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Spanish Study Abroad

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One of the crucial aspects of learning a foreign language is language immersion.  Every Spanish minor has to spend at least 4 weeks abroad, and every major needs to devote a semester to a study abroad program.

For our majors and minors, we offer several language immersion programs in the following countries:

There are also opportunities available in:

  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • Uruguay

How do I determine the right study abroad program for me?

1.  Contact your advisor in the Modern Languages and Cultures who will:

  • Provide you with a list of approved programs and some information about them
  • Help choose the right program for you
  • Help determine the course you will take abroad as well as the equivalencies for Spanish courses taken abroad
  • Provide you with information about the Study Abroad scholarships from the Modern Languages Department

2.  Contact the Study Abroad Office where you can find out more about:

  • Additional information about your program
  • Application procedures (fees, deadlines, etc.) and most paperwork involved
  • Program prices
  • Deadlines
  • Travel trips (getting there, etc.)
  • Documents (visa, passport etc.)
  • Scholarships (non-Modern Languages scholarships)
  • Pre-departure orientation (mandatory)
  • Approval of transfer credit

3.  Contact the Financial Aid Office

  • For information about applying your financial aid package to study abroad
  • To find out which of the programs we offer would be most affordable for you
  • To determine how any study abroad scholarships will be credited to your account (see info about scholarships for study abroad on Modern Languages homepage and inquire about other scholarship opportunities in the Study Abroad office)