Wheaton in Spain

Study Spanish language and culture in Spain!

Program Overview

Summer study in Salamanca, Spain offers courses in advanced Spanish language and civilization for both language majors and non-majors. Language courses are taught by native Spanish instructors; civilization courses are taught by Wheaton faculty. Students live in Spanish homes for one month. The program includes two weeks of touring; sites visited may include Madrid, El Escorial, Toledo, Granada, Córdoba, Sevilla, Mérida, Segovia, Avila, León, Santiago de Compostela, Bilbao and other locations of interest.  The final week in Barcelona includes a service project with national Christians.

Course Offerings for Wheaton in Spain

All students earn 8 credit hours; for an additional fee, students can take Business Spanish for 2 credit hours. The courses offered meet requirements for the Spanish major and minor.

Required courses:

  • SPAN 338:  Intensive Advanced Spanish Language (4 credit hours) 
    Advanced grammar, conversation, and composition taught by native speakers in a Spanish university setting.
  • SPAN 334: Spanish Civilization and Culture (4 credit hours)
    On-site study of Spanish history, architecture, art, politics, and society.  

Optional Course: (students may choose to enroll in the course; an additional per credit hour tuition fee is charged at the standard summer tuition rate for Wheaton College)

  • SPAN 495: Spanish for Business (2 credit hours)
    For students that want to improve their Spanish communication skills for a professional environment.

Learn More

If you have questions or would like to know more about the program, please visit the Modern and Classicals Languages Department or contact Professor Sharenda Barlar for further information.

For Program Year Specific Information and Instructions on How to Apply

To apply, visit GoGlobal, Wheaton College's registration system for off-campus study and international travel, research, and internships.