Course Syllabus


Course Description

Whether you're traveling to Spain or any other Latin American country for business or pleasure, it's important to understand the culture, the behaviors, the values and morals of the people at your destination.

Business or leisure travelers to Spain need to deal with passports and other important documents. Those traveling to business for Spain should understand the etiquette of doing business in this culture. Cultural awareness issues also include proper manners and expectations in business gatherings and negotiations. This course will offer you tips in successfully engaging in business in Spain.

Students will also learn basic travel tips and safety issues as well as what to expect when traveling through Spain and respecting its customs and traditions. This course explores some of the more popular festivals that occur throughout the year and introduces some of Spain's most delicious culinary delights.

The Spanish are an incredibly passionate people who love their entertainment. Spanish traditions and customs, from flamenco to bullfighting, are found in every region of the country. As a predominantly Catholic nation, ancient tradition, expectations and values are steeped in their customs regarding birth, baptism, passage into adulthood, marriage and death.

Changing values and the political landscape of Spain have brought the country through centuries of strife. Today, Spain is a wonderfully diverse country rich in both contemporary ideals and values that nevertheless blend with centuries of tradition. Finally, students will conclude the course with a brief glimpse into a few famous Spanish tourist destinations and World Heritage Sites.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize Spanish history.
  • Summarize traveling and doing business in Spain.
  • Summarize Spanish festivals, cuisine, and entertainment in Spain.
  • Summarize Spanish religion, values, and special customs/traditions.
  • Recognize famous Spaniards.
  • Describe Spanish tourist destinations.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 5 points
Lesson 1: Spanish History 101 10 points
Lesson 2: Preparing to Travel 10 points
Business Management Style 100 points
Lesson 3: Doing Business in Spain 9 points
Lesson 4: Travel Tips and Safety Issues 9 points
Spanish Festivals 100 points
Lesson 5: Spanish Festivals 8 points
Lesson 6: Spanish Cuisine 10 points
Bull Fighting 100 points
Lesson 7: Spanish Entertainment 9 points
Lesson 8: Spanish Religion 10 points
Compare and Contrast 100 points
Lesson 9: Spanish Values 9 points
Lesson 10: Spanish Customs and Traditions 10 points
Three Famous Spaniards 100 points
Lesson 11: Famous Spaniards 10 points
New Things 100 points
Lesson 12: Culture Clash Spain Past and Present 10 points
Your Tourist Stop 100 points
Lesson 13: Spanish Tourist Destinations 10 points
The Final Test 63 points
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Spanish Cooking 101
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Philosophy 101
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Christianity 101: An Introduction
Christianity 101: An Introduction
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