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Now, Universidad de Salamanca is offering some of its most popular courses online! Courses are available in Spanish, and are taught by some of their leading faculty.

On this program, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Choose 2-3 elective courses per session taught by international instructors to earn credit
  • Engage in API’s innovative and user-friendly learning platform
  • Practice Spanish with locals abroad
  • Join a keynote speaker series and engage with participants across API virtual programs
  • Earn digital badges that demonstrate cultural knowledge and the skills employers value to display on LinkedIn, e-portfolios, or other online platforms
  • Participate in immersive virtual learning and rich cultural experiences led by our Resident Directors abroad including online cooking classes (learn to make tortilla española!), museum tours, and more!

Participants can also bring their virtual experience to life by traveling to Barcelona, Madrid, and Salamanca, Spain in January 2021 for a 7-day guided experience with API! Option provided at an additional cost.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

@api Online System

Orientation Materials and Resources

API Alumni Network

API Digital Badge Program

Community-Building Activities

On Site Services

Tuition for Virtual Classwork

Optional international excursion - including airport reception, housing, medical and life insurance, and social and cultural activities

API Digital Badge Program

Cultural Webinars

Re-Entry Services

Post-Program Evaluation

Transcript

Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

Career Readiness Materials and Support, Including How To Reflect This Experience on a Resume and Job Interviews

API Digital Badge Program

Application Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to all levels of Spanish speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University Approval Form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • Entry requirement: valid passport (if participating in the international excursion)
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Program participants will have the opportunity to culminate their virtual learning experience over the summer with an optional 7-day excursion to Spain in January 2021! Students will visit the important Spanish cities of Barcelona, Madrid, and Salamanca and experience the country’s rich cultural heritage through various tours, visits to historic sites, and opportunities to experience the local culture firsthand. Please note that the international excursion requires a minimum enrollment.

What’s Included:

- Airport reception
- API safety orientation
- Housing
- API welcome dinner and several group meals (some meals on own)
- Medical and life insurance
- In-country transportation
- Entrance fees
- Social and cultural activities

Program participants will have the opportunity to culminate their virtual learning experience over the summer with an optional 7-day excursion to Spain in January or March 2021! Students will visit the important Spanish cities of Barcelona, Madrid, and Salamanca and experience the country’s rich cultural heritage through various tours, visits to historic sites, and opportunities to experience the local culture firsthand. Please note that the international excursion requires a minimum enrollment.

What You’ll Study

TOTAL CREDITS - 4-6 U.S. semester credits

Students will enroll in a Spanish Grammar course for two hours per day in addition to 1-3 electives from some of Universidad de Salamanca's most popular offerings to complete online over the summer. Students choosing only one elective will complete a total of 60 contact hours, and earn 4 U.S. semester credits. Students choosing two electives will complete a total of 80 contact hours, and earn approximately 5 U.S. semester credits. Students may choose a maximum of three electives.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students will receive a transcript from the Universidad de Salamanca upon completion of their program.

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    Rebecca Cott

    Rebecca Cott will be your Program Manager and prepare you to go abroad!

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    Inma Borrego

    Inma will be one of your Resident Directors in Salamanca and will be a resource for you on-site.

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    Miguel Blanco

    Miguel will be one of your Resident Directors in Salamanca and a resource for you while you are in Spain.

COURSE OFFERINGS

Students will enroll in a Spanish Grammar course in addition to 2-3 electives from some of Universidad de Salamanca's most popular offerings to complete online over the summer. All courses are subject to change and no course is guaranteed. All courses are subject to enrollment requirements.

Most API partner universities in Spain operate on the contact hour system, wherein the number of credits earned depends on the time spent in class. To determine the conversion of contact hours to U.S. credits, divide the contact hours available by 15.

Courses will be delivered live via Zoom starting at 9am or 4pm (Spain time). API students will be able to select the 4pm offering when registering in order to align with U.S. daytime hours. Language placement tests will also be administered online.

