Prior to departure for Spain, students register for two of the following courses for a total of six-seven credits, according to the appropriate level. If you have any questions about the academic program or course placement, please contact Education Abroad. Classes are typically held Monday through Friday at Casa de Las Lenguas from approximately 9:30am-2:15pm, with a break between morning and afternoon classes for lunch.
Temple students who successfully complete (with a C- or better) credit-bearing coursework worth at least three semester hours in this program will satisfy the World Society (GG) requirement.
Morning Session Spanish Language Course Offerings
One of the two courses must be the appropriate level of Spanish language study. Language classes are given mornings, Monday through Friday, at the University of Oviedo by native Spanish-speaking professors, and are designed to improve your understanding of Spanish and to strengthen your speaking and writing skills. Upon arrival in Oviedo, you will take a placement test to confirm your level and course.
- Spanish 1002: Basic II (4 credits)
Note: This course is only available to students who will be taking Spanish 0837: Eating Cultures; all other students must have successfully completed Spanish 1002 prior to the start of the program. Prerequisite: Spanish 1001: Basic I, or equivalent.
- Spanish 1003: Intermediate I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Spanish 1002: Basic II, or equivalent.
- Spanish 2001: Conversational Review (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Spanish 1003: Intermediate I, or equivalent.
- Spanish 3001: Advanced Composition and Conversation (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Spanish 2096: Composition, or equivalent.
- Spanish 3003: Advanced Grammar for Communication (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Spanish 2096: Composition, or equivalent
NOTE: Spanish 2096 is not offered on this program. Students who have already taken Spanish 2001, but have not taken Spanish 2096 must complete Spanish 2096 prior to departure for Spain so that they are eligible to take either Spanish 3001 or Spanish 3003 as their morning language course.
Afternoon Session Course Offerings
All students also enroll in one of the following afternoon courses.
- Spanish 2002: Hispanic Readings I (3 credits)
Prerequisite for this course in Spain: Spanish 1002, or equivalent. Taught in Spanish.
- Spanish 0837: Eating Cultures (3 credits)
Fulfills GB (Human Behavior GenEd) requirement. Taught in English.
- Spanish 3221: Spanish Culture and Civilization (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Spanish 2096: Composition, or equivalent.Taught in Spanish.