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: This Study Abroad Program will take place May 14 - July 11, 2016

PROFESSORS: The program will be led by José Domínguez Búrdalo (Director-in-Residence), who will teach two regular Miami classes. Co-directing the program, a second Miami faculty (Prof. del Teso Craviotto) will also teach two regular Miami courses.

COURSE OFFERINGS: The courses to be taught are:

  • SPN 312 (Introduction to Spanish Linguistics)
  • SPN 317 (Business Spanish)
  • SPN 352 (Cultural History of Spain II), and
  • SPN 319 (Cultural Trip Conocieno España)
  • SPN 321 (El Camino de Santiago) The Way of St. James
  • SPN 342 (Spanish Conversation)
  • SPN 450 A (El Camino de Santiago en la cultura española).

So that students can travel by themselves, regular classes will run as follows: two first weeks: form Monday to Friday; third and four weeks, from Monday to Wednesday; fifth week, form Monday to Thursday; last week, from Monday to Wednesday.

PROGRAM TRIPS:

  • Regular Miami Classes - 6 credits May 14th - June 22nd
  • El Camino de Santiago – On this optional trip, students can earn 2 credit hours while hiking The Way of St. James. Dates: June 23rd -July 3rd (See video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfON03L5ddI&feature=youtu.be)
  • Cultural Trip through Spain – This trip is included in the program and all students earn 1 credit hour while participating in the cultural journey to historic sites in Central and Southern Spain: Lisbon, Portugal, Merida, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, and Salamanca. Dates: July 4thd -July 10th. 

COST: Program Fee: $3,940 (tentative), Tuition, per credit: $535.60 (Ohio residents) – $889.33 (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.

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 Dec. 2015 à take 351 in the Spring à take 352 + 312 or 317  or 342 + 321 + 319 (2+1)  in Spain
  • MINOR COMPLETED!
  • If you have taken 311 and 315 by Dec. 2015, you can finish most requirements for your major in Spain:

Requirements for a major:

  • SPN 311, 312 and 315. à We offer 312
  • One two-course cultural sequence à We offer 352
  • 3 courses at the 400 level à We offer 450

    Two of these must be 400/500
  • 3 additional courses at 300 level courses (electives) à We offer 317 and 342, 321 + 319
  • Capstone (in Oxford)

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dates: May 14-July 10 (evening, around 8pm)
  • Paris Trip May 26th - May 29th
  • Courses offered: 312, 352, 317, 450, plus 321 (The Way, 2 credits) and 319 (Cultural Trip, 1 credit). TOTAL: 9 CREDIT HOURS
  • Accommodation with host families
  • Possibilities for a career in Spanish

For more information, contact:

Professor José Domínguez Búrdalo
Irvin Hall 248
domingj1@miamioh.edu
513-529-4520