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Spain II

Dates

June 30 – July 31, 2018

Cost

$3,875 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Advanced Spanish Language & Culture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Spain II program offers you an opportunity to study advanced Spanish language in the charming city of Segovia. Homestays, the highlight of the program, provide you with an environment conducive to improving your language skills and cultural understanding. Segovia offers a weekly open-air market, picturesque plazas and cafes, as well as frequent musical and artistic events. The city´s proximity to Madrid, with its vast cultural offerings, make this location ideal for experiencing multiple dimensions of Spanish life.

Language Requirement: Yes. All courses are taught in Spanish. 

Accommodations: Homestay, 2-3 students per house

Orientation: Mandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in Spanish and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

SPAN 373 Spanish Civilization & Culture

Dr. Melissa StewartDr. Kajsa Larson 

Survey of historical and cultural background of Spain and its people from the Roman colonization to the present. Themes include religion, history, politics, regionalism, demography, art and architecture.

SPAN 455 Topics: Spanish Female Detective Fiction & Film

Dr. Inma Pertusa   

This course examines the genre of detective fiction in women’s literature by Spanish writers. Students develop oral and written communication skills, and may collaborate to create an original detective story in Spanish.

SPAN 470 Advanced Spanish

Dr. Inma Pertusa

This course develops greater fluency, lexical expansion, grammatical accuracy, and better pronunciation of Spanish by reading authentic texts, exploring the local community, interviewing host family members, and sharing both written and oral reports of these experiences with the class.

SPAN 490 Hispanic Cinema

Dr. Kajsa Larson

This course introduces students to cinema studies and how this medium is used to depict social concerns related to demographics including women, immigrants, people with disabilities, and adolescents.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,875 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Madrid

Accommodations

3 Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), personal expenses (approx. $700), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,550- $1,650

The KIIS Spain II program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Spain with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville and fly to Madrid, Spain where the group will then travel together to Segovia, Spain.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your individual flight.

The flight to Madrid, Spain is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Spain to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Dates

June 30 – July 31, 2018

Cost

$3,875 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Advanced Spanish Language & Culture

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Spain II program offers you an opportunity to study advanced Spanish language in the charming city of Segovia. Homestays, the highlight of the program, provide you with an environment conducive to improving your language skills and cultural understanding. Segovia offers a weekly open-air market, picturesque plazas and cafes, as well as frequent musical and artistic events. The city´s proximity to Madrid, with its vast cultural offerings, make this location ideal for experiencing multiple dimensions of Spanish life.

Language Requirement: Yes. All courses are taught in Spanish. 

Accommodations: Homestay, 2-3 students per house

Orientation: Mandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

All courses are taught in Spanish and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

SPAN 373 Spanish Civilization & Culture

Dr. Melissa StewartDr. Kajsa Larson 

Survey of historical and cultural background of Spain and its people from the Roman colonization to the present. Themes include religion, history, politics, regionalism, demography, art and architecture.

SPAN 455 Topics: Spanish Female Detective Fiction & Film

Dr. Inma Pertusa   

This course examines the genre of detective fiction in women’s literature by Spanish writers. Students develop oral and written communication skills, and may collaborate to create an original detective story in Spanish.

SPAN 470 Advanced Spanish

Dr. Inma Pertusa

This course develops greater fluency, lexical expansion, grammatical accuracy, and better pronunciation of Spanish by reading authentic texts, exploring the local community, interviewing host family members, and sharing both written and oral reports of these experiences with the class.

SPAN 490 Hispanic Cinema

Dr. Kajsa Larson

This course introduces students to cinema studies and how this medium is used to depict social concerns related to demographics including women, immigrants, people with disabilities, and adolescents.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,875 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Madrid

Accommodations

3 Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), personal expenses (approx. $700), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,550- $1,650

The KIIS Spain II program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Spain with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville and fly to Madrid, Spain where the group will then travel together to Segovia, Spain.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your individual flight.

The flight to Madrid, Spain is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Spain to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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