Courses in Seville, Spain

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SPAN 101M - ELEMENTARY SPANISH I

Basic structures, practical vocabulary, extensive oral practice. (60 hours, 4 credits)

Prerequisites:

No previous knowledge of Spanish is necessary.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 101 SVQ MAY 2016.pdf -
SPAN 102M - ELEMENTARY SPANISH II

This course is a continuation of SPAN 101M that further develops students' ability to use basic structures and practical vocabulary. Emphasis on oral communication.

Prerequisites:

One semester of elementary Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_101M_102M_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 202USV - CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION IN SPANISH

Please find the syllabus on pages 285-287.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 203J - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Two years of high school Spanish/one year of elementary college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_203J_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 203M - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Two years of high school Spanish or one year of elementary college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 203S - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

One year of elementary college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_203S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 203USV - KEYS TO SPANISH VOCABULARY

Please find the syllabus on pages 288-291.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 204J - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent. Successful completion of SPAN 204J permits entry into Advanced Spanish Studies for Spring.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_204J_Syllabus.pdf -
SPAN 204M - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Guided discussions.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:SPAN 203 204M Intermediate Spanish.pdf -
SPAN 204S - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

This course is a continuation of SPAN 2013 that further develops the 4 areas of learning acquisition.

Prerequisites:

3 semesters of college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_204S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 212USV - PROGRESSIVE SPANISH FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS

Please find the syllabus on pages 49-50 or 169-171. Taught at the general/intermediate level.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:USEV Guía-Académica-2017-2018.pdf -
SPAN 301J - ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION AND COMPREHENSION

This intensive short-term course reviews Spanish grammar, with a particular emphasis on listening comprehension and oral communication skills. This course may be taken in preparation for the Spring semester.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_301J_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 303USV - CONTRASTIVE GRAMMAR (SPANISH-ENGLISH)

Please find the syllabus on pages 32-33.

Credits:3
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 305B - ADVANCED SPANISH EXPRESSION AND GRAMMAR II

This course is an extensive review of Spanish language and a different course from 305A. Students continue to review advanced grammar including the imperative, all forms of the subjunctive, and other grammatical tools. Oral drills, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Taught only in the Continuation Period.

Prerequisites:

Completion of one year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent; SPAN 305A or the Winter Term course SPAN 204J fulfills this prerequisite.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_305B_Syllabus.pdf -
SPAN 305USV - CORRECTIVE PHONETICS AND CONVERSATION

Please find the syllabus on pages 154-156.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 306B - HIGH-ADVANCED SPANISH EXPRESSION AND GRAMMAR

The course structure is based on an in-depth review of Spanish language with an emphasis on past subjunctive. Oral drills, role playing, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Taught in the Continuation Period; same as SPAN 306A.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent; SPAN 305A or Winter Term SPAN 301J fulfills this prerequisite.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_306_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 307B - ADVANCED PRESENT-DAY SPANISH USAGE

The vocabulary and structures current in Spain today are practiced in realistic situations, focusing on the practical functions that language must fulfill in speech and written communication. Emphasis on the appropriate use of different degrees of formality using multiple resources. An extensive review of Spanish language. Oral drills, role playing, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Language Course taken during Continuation Period.

Prerequisites:

One course in advanced college Spanish, the equivalent, or Winter Term SPAN 301J.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_307_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 308 - SPANISH FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

A course designed to help students develop language skills for health-related professions. Students participating in this course will learn how to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and their families as well as how to consult with other health professionals. Medical health terminology, patient/client-interviewing skills, and cultural factors affecting health care delivery will also be studied.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_308_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 308S - SPANISH FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

A course designed to help students develop language skills for health-related professions. Students participating in this course will learn how to communicate more effectively with Spanish-speaking patients and their families as well as how to consult with other health professionals. Medical health terminology, patient/client-interviewing skills, and cultural factors affecting health care delivery will also be studied.

Prerequisites:

Two semesters of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_308S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 309M - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with a solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
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SPAN 309S - ADVANCED SPANISH I

For students with solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_309S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310M - ADVANCED SPANISH II

For students with a solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_Span310M.pdf -
SPAN 310S - ADVANCED SPANISH II

For students with solid knowledge of Spanish structures. Development of completeness and correctness in comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 311USV - SPANISH GRAMMAR

Please find the syllabus on pages 191-193.

Credits:3
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:USEV Guía-Académica-2017-2018.pdf -
SPAN 312M - FOUNDATIONS OF SPANISH CULTURE

This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today's democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain's past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class. Please note: SPAN 312M the course is only worth 3 credits.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_312S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 313USV - THE PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY OF SPANISH

Please find the syllabus on pages 193-195.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 314 - ADVANCED COMPOSITION

Effective written communication through practical exercises in both free and directed composition in Spanish. Attention to the organization necessary in writing various types of compositions. Selected aspects of Spanish grammar are reviewed. The development of self-correction skills is encouraged as is an appreciation of form and style.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_314_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 315USV - SPANISH IN AMERICA

Please find the syllabus on pages 69-73.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:USEV Guía-Académica-2017-2018.pdf -
SPAN 316 - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS

A practical examination of the forms of business communication in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of business letters, and oral practice with business dialogs. Discussions of business news and study of business documents.

