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Spanish study abroad courses offered online

January 24, 2021

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Spanish Studies is offering online courses this spring semester for students with a Spanish major, Spanish minor, or general interest in Spanish.

Courses will be delivered virtually from the Center for Cross-Cultural Study in Seville, Spain. They are designed for students who cannot travel for a study abroad program but still are looking to develop their Spanish language skills and cultural understanding of Spain.

Spring 2021 online programs (link)

Feb. 1-26
SPAN 207VP: Oral Survival in Spanish
SPAN 312VP: Foundations of Spanish Culture

March 1-26
SPAN 208VP: Spanish for the Health Professions
ARHI 333VP: Splendor by the Guadalquivir: Baroque Art in Seville

April 5-30
BSMG 335VP: International Business & the European Union
SPAN 379VP: Spain in the 21st Century: Nationalism, Populism & Social Movements

May 3-28
SPAN 202VP: Intensive Intermediate Spanish & Culture
SPAN 355VP: Reading Seville: A Literary Journey

About the courses:

  • 3 credits, 45 contact hours each course
  • All courses meet Monday through Friday for four weeks; courses have a required meeting time
  • All courses are taught in Spanish by native professors from Spain
  • Courses may be submitted for transfer consideration to Saint Mary’s by providing official transcript to the registrar

Cost includes:

  • Tuition – $800 per course
  • Spanish Studies transcript
  • Virtual study visits and cultural activities

Additional information:

  • There is no GPA requirement.
  • An intermediate level of Spanish or higher is required. Language and content courses have different language prerequisites: please read the course descriptions carefully and consult your faculty adviser about how these courses may apply to your degree. Students with questions regarding language requirements may consult Dr. John Reed at or Kyle Black at
  • Students pay Spanish Studies directly.

Application process:

  • Create an account and apply online through Spanish Studies.
  • With a rolling admissions, enroll up to one week prior to the start of each course.

For additional information, contact Tracy Lehnertz, associate dean of International Programs, at