Spanish Grammar - Beginner

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar. Particular attention is given to the difficult parts of speech that foreign students encounter.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Vocabulary - Beginner

Students learn vocabulary words grouped by semantic meanings. Practice of vocabulary in this arrangement allows students to learn not only the words, but also to be able to recognize and understand them in context.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Activities for Communication - Beginner

This course provides students with practical situations in order to use their knowledge of the Spanish language. The focus is on sentence structure and the correct usage of grammar.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Language Lab - Beginner

In this course, students practice basic useful Spanish sentences, as well as the sounds or sequences of sounds which are especially difficult for foreign speakers. The goal is to improve pronunciation.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Intermediate

This course gives a general view of the most important grammar points in Spanish, reviewing the basic verb tenses and adding the subjunctive and conditional forms. Vocabulary expansion is stressed as an important aid to fluency.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Advanced

These courses offer a systematic review of all verb tenses and moods and help students to further develop and improve their writing skills. Vocabulary acquisition is a key component in both advanced and superior levels. Courses are taught at the appropriate level (advanced or superior) and are similar in structure.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Superior

These courses offer a systematic review of all verb tenses and moods and help students to further develop and improve their writing skills. Vocabulary acquisition is a key component in both advanced and superior levels. Courses are taught at the appropriate level (advanced or superior) and are similar in structure.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Conversation and Composition - Intermediate

Students learn how to make clear and detailed descriptions, narrations and oral presentations. Students be taught how to understand and summarize oral texts (radio, television, films) as well as how to read and understand written texts (press, advertisements, magazines, books), and also give oral presentations in class. Students receive guidelines on how to develop their ability to write clear texts, using a coherent organization, proper distribution of ideas, and distribution of the ideas and an appropriate use of the connectives and the vocabulary.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Conversation and Composition - Advanced

Students learn how to make clear and detailed descriptions, narrations and oral presentations. Students be taught how to understand and summarize oral texts (radio, television, films) as well as how to read and understand written texts (press, advertisements, magazines, books), and also give oral presentations in class. Students receive guidelines on how to develop their ability to write clear texts, using a coherent organization, proper distribution of ideas, and distribution of the ideas and an appropriate use of the connectives and the vocabulary.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Art History - Intermediate

This course is dedicated to the history of art in Spain. It includes the study of architectural styles (Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque), painting by important Spanish artists, and the study of major artworks and monuments in Spain. It is helpful to have some background in art history terminology.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Art History - Advanced

This course is dedicated to the history of art in Spain. It includes the study of architectural styles (Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque), painting by important Spanish artists, and the study of major artworks and monuments in Spain. It is helpful to have some background in art history terminology.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish for Business - Intermediate

This course focuses on the business world in Spain. The class also includes helpful vocabulary related to business, “how to” information, and common business practices and formalities that are useful to know, such as how to write a formal business letter in Spanish. It is helpful to have some knowledge of the business world, economics, or general concepts related to these topics.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish for Business - Advanced

This course focuses on the business world in Spain. The class also includes helpful vocabulary related to business, “how to” information, and common business practices and formalities that are useful to know, such as how to write a formal business letter in Spanish. It is helpful to have some knowledge of the business world, economics, or general concepts related to these topics.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Culture - Intermediate

This course presents a wide variety of information about Spain and its people. Topics include an introduction to the most important aspects of Spanish geography, history, politics, art history, and popular culture (bullfighting, flamenco, and music). This is an excellent option for the student wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the country and culture.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Culture - Advanced

This course presents a wide variety of information about Spain and its people. Topics include an introduction to the most important aspects of Spanish geography, history, politics, art history, and popular culture (bullfighting, flamenco, and music). This is an excellent option for the student wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the country and culture.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Communication - Intermediate

This class is designed to work on the ability of students to express themselves in Spanish. This is a very good option for advanced level students who want to work on their speaking skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Communication - Advanced

This class is designed to work on the ability of students to express themselves in Spanish. This is a very good option for advanced level students who want to work on their speaking skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Writing - Intermediate

This is a seminar on written Spanish expression. It is designed to improve writing skills. Exercises include writing papers, essays, and other genre of the written word in Spanish. This course is helpful for students who already have a strong verbal ability in Spanish and want to increase their written ability.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Writing - Advanced

This is a seminar on written Spanish expression. It is designed to improve writing skills. Exercises include writing papers, essays, and other genres of the written word in Spanish. This course is helpful for students who already have a strong verbal ability in Spanish and want to increase their written ability.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Analysis of Literary Texts - Intermediate

This course is a combination of literature and writing. Coursework includes reading and studying texts, commenting on them, and producing a written review.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Analysis of Literary Texts - Advanced

This course is a combination of literature and writing. Coursework includes reading and studying texts, commenting on them, and producing a written review.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Contemporary Spanish Literature - Intermediate

