Economics, Finance & Business Administration, Psychology, Law, Teaching Education & 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.

Economics, Finance & Business Administration 2018-2019

Direct enrollment courses

Fall semester

Microeconomics / Microeconomía
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.

Microeconomics

Principles of Business Management / Fundamentos de Dirección de Empresas
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.

Principles of Business Management

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

Mathematics for Economics and Business / Matemáticas para Economía y Empresa
3 US credits. The goals of this course are to provide students with the basic training necessary to prepare them for the acquisition of skills in mathematics, understood as a necessary instrumental subject for other materials. In particular, for Statistics, Econometrics and many others, which they need mathematics as a fundamental working tool. Also it meant to develop attitudes of critical thinking, positive attitude towards change or the attraction to the decision-making.

Economics and Business

Strategic Management/ Dirección Estratégica y Política de Empresa.
3 US credits. The general objectives of this course are: 1) understanding the general problems and the decisions that correspond to the strategic direction of an organization; 2) manage the basic tools used in the formulation of strategies and their implementation; 3) develop critical skills, analytical and creative decision-making regarding the strategic direction and to develop communication skills, teamwork and empathy.

Strategic Management

Management II / Sistemas de Información para la Gestión 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.

Management II

Descriptive Statistics / Estadística Descriptiva.
3 US credits. This course studies the three basic tools of descriptive statistics: tables, graphs and statistical parameters that will be useful to transform data sets into useful information for decision making. We also study the probability and the probability distribution models, with particular emphasis on the standard model.

Descriptive Statistics

Corporate Finance I / Finanzas Corporativas I.
US credits. This course develops the long-term financial management by analyzing in detail the investment decisions and corporate finance and the interrelationships between them. For monitoring of the course is necessary subject knowledge with the Mathematics of Financial Operations. Also useful is the support of accounting subjects. This subject is continued with the subjects Financial System and International Finance, Financial Planning and Management and Hedging.

Corporate Finance I

Econometrics / Econometría.
3 US credits. In this course, the students will understand and interpret key aspects of the econometric analysis through the compression of economic and business environment, the models and econometric techniques; they are going to be able to search and interpret financial data using econometric analysis tools and to develop critical thinking and professional students to issue advisory reports on specific situations of economics and business, using econometric analysis.

Econometrics

Mathematics of Financial Operations / Matemáticas de las Operaciones Financieras.
3 US credits. The main purpose of the subject is to analyse financially l transaction properly, the capital value at different points in time horizon and correctly calculate the cost/profitability, calculate capital of a financial transaction following the concept of financial equivalence, perform a financial sum correctly, calculate the financial reserve by different methods, differentiate the different types of interest and working with financial returns.

Mathematics of Financial Operations

Spain´s Economy / Economía Española.
3 US credits. In this course, the student will understand the economic history of Spain and the development of its institutions. We will analyze economic news, identifying those relevant to the purposes of the firm, being able to deduce from them possible consequences. The student will learn to think as an economist, understanding the interaction between the different factors and determinants that are relevant to economic growth, knowing the main contributions of Spaniards to Economic Thought.

Spain´s Economy

Human Resources Management / Dirección de Personas.
3 US credits. This course is focused on understanding the key issues related to managing people and the decisions usually fall into this functional area of the organization. While learning how to manage the basic tools used for recruitment, selection, integration, training, compensation and human resources assessment; the student will develop capabilities associated with teamwork, communication and empathy.

Human Resources Management

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.

Customer Relationship Management

Spring semester 2019

Principles Of Accounting / Contabilidad Financiera I.
3 US credits. The first objective of the subject is to introduce students to the knowledge of the accounting discipline, showing the role to be played the accounting information system as a mechanism formalized control. Secondly, students come to understand the fundamental concepts of financial accounting and the various stages of development and communication of accounting information to external users.

Principles Of Accounting

Macroeconomics / Macroeconomía.
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

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

World Economy/Economía Mundial.
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

Supply Chain Management Logística y Distribución Comercial*
3 US credits. This course allows you to study two key variables in the current business management and marketing in particular. Specifically we study the global dimension of Logistics: sourcing, internal and physical distribution, as the study of variable both Commercial Distribution and Marketing as a field of industry.
*This course cannot be guaranteed 100%.

Supply Chain Management

Statistical Inference/ Inferencia Estadística
3 US credits. Statistical Inference is a logical continuation to the descriptive statistics. In this course we study the problem of trying to draw valid conclusions, with a margin of error small and known, for a population, from a representative sample. With this module, students achieve the homogenization of knowledge in basic science to further promote the transfer of credits between qualifications.

Statiscal Inference

Creativity and Innovation Management/ Creatividad y Gestión de la Innovación
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

Corporate Growth/ Estrategias de Crecimiento Empresarial
3 US credits. One of the objectives most organizations have in common 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

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

Entrepreneurship

Teaching Education 2018-19

Direct enrollment courses

Fall semester 2018

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! PLEASE CHECK OUR INTERNSHIPS LINK FOR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

Teaching Internship

Spring semester 2019

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.

Motor Development and Curriculum

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.

Body Language

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! PLEASE CHECK OUR INTERNSHIPS LINK FOR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

Teaching Internship

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

http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

Psychology 2018 - 2019

Direct enrollment courses

Fall semester 2018

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.

Sleeping Disorders

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.

Meditation and Familiar Orientation

Psychology, and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
3 US Credits. In this course we will study how ICTs have shaped the way our minds work and what group related differences may be found (for example, the digital divide among others). Thus, the beneficial effects of ICTs as well as barriers will be examined. Finally, a research project will be required.

Psychology, and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

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.

Psychology Internship

For a complete description of these courses and their syllabi please check:  http://www.ucv.es/oferta-academica/grados

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

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

Multimedia & Digital Arts 2018 - 2019

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 2018   

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 2019

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

(6 European Credits equal 3US Credits)

Contact information

Address

Universidad Católica de Valencia
Campus San Juan Bautista, office 30041
c/Guillem de Castro, 175. 
46008, Valencia (Spain)

Telephone

+34 963 637 412 Ext. 4865

Office Hours

Mon-Fri 9h30-13h30 & 15h30-17h30.

E-mail

studyabroad@ucv.es

UCV-US Program Director
David García Ramos

E-mail
david.garcia@ucv.es
studyabroad@ucv.es

UCV-US Program Administrative Assistant
Juan Martin 

E-mail
jm.martin@ucv.es 
studyabroad@ucv.es