of economic thought.

World Economics

 Entrepreneurship

3 US Credits Analysing entrepreneurial traits, entrepreneurial activities, types of businesses. Develop an entrepreneurial attitude and prepare for creating an own business.

 

Multimedia & Digital Arts 

 The following courses offer class materials, tutorials and turning in of papers and projects in English, but classes are taught in Spanish. No DIRECT ENROLLMENT COURSES in English at this time.

FALL SEMESTER 2016  

Concept design and interactive web projects 3 US Credits · Web/interactive project influence phases. · Establish principles and distinguishing characteristics of interactive design. · Acquire skills in planning processes for interactive projects. · Empowering students to make professional web design and evaluate other Interactive projects, and web environments. · Encouraging critical thinking, analytical and reflective in the new digital media. ·  Meet  design  specifications  of  web  projects,  interactive  features  and  the relationship between user and interface. · Understand interactive design concept, as well as the significance of organizing. · Acquire the basic knowledge about the use of specialized tools in the creation of web projects and their realization in the digital environment. 

SPRING SEMESTER 2016 

· Documentation 3 US Credits  Understand the theoretical and conceptual foundations of the organization of information and documents.

· Know the principles and functions of the Documentation. · Acquire skills in the processes of searching and cataloging documentary. · To train students to perform work of documentary research and documentary analysis of printed, audiovisual information and web environments. · Foster critical, analytical and reflective capacity in the process of search and selection of relevant information for learning and knowledge. ·  Meet  processing  operations  and  document  analysis,  functions  and  the representation of documents later retrieval and dissemination.

· Understand the concept of documentary language and the meaning of knowledge   organization   as   a   language   and   structure   of   any   system of information retrieval. · Acquire basic knowledge about the use of specialized information sources in audiovisual documentation and search for resources in the digital environment.

 For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados/grado-en-multimedia-y-artes-digitales

 (6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

 

Contact information

UCV-US PROGRAM DIRECTOR, EMILIO RAMÓN
Despacho 16080 – Centro de Postgrado
Universidad Católica de Valencia 
C/ Sagrado Corazón, 5
46110 Godella (Spain)

E-mail: emilio.ramon@ucv.es

raquel.blave@ucv.es