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Study Abroad Spain

Hispanic Heritage

SPN 476 - 3 credits, 3 hours

Location: Oviedo, Asturias, Spain
Course Dates In Spain: June 30 – July 31, 2018
Course Dates At BMCC: June 21 & June 27, 2018

This is a study abroad course in which students will enhance their knowledge of Spanish culture through class meetings, seminars, and on-site visits to places of historic and cultural importance. Students will be im-mersed in the culture of Spain and attend Spanish literature and writing classes and lectures on the culture, traditions and history of Spain. The purpose is to consolidate knowledge of popular and sentimental Spanish literature and expose students to the different aspects of Spanish culture and history.

BMCC's Study Abroad in Spain program has been designed for students with a minimum proficiency of at least two semesters of elementary Span-ish. The program is based at the University of Oviedo, Asturias. Oviedo, the capital of the principality of Asturias, is a region of ocean and mountains and the center of an original and unique architectural expression, inheritor of Visigoth, Roman and Nordic traditions. Students will take language, liter-ature, civilization, and culture. To this end, the class will use the following outline:

  • Literature: Readings and textual analysis of short narratives of Span-ish authors.
  • Society: Culture and History readings.
  • Assessment: Reports and essays on both topics.
  • Educational Tours: Visit to cultural and/or historical places.

Program Fee: $1,325 (approximately - includes international airfare, health insurance, and program-related transportation in Oviedo, excursions, hous-ing and most meals)

Additional Costs: BMCC tuition and fees for 3 credits, as well as out‐of‐pocket costs for personal expenses, visa, tips, and out-of‐pocket meals. Optional side trips to local tourist attractions may also incur additional costs.

Prerequisite: Either A) Spanish 106, Spanish 107 or higher OR B) Proficiency in SPN 106 or 107 as determined by the Modern Lan-guages Department placement test plus at least three credits in a foreign language taught at CUNY.

Priority Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
Regular Application Deadline: March 14, 2018
Program Deposit Due: April 9, 2018v Payment Deadline: May 4, 2018

For more information regarding the program, please contact:
Ainoa Iñigo
Assistant Professor, Spanish
Modern Languages Department
Office: Room S-601-E, 199 Chambers St.
Phone: (212) 220‐8000 Ext. 7957

Please note that all information listed above is subject to change at any time.