Canary Islands - Upper Division Spanish

Canary Islands - Upper Division Spanish

Canary Islands - Upper Division Spanish
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Dates
18 May 2013 to 8 Jun 2013

Cost
$2,500 - Airfare not included.

Location(s)
The Canary Islands

The Canary Islands are home to some of the most beautiful locations on the planet: white sandy beaches, rolling green mountains, and even towering volcanoes. While on your study abroad program to this amazing destination you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Spanish culture both in the classroom at the University of La Laguna and on excursions throughout the islands. You’ll develop a better proficiency in Spanish through interacting with the local people and exploring culturally rich cities. Best of all, you’ll make memories that will last you a lifetime.

Registration for this program is open! If you want to join WSU for this amazing opportunity, sign up as soon as possible – spots will go fast!

Destination(s) of Program: Canary Islands, Spain
Dates of Program: May 18 – June 8, 2013
Program Directors: Dr. Diego Batista
Email: diegobatistarey@weber.edu

The Academics

For participating in this Spanish Study Abroad, you will receive the following 6 credit hours:

  • Spanish 3570 – Special Topics in Culture (3)
  • Spanish 3850 – Study Abroad (3)
For more academic details, please see the syllabus page.

The Faculty

 

Dr. Diego Batista Dr. Batista teaches Spanish for the WSU Department of Foreign Language. He was born and raised in the Canary Islands and has a broad understanding of its people, culture, social, and political infrastructure. Dr. Batista also directed the WSU Study Abroad Program to Costa Rica in 2012.

The Itinerary

May 13, 2013 Pre-Departure Orientation
May 18 – June 6, 2013 Classes and cultural activities in the Canary Islands including visits to several museums and guided tours.

 

The Details

The tentative cost of the program will include:

  • Housing
  • Some Meals
  • Excursions
  • All domestic Transportations
  • Faculty

The cost does not include your passport, a Visa, if required, international airfare, incidentals, any unscheduled travel, and excess baggage cost.

This program is open to all WSU students, faculty, and staff, as well as students from other universities; however preference will be given to WSU students. Students under 18 must have written approval by a parent/guardian to participate. All participants should have at least Spanish 2020 or equivalent. People in reasonably good health should have little concern for any physical demands. All participants must have a valid passport.

 

Payment Schedule

To Be Announced.

You may pay in person at the Hurst Center room 102B, by phone with a credit card, 626-6600.

 

The Fine Print

If the trip is cancelled, all participants will be refunded in full. Any refunds for withdrawal from the program will be determined by the Study Abroad Director according to the recoverability of incurred costs and fees, and according to Continuing Education Policy. Once the group leaves, all costs are non-refundable in their entirety. Dates and prices may change. It is the responsibility of each participant to be aware of any changes by staying in contact with Study Abroad and the program director.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your program director, or call Continuing Education at
(801) 626-6600.