Academic Semesters

Spanish language & Culture

Elementary Spanish (9 hours/week)

This beginning course is designed for students with no prior Spanish study. Emphasis is on building oral and written communication skills and on acquiring knowledge of the Spanish speaking world. Conducted in Spanish.

Elementary Spanish (6 hours/week)

This beginning course is designed for students with very basic Spanish knowledge. Emphasis is on building oral and written communication skills and on acquiring knowledge of the Spanish speaking world. Conducted in Spanish.

History of Spain

An overview of Spanish history from Roman times to the modern era: The Arab invasion and the Christian reconquest, Spain's monarchy, Spain's society and identity from 1936 to the present. The role of the church, women, social classes, and nationalism will be discussed. Conducted in English.

History of Spanish Art

A survey of major works of art from prehistoric times through the present. Painting, sculpture and architecture are examined in the context of their time and place in history. Special attention is given to the art and culture of Seville. Conducted in English.

Spanish Civilization and Culture

Spain's multicultural civilization from its Roman roots to the "movida" of post-Franco Spain. Recurrent themes in Spanish national ideology and culture will be examined: Spain as a crossroads of Christian, Jewish and Islamic cultures; linguistic and cultural diversity; regionalism and nationalism; dictatorship and democracy. Conducted in English.

The program cover:

Dates
Spring Semester: February 7th - May 20th
Summer intensive June courses: June 3rd -June 30th
Summer intensive july courses: July 2nd - July 29th
Summer intensive August courses: August 1st - August 29th
Fall Semester: October 10th - December 19th

Application deadlines
Spring Semester Deadline: January 7th
June summer course Deadline: May 3rd
July summer course Deadline: June 2nd
August summer course Deadline: July 1st
Fall Semester Deadline: September 10th

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