Miami in Spain - Arches
Miami in Spain - Camino de Santiago
Miami in Spain - Castle
Students with local woman at Palenquera en la Torre
Stained glass window in a church
Plaza de santa domingo

Miami in Spain

Photos from the 2014 Miami-in-Spain Program

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OBTAIN UP TO 9 CREDIT HOURS
COURSES COUNT TOWARD GLOBAL MIAMI PLAN REQUIREMENT

 

PROGRAM DATES: May 21 - July 16, 2019

PROFESSORS: The program is led by Professors Marisol del Teso Craviotto y José Domínguez Búrdalo.

COURSE OFFERINGS:

Common program (May 21-June 29). 6 credits from:

  • SPN 312 (Introduction to Spanish Linguistics)
  • SPN 317 (Business Spanish)
  • SPN 352 (Cultural History of Spain II)
  • SPN 342 (Spanish Conversation)
  • SPN 450 A (Language and Migration)

After the common program, students choose from two options:

OPTION A. 3 credits

  • SPN 319 (Cultural Trip: Conociendo España)
  • SPN 321 (The Way of St. James / El Camino de Santiago)

OPTION B. 3 credits

  • SPN 370 (Spain in the Kitchen / España, para comérsela)

PROGRAM TRIPS:

  • Two long-weekend trips for individual travel
  • Asturias (May 24-25). Visits to Oviedo, Bulnes, Santillana del Mar, and Altamira pre-historic caves)
  • Brussels and Bruges (June 5-9).
  • OPTION A. Camino de Santiago (June 30 -July 9) – Students earn 2 credit hours while hiking/biking The Way of St. James. See this video clip with more than 10,000 views.
  • OPTION A. Cultural Trip through Spain (July 10 - July 16) – Students earn 1 credit hour while participating in the cultural journey to historic sites in Central and Southern Spain: Merida, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, and Salamanca.
  • OPTION B. Spain in the Kitchen – Cultural Trip (June 30 – July 16) Exploration of Spanish culture through travel and cuisine. Students will take cooking classes and participate in culinary events while visiting sites of important artistic or historical value, such as Santiago de Compostela, Valencia, Madrid, Cádiz, Sevilla and Cáceres, visiting also Cuenca, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba y Mérida.

 

HOW DOES THIS WORK WITH YOUR SPANISH MINOR OR MAJOR?

You can finish your minor in Spain. If you have taken 311 and 315 by December 2018, then:

  • Spring 2019: take SPN 351
  • Spain 2019:   SPN 352 + (312 or 317 or 342) + 321 + 319 or
  • SPN 352 + (312 or 317 or 342) + SPN 370
  • MINOR COMPLETED!

You can finish several requirements for your major in Spain. If you have taken 311 and 315 by December 2018, you can finish a few of the requirements for your major in Spain:

Requirements for a major:

  • SPN 311, 312 and 315:  we offer 312
  • Choose one from 351/352, one from 361/362, and one from 381/382:  we offer 352
  • Choose one from 3 courses at the 400 level: we offer 450
  • 3 additional courses at 300 level courses (electives): we offer 317, 342, 321 + 319, 370
  • Capstone (in Oxford)

COST: Program Fee: TBD.  Tuition, per credit: $550 (Ohio residents) – $900 (non-Ohio residents) (tentative)

LOCATION: Students live with families in Gijón (Asturias). 15 miles away from Oviedo, on the shores of the Cantabrian Sea, Gijón offers an attractive combination of maritime tradition, monumental heritage, and modern urban planning right on the seashore. Its marina is a testament to its close links with the sea throughout its history.

ACCOMMOATIONS

Students live with a host family in Gijón:

  • Private room
  • Three meals a day
  • Weekly laundry service
  • Easy access to public transportation

For more information, contact:

Professor Marisol del Teso Craviotto
Irvin Hall 253
513-529-4511

 

Professor José Domínguez Búrdalo
Irvin Hall 248
513-529-4520