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Spanish Language & Culture

Available Sessions

OVERVIEW

Location:

Alicante

Dates:

5/6/18 - 6/2/18

Price:

$3,495

Estimated Credits:

5

Deadlines:

Apply by Closed Withdraw by 4/1/18

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript - Unofficial
 

ELIGIBILITY

Education
Completed:
High School Graduate
Foreign Language Proficiency:
All Levels
Minimum GPA:
2.5
 

About the Program

Program Description

Gain Spanish proficiency while complementing your language studies with elective courses focused on art, tourism, cinema and more...taught in Spanish and designed to help you learn about Spanish culture. Language courses at your level focus on oral comprehension and expression, listening comprehension, and grammar. Semesters are divided into three 4-week blocks; you’ll be tested at the end of each block and may move up into a higher language level. Electives help hone your fluency and communication skills and, combined with your immersion experience in Alicante, allow you to advance your language skills at an accelerated pace.

Program Structure

Choose a 4-week term in May, September, or January. You’ll enroll in 1 language course and 1 elective course. Language courses meet for 60 contact hours/4 credits, while elective courses meet for 20 hours/1 credit. You'll earn 5 credits (up to 80 contact hours).

Language and elective courses meet daily, Monday-Friday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays.

Before you leave for Alicante, you will select your preferred courses and take a language placement exam. You'll be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home university pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Spain. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Where You'll Study

Located on one of Spain’s most attractive campuses, the University of Alicante allows you to attend class and activities with Spanish and other international students for an integrated experience. This innovative and dynamic public university offers modern buildings, green areas, sports facilities, a 24-hour library, a museum, and commercial galleries.

Where You'll Stay

When in Alicante, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.

Studying Abroad in Alicante with CEA

Expect a lot of perks when you study abroad with CEA. From housing to excursions, cultural engagement to other exciting opportunities, our inclusions make studying abroad in Alicante easy!
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Life-Long Benefits
I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.

Garret Swinton
Grand Valley State University,
Spring 2014 , Aix-en-Provence, France

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