The Southern Cone Program is for students interested in studying Spanish and a range of topics related to Latin America in two different capital cities of South America. The program begins with a three-week culture course in Buenos Aires, Argentina, followed by a full semester in Santiago, Chile. No particular major is required for eligibility. Students are normally of sophomore or junior standing.
Students typically take 5-6 courses during the semester. HMN 186 and one course taught by the Resident Professor are required. Students may choose to do an internship. The program includes 2-3 weeks of travel to sites of cultural and historical interest. Students typically live with host families.
Courses in the Spanish language sequence that are offered as needed include:
|SPA 111||Elementary Spanish I||3|
|SPA 112||Elementary Spanish II||3|
|SPA 154||Accelerated Intermediate Spanish||3|
|SPA 213||Encounters: Hispanic Literature and Culture||4|
Courses in the Spanish major/minor that are offered as needed include:
|SPA 303||Spanish Conversation||3|
|SPA 319||Literary and Cultural Studies of Spanish America||3|
Courses in the Spanish major/minor that are offered on a rotating basis include:
|COM 270||Special Seminar (Cine Chileno: Una Visión de la Historia (1940-1979))||1-3|
|POL 242||Topics in Comparative Politics||3|
Additional courses in English and Spanish are available on a rotating basis.
Program Director: Peter Siavelis
Applications available at the Center for Global Programs and Studies