ABSTRACT Career-specific foreign language courses, in which students learn to apply their linguistic skills to given professions, have become an integral part of many college-level programs. Not enough attention has been given to high school language courses, which for the most part are totally lacking in career orientation. This paper describes a Business Spanish course, made possible through the mutual efforts of the high school Foreign Language and Business Education departments. This type of course (in any language) can increase awareness of the value of a second language in the job market, can help students develop specific language skills applicable to the business world, and at the same time can be highly motivational. Bibliographic data is included for resources found to be helpful.