This course is a literature class focused on the turn of the century and 20th century authors. Possible authors include: Miguel de Unamuno, Lorca, the Generations of ‘98 and ‘27, and many others. This course requires good reading and writing skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Contemporary Spanish Literature - Advanced

This course is a literature class focused on the turn of the century and 20th-century authors. Possible authors include: Miguel de Unamuno, Lorca, the Generations of ‘98 and ‘27, and many others. This course requires good reading and writing skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Economy and Society in Present-Day Spain - Intermediate

This course challenges the common assumptions about Spain and its place in the modern world. Topics addressed include rapidly developing industries in Spain and a look at the continuously improving economy. Also to be addressed is the role of society within the framework of a modernizing and improving Spain.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Economy and Society in Present-Day Spain - Advanced

This course challenges the common assumptions about Spain and its place in the modern world. Topics addressed include rapidly developing industries in Spain and a look at the continuously improving economy. Also to be addressed is the role of society within the framework of a modernizing and improving Spain.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

History of Contemporary Spain - Intermediate

This course has three primary objectives: to help students analyze and put into context the main spatial and temporal events that shape the history of contemporary Spain; to understand, from the most relevant historical events of the twentieth century, the historical, social and political life of recent Spain; to focus on the importance of contemporary Spanish history within the European and international scene.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

History of Contemporary Spain - Advanced

This course has three primary objectives: to help students analyze and put into context the main spatial and temporal events that shape the history of contemporary Spain; to understand, from the most relevant historical events of the twentieth century, the historical, social and political life of recent Spain; to focus on the importance of contemporary Spanish history within the European and international scene.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Translation Course - Intermediate

This course is a study of the main similarities between English and Spanish according to sentence structures. Students analyze the errors commonly made, and identify the means to recognize and avoid such errors.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Translation Course - Advanced

This course is a study of the main similarities between English and Spanish according to sentence structures. Students analyze the errors commonly made, and identify the means to recognize and avoid such errors.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Beginner

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of Spanish grammar. Particular attention is given to the difficult parts of speech that foreign students encounter.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Vocabulary - Beginner

Students learn vocabulary words grouped by semantic meanings. Practice of vocabulary in this arrangement allows students to learn not only the words, but also to be able to recognize and understand them in context.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Activities for Communication - Beginner

This course provides students with practical situations in order to use their knowledge of the Spanish language. The focus is on sentence structure and the correct usage of grammar.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Language Lab - Beginner

In this course, students practice basic useful Spanish sentences, as well as the sounds or sequences of sounds which are especially difficult for foreign speakers. The goal is to improve pronunciation.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Intermediate

This course gives a general view of the most important grammar points in Spanish, reviewing the basic verb tenses and adding the subjunctive and conditional forms. Vocabulary expansion is stressed as an important aid to fluency.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Advanced

These courses offer a systematic review of all verb tenses and moods and help students to further develop and improve their writing skills. Vocabulary acquisition is a key component in both advanced and superior levels. Courses are taught at the appropriate level (advanced or superior) and are similar in structure.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Spanish Grammar - Superior

These courses offer a systematic review of all verb tenses and moods and help students to further develop and improve their writing skills. Vocabulary acquisition is a key component in both advanced and superior levels. Courses are taught at the appropriate level (advanced or superior) and are similar in structure.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 3   Contact Hours: 45

View Syllabus   

Conversation and Composition - Intermediate

Students learn how to make clear and detailed descriptions, narrations and oral presentations. Students be taught how to understand and summarize oral texts (radio, television, films) as well as how to read and understand written texts (press, advertisements, magazines, books), and also give oral presentations in class. Students receive guidelines on how to develop their ability to write clear texts, using a coherent organization, proper distribution of ideas, and distribution of the ideas and an appropriate use of the connectives and the vocabulary.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Conversation and Composition - Advanced

Students learn how to make clear and detailed descriptions, narrations and oral presentations. Students be taught how to understand and summarize oral texts (radio, television, films) as well as how to read and understand written texts (press, advertisements, magazines, books), and also give oral presentations in class. Students receive guidelines on how to develop their ability to write clear texts, using a coherent organization, proper distribution of ideas, and distribution of the ideas and an appropriate use of the connectives and the vocabulary.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Art History - Intermediate

This course is dedicated to the history of art in Spain. It includes the study of architectural styles (Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque), painting by important Spanish artists, and the study of major artworks and monuments in Spain. It is helpful to have some background in art history terminology.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Art History - Advanced

