This program is designed for students at the high intermediate level and above who not only want to improve their Spanish language skills, but who are also ready to take all of their courses in Spanish. The courses offered through University of Seville focus primarily on history, culture, language, and literature. You'll take classes with other North American students while sharing facilities with local students; you'll also take a course at the CEA Seville Center, which provides additional subject areas from which to select courses.
With a population of less than 1 million, Seville offers a down-to-earth lifestyle and relaxed cultural experience. Located in southern Spain, Seville is considered the guardian of all that is traditional in Spanish culture. Seville boasts a pedestrian-friendly,a centralized historic district that's, among the largest in Europe. Renowned as the birthplace of flamenco, Seville also is home to stunning architecture, including the Alcazar palaces and the world's largest Gothic cathedral, La Giralda.
Engage in true Seville culture through a myriad of traditional Spanish activities, including bullfighting, flamenco dance, and festivals, such as Semana Santa and Feria de Abril. Terrace cafés where people meet to enjoy their afternoon café con leche line the streets; you can join them to practice your Spanish. Sunbathe by the river banks, then relax at a local tapas bar where you'll enjoy good food and conversation after a day spent strolling through the shaded, winding alleyways of the Barrio Santa Cruz, the old Jewish quarter.
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for this program on the CEA Seville, Spain - Advanced Spanish Language & Culture website. Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits are articulated based on U.S. credit equivalencies and credit hours earned.
Credits from CEA Seville, Spain will transfer as follows:
Credit at CEA Seville, Spain
Credit at Chapman University
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grade at CEA Seville, Spain
Grade at Chapman University
Courses are graded according to the US grading conversion scale.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.