Prerequisites:

Previous course in business.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_316_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 317USV - THE WRITING AND COMPOSITION OF TEXTS

Taught at the general and advanced level. For the general level, please find the syllabus on pages 37-39. For the advanced level, please find the syllabus on pages 187-189.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:USEV Guía-Académica-2017-2018.pdf -
SPAN 321 - SPANISH FOR THE FASHION INDUSTRY

This course will introduce students to the field-specific terminology in Spanish used for the fashion industry and to the culture of Spain’s internationally renowned fashion retailers (Zara, El Corte Inglés, Mango). The overall objective of the course is to provide an intensive theoretical and practical knowledge, so that the students can work on and produce a variety of texts related to fashion.  Students will learn to communicate with confidence in an international business environment by practicing what they learn in every-day life situations.

(3 credits, 45 contact hours)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 331USV - PROGRESSIVE SPANISH FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS

Taught in Spanish with English explanations. Please find the syllabus on pages 303-306.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
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SPAN 405 - ADVANCED TOPICS IN SPANISH LANGUAGE

This course, designed for native and near-native speakers of Spanish, focuses on complex aspects of grammar, vocabulary and writing. In addition to a thorough review of challenging grammatical aspects of Spanish, this course incorporates preparation for the DELE (Diploma de Español de Lengua Extranjera). The DELE is administered internationally by the Instituto Cervantes which measures and certifies Spanish language competency. Taking the DELE is not a course requirement.

Prerequisites:

Native or near native fluency and college-level writing. Acceptance into SPAN 405 takes place in Seville. This course is taught in the Continuation Period.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_405_Syllabi.pdf -

Literature Courses

LIT 327 - PANORAMA OF LATIN AMERICA LITERATURE 1

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 328 - PANORAMA OF LATIN AMERICA LITERATURE 2

Taught in Spanish. 

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 348 - IMAGINARIES OF SPAIN THROUGH LITERATURE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 365 - CONTEMPORARY SPANISH LITERATURE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 367E - NOBEL PRIZES IN SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 370 - THE LATIN AMERICAN SHORT STORY

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
LIT 371 - WOMEN AND LITERATURE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:LIT 371 - Women and Literature.pdf -
LIT 374 - SPANISH LITERATURE IN THE GOLDEN AGE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 317 - GREAT WORKS OF SPANISH LITERATURE I

This course surveys Medieval and Golden Age literature from earliest lyric poetry through the Baroque period. The jarchas, epic, didacticism, romances, poetry and prose, new narrative forms, and the Baroque period.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_317_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 318 - GREAT WORKS OF SPANISH LITERATURE II

Students gain a panoramic vision of the literature of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, through formal analysis of selected works. The course analyzes the Enlightenment and Neoclassicism, Romanticism in theater and poetry, Realism and Naturalism, Modernism, the Generation of 1898, the Generation of 1927, and literature of the Civil War and after.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_318_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 353 - SPANISH- AMERICAN LITERATURE I

This course analyzes literary expression from indigenous tradition through Modernism and the early years of the 20th century. Primarily focusing on Colonial Literature, the course includes the study of early Spanish and American works, and the literary expression of the region's search for cultural emancipation, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modernism, and post-Modernist trends.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_353_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 354 - SPANISH- AMERICAN LITERATURE II

This rich period in literary production is studied through a selection of texts and authors from the beginning of the 20th to today. Vanguardias, realismo mágico, innovations in poetry, narrative, and theater, regional and ethnic expression, and the Boom and post-Boom periods.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_354_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 360S - 20TH-CENTURY SPANISH THEATER

The rich tradition of Spanish theater and current innovations focus on the playwrights of Seville and Andalucí­a.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_360S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 422 - LITERATURE OF 20TH-CENTURY SPAIN

This course presents a literary vision of Spain from the loss of the Americas in 1898 through turmoil, Civil War and dictatorship, to democracy. Modernism, the Generation of 1898, the vanguardias, the Generation of 1927, the Civil War in literature, critical realism, parody and humor, the novel of the Transition and beyond.

Prerequisites:

Previous study of Spanish literature.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_422_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 425 - WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN

Students examine the role of women in Spanish literature from the jarchas to the Neoclassic, a period in which few women's voices are heard, to their appearance as major figures in Romanticism and Realism, and into the 20th century. We study how these authors portray the social and historical moment in which they lived, and their attitude towards it.