This course is dedicated to the history of art in Spain. It includes the study of architectural styles (Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque), painting by important Spanish artists, and the study of major artworks and monuments in Spain. It is helpful to have some background in art history terminology.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish for Business - Intermediate

This course focuses on the business world in Spain. The class also includes helpful vocabulary related to business, “how to” information, and common business practices and formalities that are useful to know, such as how to write a formal business letter in Spanish. It is helpful to have some knowledge of the business world, economics, or general concepts related to these topics.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish for Business - Advanced

This course focuses on the business world in Spain. The class also includes helpful vocabulary related to business, “how to” information, and common business practices and formalities that are useful to know, such as how to write a formal business letter in Spanish. It is helpful to have some knowledge of the business world, economics, or general concepts related to these topics.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Culture - Intermediate

This course presents a wide variety of information about Spain and its people. Topics include an introduction to the most important aspects of Spanish geography, history, politics, art history, and popular culture (bullfighting, flamenco, and music). This is an excellent option for the student wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the country and culture.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Culture - Advanced

This course presents a wide variety of information about Spain and its people. Topics include an introduction to the most important aspects of Spanish geography, history, politics, art history, and popular culture (bullfighting, flamenco, and music). This is an excellent option for the student wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the country and culture.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Communication - Intermediate

This class is designed to work on the ability of students to express themselves in Spanish. This is a very good option for advanced level students who want to work on their speaking skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Communication - Advanced

This class is designed to work on the ability of students to express themselves in Spanish. This is a very good option for advanced level students who want to work on their speaking skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Writing - Intermediate

This is a seminar on written Spanish expression. It is designed to improve writing skills. Exercises include writing papers, essays, and other genre of the written word in Spanish. This course is helpful for students who already have a strong verbal ability in Spanish and want to increase their written ability.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Spanish Writing - Advanced

This is a seminar on written Spanish expression. It is designed to improve writing skills. Exercises include writing papers, essays, and other genres of the written word in Spanish. This course is helpful for students who already have a strong verbal ability in Spanish and want to increase their written ability.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Analysis of Literary Texts - Intermediate

This course is a combination of literature and writing. Coursework includes reading and studying texts, commenting on them, and producing a written review.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Analysis of Literary Texts - Advanced

This course is a combination of literature and writing. Coursework includes reading and studying texts, commenting on them, and producing a written review.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Contemporary Spanish Literature - Intermediate

This course is a literature class focused on the turn of the century and 20th century authors. Possible authors include: Miguel de Unamuno, Lorca, the Generations of ‘98 and ‘27, and many others. This course requires good reading and writing skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Contemporary Spanish Literature - Advanced

This course is a literature class focused on the turn of the century and 20th-century authors. Possible authors include: Miguel de Unamuno, Lorca, the Generations of ‘98 and ‘27, and many others. This course requires good reading and writing skills.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Economy and Society in Present-Day Spain - Intermediate

This course challenges the common assumptions about Spain and its place in the modern world. Topics addressed include rapidly developing industries in Spain and a look at the continuously improving economy. Also to be addressed is the role of society within the framework of a modernizing and improving Spain.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Economy and Society in Present-Day Spain - Advanced

This course challenges the common assumptions about Spain and its place in the modern world. Topics addressed include rapidly developing industries in Spain and a look at the continuously improving economy. Also to be addressed is the role of society within the framework of a modernizing and improving Spain.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

History of Contemporary Spain - Intermediate

This course has three primary objectives: to help students analyze and put into context the main spatial and temporal events that shape the history of contemporary Spain; to understand, from the most relevant historical events of the twentieth century, the historical, social and political life of recent Spain; to focus on the importance of contemporary Spanish history within the European and international scene.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

History of Contemporary Spain - Advanced

This course has three primary objectives: to help students analyze and put into context the main spatial and temporal events that shape the history of contemporary Spain; to understand, from the most relevant historical events of the twentieth century, the historical, social and political life of recent Spain; to focus on the importance of contemporary Spanish history within the European and international scene.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Translation Course - Intermediate

This course is a study of the main similarities between English and Spanish according to sentence structures. Students analyze the errors commonly made, and identify the means to recognize and avoid such errors.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus   

Translation Course - Advanced

This course is a study of the main similarities between English and Spanish according to sentence structures. Students analyze the errors commonly made, and identify the means to recognize and avoid such errors.

Language of Instruction: Spanish   

Recommended US semester credits: 1.33   Contact Hours: 20

View Syllabus