NEW FOR 2016!SPAN 306 Experiencing Spanish Abroad: Exploring Dimensions of Contemporary Spain (3 Hours*)
This project-based course is designed to provide students participating in the Spring 2016 program in Segovia with the opportunity to develop an original creative project focusing on a topic of interest that they investigate during the program, incorporating reflections from their own experiences traveling and living in Spain. *Note: this course can only be taken in addition to 4 other courses. Students may earn up to 15 credit hours towards their Spanish major.
SPAN 373 Spanish Civilization And Culture (3 Hours)
Survey of historical and cultural background of Spain and its people from the Roman colonization to the present. Taught in Spanish.
SPAN 374 Literature And Culture Of Spain (3 Hours)
An introduction to the culture of Spain through the study of literary texts. The course discusses the historical contexts and cultural milieu that produced selected texts. The analysis of literary texts is introduced. Taught in Spanish.
SPAN 455 Topics: Spanish Art & Architecture (3 Hours)
The course focuses on significant aspects of Spanish fine arts and architectural representations thought the centuries. Taught in Spanish.
BACK IN 2016!SPAN 470 Advanced Oral Spanish: Conversation and On-site Cultural Workshops (3 Hours)
Improve your comprehension and speaking skills in Spanish through a series of mini-workshops that include: Arab-Gypsy-Jewish dance, Spanish gastronomy, traditional arts and crafts, and oral story telling. The hands-on experience is complemented with oral discussions and reading materials. Expert faculty, artists, and other professionals will lead every session. Taught in Spanish.
SPAN 499 Advanced Studies in Spanish: Writing Workshop (3 Hours)
The course provides students an opportunity to develop confidence and accuracy in writing creatively in Spanish. Taught in Spanish.
Non-credit: Pewter Workshop
This non-credit course affords students an opportunity to design and create unique works of art to bring home. Taught by local Spanish Artisan.
Honors Augmentation and Independent Study Available on an Individual Basis
Please note: Students should have at least 12 hours of college-level Spanish (or the equivalent) at time of departure. All courses are taught in Spanish unless otherwise stated. Course credit will be issued by Western Kentucky University. The WKU Registrar will transfer your grades to your home institution approximately 6-8 weeks after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment.
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