Prerequisites:

Previous study of Spanish literature.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_425_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 425S - WOMEN WRITERS OF SPAIN

Students examine the role of women in Spanish literature from the jarchas to the Neoclassic, a period of centuries in which few women voices are heard. Women authors appear as major figures in the Romantic period, in Realism and into the 20th century. We study how these authors portray the social and historical moment in which they lived, and their attitude towards it.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent and previous study of Spanish literature.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_425S_Syllabi.pdf -

History, Politics, and Culture Courses

ANTH 355 - CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF SPAIN

Using the rich variety of anthropological studies by both foreign and Spanish researchers, students examine the peoples and cultures of contemporary Spain. Areas of study include rural and urban life, regional and ethnic identities, the gypsies and other marginal peoples, rituals and festivals, gender and family, work cultures, and tourism. Students also use techniques of anthropological investigation (participant-observation, life histories) to examine more closely contemporary Andalusian culture and everyday life in Seville.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_ANTH_355_Syllabi.pdf -
ARHI 386S - AL-ANDALUS: ART AND CULTURE OF MUSLIM SPAIN

This thematic course studies art and culture from the Muslim invasion of the 8th Century and the birth of the Caliphate of Córdoba through the realm of the Nazarí­ of Granada. On-site visits give students contact with the Al-Andalus that still exists in the many corners of the city of Seville.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college-level Spanish or equivalent

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_ARHI_386s_Syllabus.pdf -
ARHI 441 - ART HISTORY OF SPAIN I

Drawing on the resources of Seville and its region, this course analyzes Spanish artistic expression from cave paintings of Paleolithic time through the 15th century Gothic period, including the Pre-Roman and Roman eras, and the Visigothic period. Special emphasis is given on the Hispano-Arab heritage of Al-Andalus in Seville and Southern Spain, from the eighth century North African invasion to the Nazarí of Granada, last Muslim realm in Spain. Finally, the course considers the Romanesque age and the Gothic period, whose ultimate expression is the cathedral of Seville.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, January
Additional Information:Seville_ARHI_441_Syllabi.pdf -
ARHI 442 - ART HISTORY OF SPAIN II

In Seville's streets, monuments, and museums, this course studies the development of Spanish art and culture from the 16th century Renaissance to the present. Special attention is given to the art and culture during the unique Siglos de oro of the Baroque period in the 17th and 18th centuries as exemplified in the painters Murillo, Velázquez, and Valdés Leal. From Goya, to the contemporary period with Gaudí­, Picasso, Miró, and Dalí­, consideration of present-day artists and cultural currents.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Spring, January
PSEC 358 - CROSSROADS: SPAIN AND IMMIGRATION

This course studies Spain’s encounters with new populations from the earliest period of national consciousness to the present. The course starts with consideration of the contemporary reality that recent waves of immigrations have brought, looking beyond to the political, economic and social realities that underlie our observations. The many layers of past civilizations show their presence in the evidence they have left throughout Spain, especially Seville. We consider the effects of the centuries of contacts which formed Andalusian and Spanish identity, through the movements of peoples from the south and east across the Mediterranean. Finally, we turn our attention to Spain’s unique experience and relationship with the Arab world, in history and in the reality of Seville today. Presentations, guest lectures, and visits to relevant sites and monuments, all combine to enrich and illustrate the focus of study, as we seek out the multiple perspectives necessary to understand this complex topic.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_PSEC_358_Syllabi.pdf -
PSEC 377 - POLITICS AND ECONOMY OF SPAIN: 1800-1982

Political organization and economic structure of contemporary Spain, through the analysis of significant events in recent history, and the challenges in the process of economic, political, and social modernization. Consideration of restoration, dictatorship, the 2nd Republic, the Civil War, Franco, and the ultimate success of the Transition to democracy, with the formation of a state of laws rooted in the Constitution. Analysis of the perspectives of Spain in the European Union and discussion of ETA and Basque identity. (45 hours, 3 credits)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_PSEC_377_Syllabi.pdf -
PSEC 379 - SPAIN IN THE 21st CENTURY: NATIONALISM, POPULISM & SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

What elements define Spain’s current political situation? After a brief historical introduction to post-Franco Spain, the course will center on the pressing debates in Spanish society after the year 2000: from the downfall of the Spanish economy to the pro-independence movement in Cataluña, from the collapse of a bipartisan system to the rise of new political and social forces like Ciudadanos and Podemos.  Students will be encouraged to express their ideas through debates based on readings and class lectures. 

Prerequisites:   one advanced course in college Spanish prior to arrival in host country.

 

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SOCI 351 - SPANISH SOCIETY

Students examine the structures of Spanish society and the currents of change which continue to influence contemporary Spain. The Spanish family, youth, and women; migratory movements, the process of urbanization, and conflict between national and regional interests; political parties and labor unions in society; and, in particular, Andalusian society. (45 hours, 3 credits)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SOCI_351_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 303 - SPANISH CIVILIZATION I

This course studies Spanish civilization from the earliest period to 1492. The geography of Spain, the main ethnic groups, their cultures and economies, and the evolution of the Spanish identity are considered.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_303_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 304 - SPANISH CIVILIZATION II

The study of the cultural development of Spain begins with the dawn of the Modern Era in 1492 and continues through to the civilization of Spain today. The course considers the impact of the New World on Spain's economy, demography, and culture, the turbulence of the 20th century, the 1936-39 Civil War, Franco, and the Transition to democracy and present-day Spain.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_304_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 312J - FOUNDATIONS OF SPANISH CULTURE

This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today's democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain's past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_312J_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 312S - FOUNDATIONS OF SPANISH CULTURE

This course focuses on the historical and cultural development of Spain today, from its foundations into the 21st century. Students study Roman colonization and Moorish conquest, through the passage from the dictatorship of Franco to today's democracy. Using the unique resources of Seville and her surroundings, students experience Spain's past and present in music, art, architecture, and popular cultural expression, including flamenco and film. Multiple excursions throughout Seville illustrate the topics and themes discussed in class. Please note: SPAN 312M the course is only worth 3 credits.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_312S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 347 - FLAVORS, AROMAS, SPICES: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF SPANISH CUISINE

