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CIEE - Spanish

VISION

Gordon's Department of Language and Linguistics recommends CIEE's programs for students majoring in Spanish, who are required to study abroad for a minimum of one semester. (Note: These programs are approved ONLY for students majoring in Spanish.)

The locations available through CIEE are:

  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo only)
  • Peru
  • Spain

QUALIFICATIONS

Students wishing to apply for CIEE must:

  • Have Junior or Senior standing at the time of participation.
  • Be Spanish major/minor
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (GPA may be 2.75 for some CIEE locations)
  • Have the approval of their Spanish major advisor for their location choice

CREDIT

Upon arrival, students take a placement exam. Students who place below the advanced level may be required to enroll in an additional language course for advanced or intermediate composition.
In general, students take a minimum of one required Spanish language course and four elective courses. These electives can include CIEE courses, regular university courses, and any offered. Students eligible to do so must take one regular university course.

Global Understanding core credit can be fulfilled by this semester program when students participate in COR210 pre-departure and COR211 upon re-entry. Lab fees apply.

COST

As a Spanish major, you pay regular Gordon semester costs (tuition, light board, housing and fees) and will be eligible to maintain all scholarships toward the cost of the program. The following is included:

  • Tuition and direct program costs
  • Room and board (Note: in some CIEE programs, only two meals per day are covered)

Not covered:

  • Flights to and from program
  • Personal expenses
  • Local travel
  • Course material

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINES

Students wishing to study abroad must first submit an online seat application and have an interview with the Global Education Office.

FALL SEMESTER:
Online seat applications must be submitted and interviews completed by March 1. You will be notified within five days of the deadline regarding the decision on your seat application.

After you've been approved by the Global Education Office, proceed directly with your program's application process. CIEE program deadlines vary by location. Check the specific web pages.

SPRING SEMESTER:
Online seat applications must be submitted and interviews completed by September 30. You will be notified within five days of the deadline regarding the decision on your seat application.

*Applicants for SPAIN only: the seat application and interview deadline is September 15.*

After you've been approved by the Global Education Office, proceed directly with your program's application process. CIEE program deadlines vary by location. Check the specific web pages.

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