The Language, Society and Cultural Studies (LSCS) program is intended for students who have completed four semesters of college Spanish (SPAN 204) or the equivalent. In LSCS students will choose five of the ten courses offered. Subject areas include art, language, literature, history, and politics. Classes are taken with other LSCS students at CINECU. The program offers year, fall, or spring options. Year long students who begin in the LSCS program in the fall semester will move up to the Specialized Area Studies (SAS) program for the Spring semester.
Students will choose from classes offered in Spanish and in English. You will choose five classes from the classes listed below. You may choose up to two classes taught in English.
Below are the courses that may be offered for LSCS students. NOTE: Not all classes will be offered every semester.
Introduction to literary analysis through the study of Spanish and Spanish American texts representative of various genres.
Development of writing skills through frequent compositions and oral proficiency through class discussions and presentations.
A course emphasizing the vocabulary and structures of the language of mass communications, business, health professions, and political institutions.
A review of major topics in Spanish grammar, with special attention to the correct usage of these structures in writing.
Emphasis on the development of idiomatic written expression. Includes frequent compositions.
Explores concepts and terminology related to the medical field using and with respect to the Spanish language. This course is designed for students who plan to work in health-related professions.
Study of the historical, social, and political consequences of the age of discovery and colonization: Spain at the time of expansion, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, the form and function of colonial government, social unrest, independence, and the decline of Spain.
A historical analysis and contextualization of daily occurrences in Spain. This course renders special attention to Spanish political, social and economic situation, and the analysis of its international relations (mainly the European Union, Arab countries, Latin America countries and U.S.A.). Also, it analyzes topics such as the relations between the Catholic Church and the State, the Spanish nationalisms or immigration.
A study of the history, art, and culture of Islam and of Spain and Europe’s relationship with Islam.
Introduction to the history of Spain and the major styles of Spanish art. Includes visits to monuments and museums.
The history of the development of the European Union with special attention to its current and future political and economic structure, its agencies and institutions, the role of Spain, its relationship to Latin America, and the present and future of the Union within the international community.
A brief tour of the history of Spanish film from its origins through today. This course will analyze films in order to help students better understand Spanish Society and increase confidence in their ability to communicate (via reading, writing, speaking, and listening) in Spanish.
Study of the literature of Spain centering on representative authors and texts from various literary movements situates within their socio-historical contexts.
This course describes and contrasts systems and models of health policies in political, economic and cultural context to analyze the organization, management, and outcomes of health services in public, private and working field, NGO work included.
Using Seville, Andalusia, and Spain as the backdrop, this course will offer an in-depth survey of the various theories and perspectives advanced in the field of Social Psychology.
For information on general education and Spanish requirements, please refer to the Credit Information section of the Sevilla Program brochure found on the UNC Study Abroad websiteVIEW WEB
The maximum number of credit hours you may carry in any given semester is 18. The minimum number of credit hours per semester is 15.
You will register for classes before arriving in Sevilla. You will be allowed to make changes to your schedule during the first week of classes.
Notes on Registration
AAs is true for registration at your home college or university, it is the responsibility of each student to make sure that (s)he has officially registered all course changes with the program.
Non-UNC students should be aware of their home institution’s policy regarding courses and credit hours.
You are expected to attend classes on a regular basis, take all exams as scheduled by the professor, and turn in written work as required for the individual course. In no case will the UNC-CINECU staff come to your defense if you receive a low grade in a course due to your failure to attend class or to turn in written work.
You should also be aware that:
All grades (notas, calificaciones) in courses will be based either on a number scale (1-10, 10 being the highest grade) or the words sobresaliente, notable, aprobado, suspenso. Students will need to receive a grade of 5 or aprobado in order to receive UNC transfer equivalency (TREQ) credit. Please refer to Credit Information Sheet on the UNC Study Abroad website for more information.
Please refer to Credit Information Sheet on the UNC Study Abroad website.
* Dates marked with an asterisk (*) are pending confirmation.
Programa de Orientación
Las siguientes visitas serán obligatorias para todos los alumnos:
(dates and times pending confirmation)
*The dates marked with an asterisk are pending confirmation.