This course explores the history of Spanish gastronomy and its influence in shaping the culture and society of modern day Spain. It is conceived as a tasteful journey that takes students from the beginnings of cooking in ancient cultures to the influence of Mediterranean, Arabic and American civilizations in Spanish cuisine.  Students will learn and experience first-hand the most known Mediterranean products, like olive oil, bread and wine, and the importance of the Mediterranean diet in the daily life of Spaniards. (45 contact hours, 3 credits)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:SPAN 347 - Flavors, Aromas & Spices.pdf -
SPAN 362 - SPAIN AND THE AMERICAS: FROM THE PRE-COLUMBIAN PERIOD TO THE PRESENT

This course serves as an introduction to the historical, political, social, anthropological, and cultural aspects of Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas. Beginning with the great civilizations which arose before the Spanish arrived, students follow development through encounter, colonization, and independence to the present day in the different countries in the hemisphere. Seville becomes a unique classroom setting for this course, as the opening of new transatlantic commercial routes in the 16 th century made this city-port a flourishing epicenter of commerce and trade all throughout Europe.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
SPAN 380 - MOSAIC: JEWS, MUSLIMS, CHRISTIANS AND THE SPANISH EXPERIENCE

This thematic course studies the influences of Jews and Muslims in political, intellectual, and artistic life from the earliest history to the present. Particular attention is paid to the period of convivencia, when Jews, Muslims, and Christians co-existed in medieval Spain. The course will also examine the influences from this period still visible in Seville and Spain.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_380_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 380S - MOSAIC: JEWS, MUSLIMS, CHRISTIANS AND THE SPANISH EXPERIENCE

This thematic course studies the influences of Jews and Muslims in political, intellectual, and artistic life from the earliest history to the present. Particular attention is paid to the period of convivencia, when Jews, Muslims, and Christians co-existed in medieval Spain. The course will also examine the influences from this period still visible in Seville and Spain.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_380S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 398 - THE FRANCO ERA: MEDIA, CULTURE, AND POLITICS

This course examines the political changes of the most dramatic period of recent Spanish history: from the 2nd Republic to the Transition to democracy. In addition to studying the major events, this course analyzes the cultural history through popular song, movies, literature, news reports, and advertising.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_398_Syllabi.pdf -

Communication and Media Studies

COM 340E - COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
COM-ART 341E - SPANISH IDENTITY: FILM, ADVERTISING, AND POP MUSIC

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
COM-SOC 320 - INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 325 - FILMMAKING IN SPAIN

An in depth look at the major characteristics of Spanish-produced films within the European filmmaking tradition. Rather than centering all interpretations on historical insight or context, films will be analyzed from a dialogical, inclusive, language-based viewpoint, exploring the uniqueness of individual texts through open, highly democratic conversation. Theory, language and the practical, hands-on application of cinematic and narrative (or non-narrative)strategies are explored throughout the semester, culminating in the planning out and production of short films, either individually or in teams. A wide spectrum of past and present filmmakers, genres and audiovisual approaches will be discussed, from Buñuel to Erice, Guerín, Almodóvar, Bollaín, León de Aranoa, etc. Required films will be viewed outside of class.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_325_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 326 - DIGITAL STORYTELLING

The course's goal is focused on the publication of a virtual magazine related to Spain, the city of Seville and the study abroad experience, always from a student-centered perspective. Written and audiovisual texts (creative or purely journalistic), including blogs, podcasts, digital video and photography, produced by students interested in participating in the project, organized and edited by members of the course, and published online. Throughout the semester, example texts will be explored and analyzed through open conversation: photography, video, print and digital media, and documentary film.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
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SPAN 326S - DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer

Business Courses

BSMG 335 - INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

This course provides an in depth introduction to political and economic aspects of the European Union (EU) and detailed analysis of how they affect international business. The monetary, fiscal, and labor policies of the EU, as well as the economic differences among member states, will be examined. Students will also study the principal businesses and companies of the EU, their management, relations with Spain and the US, and their role in the globalized economy.

Prerequisites:

Previous study in a pertinent field.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
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BSMG 490 - INTERNSHIP IN BUSINESS

Practical experience in international business through placement in a local company. (135 or 180 hours, 3 or 4 credits)

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required. See http://www.spanishstudies.org/internship-course.html

Credits:3
Contact Hours:135
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_BSMG_490_Syllabi.pdf -
BUS 325 - MARKETING INTERNACIONAL

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
BUS 325E - INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:BUS 325E - International Marketing.pdf -
BUS 334E - INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:BUS 334E - International Management.pdf -
BUS 346 - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE IN SPANISH

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
BUS 346E - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:BUS 346E - International Finance.pdf -
BUS 353E - INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
BUS 355E - INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
BUS 358E - ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:BUS 358E - Organizational Theory.pdf -
BUS 359E - ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND NEW VENTURES

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 302S - LANGUAGE AND PRACTICE OF SPANISH BUSINESS

Development of Spanish language skills specifically for use in the business world, including vocabulary, writing letters and memos, and oral practice. Discussions of business news, student presentations on business topics, and visits to local firms introduce students to the culture of business in Spain.

