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Study Abroad

Study Abroad Program considerations:

·Summer in San Isidro, Costa Rica

  • During this six week summer program students will take two 3 credit upper level Spanish language courses. Prerequisite – Span 202.
  • Courses available: Span 301, Span 302, Span 352, Span 405, Span 930 (Costa Rican Culture)

·Summer in Costa Rica for Nursing and Health Care Professions

  • No prior study of Spanish is required. Students take an introduction to Costa Rican Medical system course and another 5-credit course in Spanish.
  • Courses available: Span 101, Span 102, Span 201, Span 202, Span 320, Span 420

·Semester in San Isidro, Costa Rica

  • Students take four courses in total depending on level and program. Students who have taken Span 301 prior to departure take two Spanish courses and two Latin American Studies courses. Students who have not taken 301 prior to departure can take two Spanish and two LAS classes or three Spanish and one LAS course.
  • Spanish courses available: Span 101, Span 102, Span 201, Span 202, Span 301, Span 302, Span 352, Span 405, Span 410
  • LAS courses available: History of Civilization of Central America (HIST 311) and Costa Rican Environment and Geography (Geog LD GE II)

·Semester in Valladolid, Spain

  • Students can earn 14-16 credits in Spanish language, literature, and civilization.  Prerequisite - Span 301.  
  • Courses available: Span 302, Span 356, Span 363, Span 405, Span 410, Span 395. Note: Students can take Span 302 or Span 410, but not both.

·Semester in Nicaragua/Costa Rica

  • Students take four courses in total depending on level and program. Students who have taken Span 301 prior to departure take two Spanish courses and two Latin American Studies courses. Students who have not taken 301 prior to departure can take two Spanish and two LAS classes or three Spanish and one LAS course.
  • Spanish courses available: Span 101, Span 102, Span 201, Span 202, Span 301, Span 302, Span 351, Span 367, Span 405
  • LAS courses available: History of Civilization of Central America (HIST 311) and Race, Ethnicity, & Social Class (SOC 314) (Geog LD GE IIIF)

·Semester or Year in Various Countries through ISEP-Direct

  • Students who are more independent and very flexible can choose to study in Chile, Spain, or Uruguay through the ISEP-Direct program. Students must have Junior status to participate in this program.

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"UWEC has an AWESOME study abroad program, which is actually one of the reasons I chose to come here." Aryn  – Spanish

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