Internship and Service Learning Summer in Alicante, Spain Course Catalog
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Experiential Learning Courses
Practical experience in Spanish language and culture through placement in a local business or organization. In addition to completing the regular internship duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue, and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.
Two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.
Engagement in the culture through community service in a local organization. In addition to completing the regular service learning duties, the student uses tools such as journaling, dialogue, and memoir to enrich the quality of their integration into work culture.
The successful completion of two courses in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.
Living the Culture Courses (additional fee applies)
In addition to the core academic courses offered in the Alicante program, all Spanish Studies Abroad students in Alicante have the opportunity to take Living the Culture workshops. These courses may include dance, scuba, cuisine, or windsurf. They carry 1 credit, and are graded pass/fail. Students finalize participation in these courses once in Alicante. For more information, visit spanishstudies.org/livingtheculture. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. LTC course prices for 2017 in Alicante are $350 for Beginning Latin Dance and Flamenco, $500 for Culture of Spanish Cuisine, $225 for Flamenco Percussion (semester only), $600 for Scuba Diving, and $600 for Windsurf.
Language Training Course
A practical examination of the forms of working communications in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of professional letters, and oral practice with professional dialogs.