Prerequisites:

One year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_302S_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 336S - SPAIN AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

After an introduction to the history of European integration and an overview of its most common policies and institutions today, this course will analyze the role of Spain within the European Union from a legal, political and economical perspective. Special attention will be paid to the EU’s and Spain’s current and future challenges.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of two semesters of intermediate Spanish.

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
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Education Courses

EDML 392 - TEACHING ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Introduction to the theoretical principles, concepts, and terms currently used in foreign language teaching. Survey of major language teaching methods and approaches with related techniques. A practical component provides students with experience in actual classroom management procedures. Students are encouraged to develop their own methodology, drawing from different orientations in pursuit of their own teaching objectives. Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
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EDML 394 - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

This course focuses on the motivational factors, personality traits, cognitive and learning styles, the degree of adaptation to a foreign language context, and other psychological factors (such as emotional and multiple intelligences), which influence second language acquisition. Students acquire tools to identify the psychological aspects that facilitate and sometimes impede the learning of a foreign language. Taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites:

Previous study of education recommended

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
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EDML 394S - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE

Taught in English. This course focuses on the motivational factors, personality traits, cognitive and learning styles, the degree of adaptation to a foreign language context, and other psychological factors (such as emotional and multiple intelligences), which influence second language acquisition. Students acquire tools to identify the psychological aspects that facilitate and sometimes impede the learning of a foreign language.  Taught in English.

Prerequisites:

Previous study of education recommended

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_EDML_394S_Syllabi.pdf -
EDML 400S - PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION

Theoretical study of language acquisition combined with hands-on teacher assistance in the Center's English language program for children. Limited number of positions; separate application required. Please reach out to Spanish Studies Abroad Admissions staff for more information. 

Credits:4
Contact Hours:180
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer
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EDML 492S - SEMINAR FOR TEACHERS OF SPANISH: CULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM

This seminar is designed to provide teachers of Spanish with an immersion in Spanish culture while developing materials and activities to teach Spanish language through culture. Taught by native Spaniards with extensive experience teaching language and culture to foreign students, this dynamic course presents practical strategies for integrating grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening into cultural activities. It also provides opportunities to observe Spanish language and culture classes being taught at the Center and to discuss methodology and strategies with professors in round-table discussions. Homestays, conversation exchanges and a range of cultural activities outside of the classroom enrich the learning experience.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college-level Spanish or equivalent

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Graduate Credit Available
Terms:Summer

Practice in the Culture Courses

SPDA 204 - REGIONAL FOLK DANCE

Students learn to dance the sevillanas that characterize the folk music and fiestas of the South of Spain. This studio course of 20 hours is taught in the flower-lined patio of the Center.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
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Experiential Learning Courses

INT 490 - INTERNSHIP COURSE OPTION

Practical experience through placement in a local company or organization.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required. See www.spanishstudies.org/internshipoption

Credits:3
Contact Hours:135
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_INT_490_Syllabus.pdf -
INT 490. - INTERNSHIP-QUARTER PROGRAM

Practical experience through placement in a local company or organization.

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of one course in advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Separate application required. See www.spanishstudies.org/internshipoption

Credits:6
Contact Hours:270
Additional Information:Seville INT490-Quarter.pdf -
INT 491 - INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP

Practical experience in Spanish language and culture through placement in 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.

Prerequisites:

Two semesters of advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:8
Contact Hours:300
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
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INT 491S - INTENSIVE INTERNSHIP

Practical experience in Spanish language and culture through placement in 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. (187 hours, 5 credits)

Prerequisites:

Two semesters of advanced college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:5
Contact Hours:187
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_INT_491s_Syllabus.pdf -
IRP 490 - INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT

Independent research on a subject of the student's choice.

Prerequisites:

Separate application required. See www.spanishstudies.org/irp.

Terms:Fall, Spring
SVL 490 - SERVICE LEARNING

Engagement in the culture through community service in a local organization.

Prerequisites:

One course in advanced Spanish, or the equivalent, prior to the program start date. Separate application required. See www.spanishstudies.org/service-learning.html

Credits:3
Contact Hours:135
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
SVL 491 - INTENSIVE SERVICE LEARNING

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. (300 hours, 8 credits)

Prerequisites:

The successful completion of two semesters of advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Credits:8
Contact Hours:300
Terms:Fall, Spring
SVL 491S - INTENSIVE SERVICE LEARNING

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. (187 hours, 5 credits)

Prerequisites:

The successful completion of two semesters of advanced college Spanish or the equivalent, prior to program. Minimum 3.0 GPA in Spanish coursework.

