2017 Fall Semester Program: Universidad de Sevilla

Fall 2017 click here for price click here for dates

Language Eligibility: open to all levels of Spanish
-Students at any level can take courses in English.
-In order to take Intermediate level courses taught in Spanish, students must have completed at least 3 semesters or 5 quarters of college level Spanish.
-In order to take Advanced level courses taught in Spanish, students must have completed at least 4 semesters or 6 quarters of college level Spanish.

For additional eligibility requirements such as minimum GPAclick here.

Total contact hours: 180-225 per semester. 15 contact hours = 1 semester credit; 10 contact hours = 1 quarter unit.

Possible U.S. Credits: 12-15 semester credits per semester. Normal course load is 4-5 classes per semester.

Final transcript is issued by the Universidad de Sevilla. Classes are taken with other American and foreign students.

Universidad de Sevilla – Semester Course Offerings

All students MUST get a total of 8 classes approved by their academic advisor, in case of changes in course availability or schedule conflicts. That way, if a class is full or cancelled, or if 2 of the classes you want to take meet at the same time, you’ll already have back-up classes that you know your school will accept. When you pre-register for classes (this happens after you’re accepted), you will have to list a total of 8 possible classes on your registration form, in order of preference.

  • The final transcript for this program is issued by the Universidad de Sevilla.
  • Each class is 45 contact hours (3 semester credits).
  • Students take 4 or 5 courses from the list below.
  • Students taking electives in English (i.e. students with a Beginner to Low Intermediate level of Spanish) will be required to take at least one Spanish language class.


Spanish Language Classes – for Beginner and Low Intermediate Levels

Conversation and Composition in Spanish (for Beginner level)
Keys to Spanish Vocabulary (for Low Intermediate level or higher; 2 semesters college Spanish or equivalent)
Progressive Spanish for English-Speaking Students (for Low Intermediate level)

Elective Classes in English


Elective Classes in Spanish

Cursos de Filología – taught in Spanish – Intermediate Level


Cursos de Geografía e Historia – Taught in Spanish – Intermediate Level


Cursos de Filología – Taught in Spanish – Advanced Level

Spanish Grammar
Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
Spanish in America
The Arab Influence in Spanish Literature
The Image of Spain on the Cinema Screen
The Art of Flamenco as a Process of Communication in the 2st Century: Interdisciplinary Analysis and Musical Aesthetics
Business Spanish
Publicity and Propaganda in Mass Society
Cervantes: a Study of Don Quixote
Contemporary Spanish Women Writers
Introduction to Translation: Culture, Vocabulary and Process
NEW! Travel Literature: The Search for an Ideal, the Surprise Reality Provides


Cursos de Geografía e Historia – Taught in Spanish – Advanced Level

Historical Perspective of 3 Cultures in Medieval Spain (VIII – XV c.): Christians, Muslims & Jews
International Relations in Early Modern Europe (XVI – XVIII c.)
Spanish Paintings: El Greco to Picasso
Art of Islamic Spain
History of European Cinema
Inter-American Relations
Political Transition and Democracy in Spain (1975-2000)
Women in Art: Visions from Difference to Equality
Economy, Society and Environment in Spain
The Culture of Cuisine in Spain
Wine in Spain: History, Culture and Economy