This program allows you to develop an understanding of the culture and history of Latin America in general, and Argentina in particular, in the heart of the region's most culturally sophisticated city. Courses are delivered in English and Spanish by our international faculty, who will put you in touch with this elegant location's fascinating legacy in literature, art, architecture, and history. Interact with the city as you explore museums and galleries and meet local experts. An Early Start option includes a two-week intensive language preparation course.
Buenos Aires provides students with an ideal setting in which to study abroad, having retained many old European traditions while emerging as a political, commercial, and industrial center of Argentina. The greater Buenos Aires area boasts more than 13 million people -- with 3 million within the city limits -- and is famous for its diverse multinational population, rich landscape, and vibrant culture. The city's residents exude a warmth and friendliness that invites you to hone your Spanish language skills while engaging in your surroundings.
As a CEA student, watch and learn how to dance the tango, Argentina's national dance, or debate politics in a neighborhood café. Don't forget to check out Plaza de Mayo, the Casa Rosada, or the Colón Theater. Explore the country's vast and dramatic landscape from the subtropical North to the sub-Antarctic South. Take advantage of the city's status as a transportation hub and explore even more of Argentina, including lguazú Falls, Mendoza, Bariloche, Mar del Plata, Tigre, and Córdoba.
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 by following these instructions:
Choose the correct semester and year next to “Available Sessions” at the top left (e.g. “Spring 2019 Semester”). If students select the optional Early Start program (e.g. “Spring 2019 Semester – Early Start”), students will be billed the additional Early Start program fee and the credits will be calculated into the total semester abroad credits.
Click on the “Course Listing” tab.
To expand and view all of the courses at once, click on “View All” to the right of the course category headings.
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 from CEA Buenos Aires, Argentina will transfer as follows:
Credit at CEA Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Credit at Chapman University
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grade at CEA Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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.