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Madrid Upper Division Spanish Summer Program

Buenos Aires Upper Division Spanish proram is specifically designed to take students to their next level of language acquisition and cultural understanding through full immersion into Spanish culture. Students live in homestays, take classes at a local university and pledge to speak Spanish at all times.  

Program Dates

May 3, 2024 - June 28, 2024

*The dates listed will include departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

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Tuition:  $1,955 per unit per unit (standard Malibu summer tuition rate)

Room & Board: $4,944

Program Specific Costs:

Global Health Insurance Fee: $189*

*Charged to student's account

Course Requirements

8 unit minimum requirement. Students must take SPAN 380 

Course Offerings

Hum 296: Enriching the International Experince II (0)

This course is designed to enrich the student’s international experience by providing opportunities to engage more fully with the culture and to reflect more deeply on the experience. It is the goal of this course to help students know how to look at and listen to their new culture and how to give meaning to their international experience. Taught only in International Programs. May be repeated in a different location. Cr/NC grading only.

SPAN 350 Advanced Conversation (4)

Prerequisite: SPAN 252 or equivalent competency

  • The cultural heritage of Argentina from a historical perspective. Areas of emphasis include 

SPAN 380 History and Culture of Latin Anerica (4) *REQUIRED*

Prerequisite: SPAN 252 or equivalent competency

  • Latin Amerivan history and civilization from the earliest time to the present. Students attend lectures, participate in discussions, and do field work.

SPAN 440 Latin Texts (4)

GE: Literature, Writing Intensive, Research Methods

Prerequisite: 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 culture.


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Updated: 6.29.23