Credits:5
Contact Hours:187
Terms:Summer
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Cross-Cultural Reflection Course

SPAN 343 - CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN

Through observation, description, and analysis of their own experiences in Seville, students will develop a deeper understanding of the process of cultural adaptation and the cultural realities of contemporary Spain. In addition to the readings, workshop exercises, and written assignments, students are required to participate in an "intercambio" and are encouraged to further participate in the culture through volunteer work, participation in sports or cultural groups, internships and service learning projects.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 343UPO - CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN

Through observation, description, and analysis of their own experiences in Seville, students will develop a deeper understanding of the process of cultural adaptation and the cultural realities of contemporary Spain. In addition to the readings, workshop exercises, and written assignments, students are required to participate in an "intercambio" and are encouraged to further participate in the culture through volunteer work, participation in sports or cultural groups, internships, or coursework at the University of Seville.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 343USV - CULTURAL REALITIES OF SPAIN

Through observation, description, and analysis of their own experiences in Seville, students will develop a deeper understanding of the process of cultural adaptation and the cultural realities of contemporary Spain. In addition to the readings, workshop exercises, and written assignments, students are required to participate in an "intercambio" and are encouraged to further participate in the culture through volunteer work, participation in sports or cultural groups, internships and service learning projects.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring

Living the Culture Courses (additional fee applies)

LTC 490G - CULTURE OF SPANISH CUISINE

In this introductory cooking course students learn the basics of traditional cuisine of Seville. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 490G for 2017 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_490G_Syllabi.pdf -
LTC 491D - REGIONAL FOLK DANCE

Students learn to dance the sevillanas that characterize the folk music and fiestas of the South of Spain. This studio course is taught in the flower-lined patio of the Center. (15 hours, 1 credits). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491D for 2017 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_491-D_Syllabus.pdf -
LTC 491PS - PADDLE SURF

A hands-on workshop that teaches the basic techniques of Stand-Up Paddle Surf, both with and without waves. Taught by specialized instructors on the beaches of the province of Huelva, one hour northwest of Seville. Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491PS for 2017 is $350.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_LTC_491PS_Syllabi.pdf -
LTC 491SVL - SERVICE LEARNING

Students enrolled in a Service Learning experience are expected to engage in one aspect of the culture by helping others and contributing to different fields. Community service will be held at local charity institutions, child and elder care, etc. (15 hours, 1 credit). Please note that there are additional fees for LTC courses. The additional price for LTC 491SVL for 2017 is $350.

Prerequisites:

One semester of advanced college-level Spanish course.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer
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Intensive Period Language Courses

SPAN 204 - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

Development of comprehension, oral expression, reading, and writing skills. Systematic vocabulary building on a variety of practice themes. Students will be exposed to aspects of Spanish culture with movies, music and written texts.

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one semester of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_204_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 305A - ADVANCED SPANISH EXPRESSION AND GRAMMAR I

An intensive review on the Spanish language. Oral drills, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Intensive Language Course taken during the Intensive Period (first 3 weeks of semester). This course has a mandatory module SPAN310E: Practicum Encuesta

Prerequisites:

Completion of one year of intermediate college Spanish or the equivalent; the January Term course SPAN 204J fulfills this prerequisite.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_305A_Syllabus.pdf -
SPAN 306A - HIGH-ADVANCED SPANISH EXPRESSION AND GRAMMAR

The course structure is based on an in-depth review of Spanish language with an emphasis on past subjunctive. Oral drills, role playing, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Intensive Language Course taken during the Intensive Period (first 3 weeks of semester).

Prerequisites:

Minimum of one course in advanced college Spanish, the equivalent, or January Term SPAN 301J.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_306_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 307A - ADVANCED PRESENT-DAY SPANISH USAGE

The vocabulary and structures current in Spain today are practiced in realistic situations, focusing on the practical functions that language must fulfill in speech and written communication. Emphasis on the appropriate use of different degrees of formality using multiple resources. An extensive review of Spanish language. Oral drills, role playing, conversations, and practical exercises with attention to underlying structures are reinforced with readings, writing exercises, and vocabulary building. Intensive Language Course taken during the Intensive Period (first 3 weeks).

Prerequisites:

One course in advanced college Spanish, the equivalent, or January Term SPAN 301J.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_307_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 402 - SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS

This intensive language course is intended for students who grew up listening to and speaking Spanish in their homes, but without receiving formal training in the language. Course includes a review of complex grammar structures, spelling and punctuation, with a special emphasis on reading and writing skills.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_402_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 403 - ADVANCED STUDIES IN SPANISH

This intensive course is designed for native and near-native speakers of Spanish. In addition to a thorough review of challenging grammatical aspects of Spanish, this course incorporates preparation for the DELE (Diploma de Español de Lengua Extranjera). Course materials may also include films, music, selections from the press, as well as literary readings. The performance of short excerpts of plays, combined with advanced work on oral expression and phonetics, will help students increase their fluency and ease of expression. This course is taught in the Intensive Period.

Prerequisites:

Entry into SPAN 403 is based in part upon performance on the online placement test, and therefore acceptance into this course takes place after arrival in Seville.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_403_Syllabi.pdf -

Culture Courses

SPAN 315 - SPANISH CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE - EN ESPAÑOL

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 315E - SPANISH CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 319E - SPANISH CULTURE AND HISTORY THROUGH FILM

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN 329E - SPANISH CULTURE UP CLOSE

Taught in English. Volunteering is built into this class, and it an essential piece of the course. 

