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Spanish Study Abroad

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