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Alamo Colleges in Spain

Deadline to apply:  December 8, 2017,  Click here to apply.

For scholarship information click here.

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Alamo Colleges in Spain

Deadline to apply:  December 8, 2017,  Click here to apply.

For scholarship information click here.

ALAMO COLLEGES IN SPAIN

Students will visit the vibrant cities of Madrid, Salamanca, Toledo, Sevilla and the Canary Islands. While Studying in Spain, students will engage discussions, classes, artistic projects and a variety of experiences that will enhance their understanding of the Spanish culture and language. In addition, students will further develop their understanding of cultures, art composition, architecture and design as inspiration the many images encountered while visiting world-renowned museums, cathedrals, galleries, and exhibition spaces. Students will find themselves immersed in new experiences everyday ! 

PROGRAM DATES:

  May 19 - June 9, 2018

 

PROGRAM SITE:


Seville, Spain

 

COURSES: 

Elementary Spanish I (SPAN 1411) or SPAN 1412 or SPAN 2311 and Art Appreciation (ARTS 1301); and Interpersonal Communication (SPCH 1318)


ACADEMIC INFORMATION:

Students are required to take two courses and will receive up to seven hours of credit upon successful completion of the program.   


PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 GPA and 12 cumulative academic credits. Alamo Colleges expects study abroad participants to perform academically at standards commensurate with on-campus performance. This includes attending class, exams, reading required materials, completing homework, etc. If students' GPA drops below a 2.0 before they study abroad, they will not be allowed to participate in the program.  

 

FACULTY LEADERS:

Professor Lloyd Walsh has led Study Abroad courses to Spain for Alamo Colleges District five times, summer 2005 , 2010, 2013, 20 16 and 2017. Professor Walsh will be lead faculty for the Art Appreciation ( ARTS 1301). Walsh holds MFA in studio Art and has developed course material specific to Spain that emphasize a " Hands on " approach to art appreciation through digital Photography. Contact :lwalsh@alamo.edu  

Professor Barbara Mayo has led Study Abroad courses to Spain for Alamo Colleges District, Summer 2013 and UTPA in 2004. Mayo holds a Masters Degree in Communication Studies. Professor Mayo will be lead faculty for Interpersonal Communications (SPCH 1318) the course will focus on Intercultural Communication and satisfies the Alamo core Requirement needed for graduation. Contact:bmayo1@alamo.edu

Dr. Pilar Damron is from Seville , Spain, and earned her phD in English at Texas Tech University. She earned her MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from Seville University. Dr.Dramon currently teaches Spanish at Northwest Vista College Where she has been the language Coordinator for eight years. Damron will be the lead faculty for Elementary Spanish I ( SPAN 1411), Elementary Spanish II ( SPAN 1412) and  Intermediate Spanish (SPAN 2311). Contact: mdamron@alamo.edu

PROGRAM FEE:

 

* 5,675 Includes airfare, lodging, in-country transportation, all meals, and entrance fees. This does NOT include tuition, passport fees, visa fees,books, materials, and spending money. Financial aid is available. Summer Momentum Program may be applied towards tuition if applicable. 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 

December 18, 2018 2017... ( non-refundable ) ...........$200 due with application 

Once students are accepted into the program, they will follow the scheduled payments: 
 
December 15, 2017.................... $500 initial deposit 
January 19,   2018 .....................$ 1,658 
February 9 , 2018  .....................$ 1,658
March    2, 2018  ........................$1,659 

Failure to pay by the scheduled deadlines will result in cancellation of participation in the selected Study Abroad program.
 

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

May 19, 2018 Depart from the U.S. to Madrid 

May 20, 2018 Arrive in Madrid, Spain, walking tour and welcome dinner in Madrid

May 21, 2018 Prado Tour and travel to Seville - Dinner with host families 

May 22, 2018 Orientation and overview of the program 

Daily class schedule: May 22-24, 2018 

9:30 am - 10:30 am   Art appreciation 

10:45 am - 11:45 am  Spanish 

12:00 pm  - 4:00 pm   Lunch with host families 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Cultural Events

8:45 pm                      Dinner with host family 

Friday May 25, 2018 

9:30 am - 1:00 pm        Classes 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm       Lunch with host family

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm       Free afternoon 

8 : 00 pm                     Dinner with host family
 

 May 26 - 27, 2018      Over night excursion to Granada Visit the Alhambra-General life 

Daily class schedule: May 28 - 31, 2018 

9:30 am - 10:30 am    Art Appreciation 

10:45 am - 11: 45 am Spanish  

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   Intercultural communications speech 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm      Lunch with host family 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Cultural Events 

8:45 pm                      Dinner with host family  

Friday , June 1, 2018 Research day in Seville 

 
2:00 pm                   Lunch with host family 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Cultural Events 
 
8:45 pm                   Dinner with host family 

 

 
Friday, June 1, 2018 research day in Seville
2:00 pm Lunch with host family 

7 :30 pm Tablao Flamenco ( Flamenco Show ) 

8:45 Dinner with host family 

Saturday, June 2, 2018 all day excursion to Cordoba 

Sunday, June 3, 2018 Free day in Seville 

Monday , June 4, 2018 

9:30 am - 1:00 pm      Classes  

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm      Lunch with host family  

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Cultural Event 

8:45 pm                      Farewell dinner in Seville 

Tuesday , June 5, 2018 Travel to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Espana - Canary Islands 

Wednesday - Friday , June 6 - 8, 2018

 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Classes 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch with host family 

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Cultural events 

Saturday, June 9, 2018  Depart to U.S

 

ALAMO COLLEGES STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

http//alamo.edu/international/study-abroad/ 

                     


PASSPORT:

 A valid passport is required for travel. You can visit www.travel.state.gov/passaport/ for additional information.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Maria Rivera-Midence

(210) 485-0084

dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu

alamo.edu/international/study-abroad



*Alamo Colleges has taken considerable care in preparing information and materials for specific Study Abroad programs, but this information is subject to change. Although accurate at the time of publication, external events could result in changes in dates, itinerary, costs and other aspects of a program. Revised information will be provided as soon as it is made available, and participants should check with the faculty leader or the District Office of International Programs for the most recent information. Alamo Colleges will not be held responsible for unintentional misinformation.

 

 

Contact Information

Maria Rivera
Alamo Colleges District Office
201 W. Sheridan
Building C, Room 7
dst-studyabroad@alamo.edu
210-485-0084