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN-CUL 339 - TAPAS: A WINDOW TO SPANISH CUISINE AND CULTURE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN-HIS 335E - HISTORICAL TIES BETWEEN SPAIN AND THE US

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN-HIS 346 - MEDIEVAL SPAIN: CHRISTIANS, JEWS, AND MUSLIMS

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
SPAN-HIS 361 - HISTORY OF FLAMENCO: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

Integrated Course Options

SVQINT - INTEGRATED COURSES AT USEV & UPO

Students in the Seville Integrated Studies program choose 1-4 courses of integrated coursework in a variety of academic areas. Classes are alongside Spanish students at Universidad de Sevilla or Universidad Pablo de Olavide.

See https://www.upo.es/intl/descripcion-y-lista-de-cursos/?lang=en for UPO course listings.

See http://www.us.es/eng/estudios/grados/areas for USEV course listings.

Courses must be taught in Spanish.

Prerequisites:

Integrated Studies: 2 semesters of advanced college Spanish or equivalent

Seville Integrated Courses Guide-UPO and USEV

USEVUPOGuide - Seville Integrated Courses Guide

Please press the Syllabi button below to find the guide to Integrated Course options at University of Seville and Pablo de Olavide University. If you have any questions, please contact our U.S. office at (413)256-0011 or at info@spanishstudies.org.

Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:USEV_UPO_Integrated_Course_Guide.pdf -

Language Modules

SPAN 205 - INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION

Students develop oral expression and strengthen fluency. Class activities include role-playing and oral presentations about Spain's cultural issues. The course emphasizes the use of functional language in communicative contexts in Spain. Coursework at this level focuses upon the improvement of accuracy and fluency, so that students develop their daily Spanish usage.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_205_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310E - PRACTICUM: ENCUESTA
Credits:1
Additional Information:Seville SPAN 310E.pdf -
SPAN 310L - ADVANCED LISTENING SKILLS IN SPANISH

Designed to increase students' listening comprehension skills, as well as introduce them to the general phonetics and phonology of Spanish. Students develop the ability to analyze the Spanish sound system and distinguish the phonetical features of its principal dialects.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310L_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310R - ADVANCED READING SKILLS IN SPANISH

This course focuses on improving accuracy in reading comprehension and fosters the development and refinement of literacy skills. Various activity formats, such as comprehension checks, paraphrasing and understanding discourse structure and intentions will be applied to a variety of texts, including newspaper articles, short stories and excerpts from novels.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310R_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310SP - ADVANCED ORAL COMMUNICATION IN SPANISH

This course seeks to improve students' speaking ability in both formal and informal discourse. Oral practice activities like debates, role plays, mock trials, paired with interviews and dialogue/story adaptations increase opportunities for communicative interaction among students in the classroom.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310SP_Syllabi.pdf -
SPAN 310W - ADVANCED ACADEMIC WRITING IN SPANISH

This course is designed to help students learn more about the process involved in composing short research papers and effective support of different points of view and hypotheses. Key concepts of discourse analysis and rhetorical devices will also be studied. Classroom activities include written tasks, prose style analyses, translations and coherent paragraphing.

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring, January
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_310W_Syllabi.pdf -

Language Training Course

SPAN 315S - SPANISH FOR THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

A practical examinations of the forms of working communications in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of professional letters, and oral practice with professional spelling.

Prerequisites:

Enrollment in the Summer Internship Program

Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Summer
Additional Information:Seville_SPAN_315S_Syllabi.pdf -

International Studies Course Options

USEVINTL - INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSES AT USEV

Students in the Seville International Studies program choose 3-4 courses of in a variety of academic areas at USEV. Classes are taught in English and Spanish. See the USEV Guía Cursos Concertados for course listings. Here is a list of courses available this upcoming 2018 Spring semester.

Prerequisites:

No previous Spanish required for classes taught in English.

Language Courses at UPO

SPAN 101-102UPO - ELEMENTARY SPANISH
Credits:6
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 101-102 - Elementary Spanish.pdf -
SPAN 102UPO - ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 102 - Elementary Spanish II.pdf -
SPAN 112UPO - LANGUAGE LABORATORY
Credits:1
Contact Hours:15
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 112 - Language Lab.pdf -
SPAN 201UPO - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 201 - Intermediate Spanish I.pdf -
SPAN 202UPO - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH READING & COMPOSITION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 206UPO - SPANISH CONVERSATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 241UPO - INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 241 - Intermediate Spanish II.pdf -
SPAN 306UPO - ADVANCED SPANISH CONVERSATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 311UPO - ADVANCED SPANISH I
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 311 - Advanced Spanish I.pdf -
SPAN 312UPO - ADVANCED SPANISH READING & COMPOSITION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 336UPO - SPANISH PRAGMATICS AND COMMUNICATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 351UPO - ADVANCED SPANISH II
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 351 - Advanced Spanish II.pdf -
SPAN 376UPO - SPANISH FOR BUSINESS

A practical examination of the forms of business communication in the Hispanic world including commercial vocabulary, the writing of business letters, and oral practice with business dialogues.  Discussons of business news and study of business documents.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
Additional Information:SPAN 376 - Spanish for Business.pdf -
SPAN 378UPO - SPANISH PHONETICS & PHONOLOGY
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 381UPO - SPANISH/ENGLISH ENGLISH/SPANISH TRANSLATION
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Terms:Fall, Spring
SPAN 383UPO - BASIC BILINGUAL NEGOTIATION SKILLS
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

Economics

ECON 331E - THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Taught in English.

