Buenos Aires Upper Division Spanish

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*Non–US Passport Holders interested in the Buenos Aires Program must speak with the International Programs Office before submitting an application to discuss the visa process.

The Buenos Aires Upper Division Spanish Summer Program

This Upper Division program is perfect for students looking to further their knowledge of the Spanish language. With the unique opportunity to live with carefully chosen homestay families, students experience the most organic form of cultural immersion. The student will be able to embrace the culture, customs and language of the Argentine people within the comfort of a family unit. In their classes, students are expected to read, learn, and speak solely in the Spanish language.

Program Dates

May 6th, 2018 - June 29th, 2018

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.


Room & Board: $4,336.00

Additional costs may include $40 for Emergency Medical Assistance

Course Requirements:

Must take 2 courses (8 unit minimum), students cannot take all 3 courses

Course Offerings

SPAN 380 - History and Culture of Latin America (4 Units)

Prerequisite: SPAN 252 or equivalent competency

  • Latin American history and culture from the indigenous civilizations to the present. Students attend lectures, participate in discussions, and do field work in the environs of the country in which they are studying. Taught only in Latin America

SPAN 440 - Latin American Texts (4 units)

Prerequisites: Two courses from the SPAN 300, SPAN 341, and SPAN 345 sequence.

  • A survey style course that highlights key texts, movements, foundational authors, genres, and themes in Latin American culture.

SPAN 492 - Business Spanish (4 Units)

Prerequisite: Two courses from the SPAN 300, SPAN 341, and SPAN 345 sequence or consent of the division

IPIN 495 - Internship Course (1 unit)

  • A supervised academic internship in a student's area of interest overseas in an international program. Internships may be with a non-profit, government agency, political, religious, educational, business or humanitarian organization. The student is required to maintain a regular schedule of on-duty hours each week and attend the internship seminar (Offered only in International Programs).

IPIN 495L - International Programs' Internship II (3 units)

  • Designed to accompany IPIN 495 in cases where a student seeks additional internship units. Offered only in International Programs. To be taken concurrently with IPIN 495. CR/NC grading only.



The Visiting Faculty

Professor Cristina Roggero

Visiting Instructor of Hispanic Studies, International Studies and Languages Division, Seaver College







Updated: 09.15.17