IEX J-Term 2018: UMAIE T4949 SPANISH ORAL EXPRESSION AND CULTURE, BUSINESS SPANISH
Granada, Spain; Seville, Spain (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Provider:||UMAIE - Upper Midwest Association for International Education||Program Term(s):||January Interim|
|Housing Options:||Hostel/Hotel||Areas of Study:||Cultural Studies, European Studies, History, Religion/Theology, Spanish Language & Literature|
THIS COURSE IS ONLY OPEN TO UMAIE STUDENTS
Immerse yourself in the culture and history of Seville, Spain, as you build your language skills and increase your cultural understanding in a way that cannot be achieved in a traditional college academic semester.
Spend January 2018 in the beautiful city of Seville in southern Spain. This course offers students intense exposure to the language and cultures of Spain, beyond the traditional classroom experience. Students enroll for credit in one of two courseRonda, Itálica, museums, Jewish Quarter, catedral, Alcázar) that help further your experience of the many influences that converge to shape modern Spain. Weekend excursions to Córdoba (Great Mosque/Jewish Quarter) and Granada (Cathedral, Alhambra, and Generalife gardens) further highlight and reveal the blending of Muslim, Jewish and Christian cultures, both past and present.
*Each home institution may have supplementary fees in addition to the price listed. Comprehensive Fee includes: Transportation and course arrangements as indicated, home stays in twin and/or triple rooms, continental breakfast daily, twenty-two lunches and twenty-three dinners (subject to change).
For SPAN 305 at UST, the prerequisite is Advanced Spanish Grammar (SPAN 300 at UST, or a fifth semester course in advanced Spanish grammar) with a minimum grade of C-. For Business Spanish (SPAN 320 at UST), the prerequisite is Advanced Spanish Grammar (SPAN 300 at UST, or a fifth semester course in advanced Spanish grammar) and either Advanced Written Spanish and Culture (SPAN 301 at UST, or an upper-level composition courseSPAN 305 at UST, or an upper-level conversation course), with a grade of C- or better in each course. For this program students should also have a 3.0 GPA overall.
Spanish 305: Curso Intensivo de Español (portion of class taught by CC-CS staff) is a specialized course packet that focuses on the linguistic review of upper-level language structures and grammar. The course readings will also be based on an advance651) 962-5883, e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paola Ehrmantraut, Ph.D., University of St. Thomas, (651) 962-5159, e-mail address: email@example.com
Description of Faculty Directors
|Irene Domingo is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of St. Thomas. She holds a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Washington University in St. Louis, specializing in Modern Peninsular Cultures and Literatures. She has also completed a Certificate in Language Instruction. She has taught all levels of Spanish language, as well as courses on Spanish literature, culture, and history on campus and abroad.|
|Paola Ehrmantraut is an Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of St. Thomas. She holds a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Washington University in St. Louis, specializing in Post Dictatorship culture in Argentina and Chile. She has also completed a Certificate in Women, Gender and Sexualities. She has taught all levels of Spanish language, as well as courses on Spanish literature, culture, and history on campus and abroad. Recently, she traveled to Argentina with UMAIE students (J Term 2015) and it was a great experience.|
Application Procedures & Deadline
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· All applications received by your home institutions priority deadline will be sent to the faculty immediately. Applications will be taken after that deadline for programs with space still remaining until the final application deadline of October 1, 2017.
Final Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
For more information on course content, contact: Prof Domingo or Prof Ehrmantraut
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