University of Oregon

Special Topics in Spanish Language and Culture in Oviedo

Program Overview

This Spring quarter 2016 program features two marketing and entrepreneurship courses taught by Roger Rutan, Lundquist College of Business marketing instructor, during the first half of the program. These courses will be followed by intensive Spanish language courses, including Spanish Businesss Culture, offered by the University of Oviedo's ELE program during the latter portion of the program.

Academic Details

This is a 10-week program that includes two special topics courses, Essentials of Marketing: An Overview and Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, taught in English during the first five weeks, and Spanish language courses taught during the last five weeks of the program. You will take the two content classes and then be placed in the Spanish language course that corresponds with your language level. Click here to view a short webinar about this program.

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

Faculty and Staff

Roger Rutan, Instructor of Marketing at the Lundquist College of Business.

Roger has 45 years of professional experience in business marketing and entrepreneurship in positions such as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in the timber industry. He has served on the Eugene Planning Commission, Eugene City Council, and currently teaches Business at the UO.

Housing Description

You will be housed in a centrally-located residence hall in a lively area of Oviedo, with easy access to restaurants and cafes. You will have your own individual room, which includes a sink and shower; shared restrooms are located on every floor. Daily breakfast at the residence hall is included.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearPriority DeadlineApplication/Deposit DeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Spring Quarter201612/1/20151/30/20164/8/20166/25/2016
Spring Quarter20171/01/20172/01/2017Early AprilLate June

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.