Arcadia in Granada Courses

Your Spanish language courses will be determined by your level of fluency. Final course enrollment will be confirmed after your placement exam during orientation in Granada.

  • Make sure your credits transfer back for credit with your home school – this is your responsibility.
  • Please be flexible about courses – we can’t guarantee placement in specific courses.
  • Please review your course choices with your academic or study abroad advisor, and submit the online course registration form to The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University.

Optional Pre-Session

  • This course is appropriate for students at any level of Spanish proficiency. It is an excellent opportunity for students on the cusp of pursuing a more advanced program track to increase their proficiency.
  • Students enroll in an optional one-month, intensive three-credit language course (Short Term Programs – CILE). The specific level of this language course will be determined by a placement exam taken in Granada.
  • This course takes place prior to the regular semester and involves additional tuition and housing fees.

Environmental Studies

  • This program track is appropriate for students at any level of Spanish proficiency
  • Students pursue an intensive 4-credit language course at the CLM (Quarter Programs – CILE).  The specific level of this language course will be determined by a placement exam taken after the program orientation.
  • Students pursue four 3-credit electives from the Arcadia in Granada offerings in English (see below) and the CLM offerings in English or Spanish (Semester Programs – CLCE).

Electives

Course IDTitleCreditsSchoolTermSyllabus
GRAN ESSM 340 Sustainability in the Mediterranean 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF
GRAN ESEA 350 Ecosystems of Andalucia* 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF
GRAN GRMC 280 Mediterranean Cultures and Civilizations - The Great Mosaic 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF
GRAN ESMC 360 Micrometeorology and Climatology/Atmospheric Processes and Climate Change 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF
GRAN ESRE 370 Renewable Energy: Wind, Solar, Wave 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF
GRAN ESEP 330 Environmental Politics of the European Union 3 AU Spring/Fall PDF

* Students taking the Ecosystems of Andalucia course will be imposed a field studies supplemental fee.


Beginner Spanish

  • This program track is appropriate for students who have completed zero to three courses of college level Spanish or the equivalent.
  • Students take Speaking and Writing Skills (3-credits) and Spanish Grammar (3-credits). The specific level of these language courses will be determined by a placement exam taken after the program orientation.
  • Students pursue three 3-credit electives from the Arcadia in Granada offerings in English (see above) and the CLM offerings in English (Semester Programs – CLCE).

Intermediate Spanish

  • This program track is appropriate for students who have completed four to five courses of college level Spanish or the equivalent.
  • Students take Speaking and Writing Skills (3-credits) and Spanish Grammar (3-credits). The specific level of these language courses will be determined by a placement exam taken after the program orientation.
  • Students pursue three 3-credit electives from the Arcadia in Granada offerings in English (see above) and the CLM offerings in English and Spanish (Semester Programs – CLCE).

Advanced Spanish (CEH)

  • This program track is appropriate for students who have completed six or more courses of college level Spanish or the equivalent.
  • Students take Speaking and Writing Skills (3-credits). The specific level of this language course will be determined by a placement exam taken after the program orientation.
  • Students pursue four 3-credit electives from the Arcadia in Granada offerings in English (see above) and the CLM offerings in Spanish (Semester Programs – CEH).
  • Students pursuing their full course load at the CLM can choose to pursue a 45-hour internship program. This course includes a 15-hour academic seminar to reflect on the experience with your instructor.