Prerequisites:

A previous economics course is recommended. 

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:ECON 331E - Global Economy.pdf -
ECON 391E - INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

Taught in English.

Prerequisites:

A previous course in Macro and Microeconomics is required.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:ECON 391E - International Economics.pdf -
ECON-POL 321E - THE EUROPEAN UNION

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:ECON-POL 321E - European Union.pdf -

Political Science

POL 361 - CURRENT AFFAIRS IN LATIN AMERICA: PRESS AND CINEMA

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
POL 363E - US-EUROPEAN RELATIONS SINCE WORLD WAR II

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
POL 366 - RELATIONS BETWEEN THE US AND THE LATIN WORLD

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
POL 372E - CONTEMPORARY SPANISH POLITICS

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
POL-HIS 352E - THE ROAD TO DEMOCRACY IN PORTUGAL, GREECE, AND SPAIN

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

Art

ART 313E - HISTORY OF SPANISH ART

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:ART 313E - History of Spanish Art.pdf -
ART 330 - HISTORY OF SPANISH CINEMA DURING THE DEMOCRACY

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
ART-HIS 347 - SEVILLE: THE EXPRESSION OF A CITY THROUGH ITS ART

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
ART-SPAN 333E - FILM NATIONS: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON SPANISH AND US CINEMA

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

Anthropology

ANTH 215E - HEALTH, HEALING, AND CULTURE

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

Sciences

BIO 209E - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

Taught in English. 

Prerequisites:

A previous course in Anatomy and Physiology

Credits:4
Contact Hours:60
Additional Information:BIO 209E Anatomy & Physiology II.pdf -
BIO 242E - APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Taught in English.

Credits:5
Additional Information:BIO 242E - Applied Microbiology.pdf -
BIO 361E - BIOCHEMISTRY

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:BIO 361E - Biochemistry.pdf -
CHE 210E - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I

Taught in English.

Credits:5
Additional Information:CHE 210E - Organic Chemistry I.pdf -
CHE 211E - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

Taught in English.

Credits:5
Additional Information:CHE 211E - Organic Chemistry II.pdf -
ECOL 320E - ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:ECOL 320E - Ecological Systems.pdf -

Psychology

PSY 251E - CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:PSY 251E - Cultural Pyschology.pdf -
PSY 255E - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:PSY 255E - Social Psychology.pdf -
PSY 260E - GENERAL SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

History

HIS 312E - HISTORY OF SPAIN

Taught in English.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:HIS 312E - History of Spain.pdf -
HIS 322 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF SPAIN

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
HIS 340E - ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SPANISH HISTORY

Taught in English. From Altamira to Isabella and Ferdinand (Prehistory to 1500)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
Additional Information:HIS 340E - Ancient & Medieval Spain.pdf -
HIS 341E - EARLY MODERN AND MODERN SPANISH HISTORY

Taught in English. From Isabella and Ferdinand to the Euro (1450 - Present)

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
HIS 360 - THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD AND SPAIN

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
HIS-SOC 362 - SLAVERY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

Taught in Spanish.

Credits:3
Contact Hours:45
REL-HIS 357E - CHRISTIANITY, ISLAM, AND JUDAISM IN THE SPANISH CONTEXT
Credits:3
Contact Hours:45

The Universities

The Center for Cross-Cultural Study

Our Center in Seville is housed in two turn-of-the-century mansions in the heart of Seville's commercial and social center. We offer a variety of cultural, language, and content courses right within our own walls.

Modern Facilities in a Historic Building

  • Multi-media classrooms
  • Student computer labs with over 30 work stations and printers
  • Wi-Fi internet access throughout the building
  • Central heating and air conditioning
  • In-door and out-door patios, library, writing center, study rooms and lounges

A Unique Cultural Experience

  • More than 200 sevillanos take English classes at the Center, thus facilitating contact between the American and Spanish students on site
  • On-site cultural activities (movies, dances, music, etc.)
  • Regular guided study visits to local sites of interest
  • Monthly fiestas at the Center for American and Spanish students
  • Speaking Partners

On-Site Faculty and Staff

  • On-site Resident Director and Staff
  • Housing Coordinator
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Tenured professors
  • Faculty office hours and tutoring
  • Staff escorts for medical visits

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Universidad Pablo de Olavide

The Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO) is a public university committed to high quality education.  UPO is located in a single campus and equipped with the latest technologies.  The campus is just outside of the city of Seville, easily accessible via subway and bus.  Teaching, research, and social and sport activities are all within its 140 hectares of land. 

The UPO is officially recognized as the second most important Spanish University in investigative leadership.

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Universidad de Sevilla

The Universidad de Sevilla (USEV) is an institution of higher education committed to study, teaching and research, as well as the generation, development and expansion of knowledge to serve citizens and society.  Closely linked to the history of Seville and Andalusia, the USEV combines the values of tradition with those of an innovative institution of quality and excellence.  It is a university as cutting edge and cosmopolitan as the city of Seville itself. 

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