Summer Term Study Programs in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Program information

The Summer Terms consist of four-week intensive language and/or content course sessions in June and July. In the Intensive Language Program, students take one 3-credit language course per term and have the option of taking a history course in English for an additional 3 credits. Advanced students in the Integrated Program select one or two courses from a variety of disciplines and may also choose to participate in an internship or service learning opportunity during their summer term. 

The Spanish Studies Resident Director and staff guide you through this process of discovery by regular contact with Spanish Studies students and organizing exciting outdoor activities and study trips to get to know the culture and people of Puerto Rico. 

Why choose this program?

Requirements

Intensive Language for Absolute Beginners

Integrated Program

Choose your term

Start Date: Jun, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jun, 2022
Cost: $4.700
Start Date: Jun, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jul, 2022
Cost: $9.400
Start Date: Jun, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jul, 2022
Cost: $9.400
Start Date: Jun, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jul, 2022
Cost: $4.700
Start Date: Jun, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jun, 2022
Cost: $4.700
Start Date: Jul, 2022
Apply by: Apr 15, 2022
End Date: Jul, 2022
Cost: $4.700

Choose your courses

Integrated Summer Program
USCINTS - SUMMER INTEGRATED COURSES AT USC
Summer students with advanced level Spanish choose 3-6 credits of integrated coursework in a variety of academic areas. Classes are alongside Puerto Rican students at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. Click here for Summer integrated course listings. Click here for Summer integrated course listings.
Pre-requisites: 4 semesters of college Spanish or equivalent
Summer, Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Integrated Summer Program
SPAN 293PRS - ADVANCED SPANISH, LEVEL 4
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Summer, Summer Term 1
Integrated Summer Program
IRP 390S - INDEPENDENT RESEARCH PROJECT
Credits: 3
Summer, Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Integrated Summer Program
INT 390S - INTERNSHIP COURSE SUMMER
Practical experience through placement in a local company or organization. Separate application required. See www.spanishstudies.org/internshipoption
Credits: 3
Summer, Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Integrated Summer Program
CSO 104S - CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL ANALYSIS: SERVICE LEARNING SEMINAR
Critical study of the principles and debates in the social sciences. An analysis of the significant changes in the contemporary world in the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental spheres. Includes the dynamic role of the individual in these scenarios and processes of change.
Credits: 3
Summer, Summer Term 1, Summer Term 2
Spanish Studies-Intensive Language
SPAN 193PRS - BEGINNER SPANISH,LEVEL 2
Theoretical practice study of the basic grammar structures essential to learn Spanish as a second language. The course provides the students with the opportunity to learn the Spanish language through the study of grammar structures and basic vocabulary. Topics from Hispanic Caribbean and Hispanic American culture. Second Level.
Pre-requisites: One semester of college Spanish.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Summer, Summer Term 2
Spanish Studies-Intensive Language
SPAN 191PRS - BEGINNER SPANISH, LEVEL 1
Theoretical practical study of the basic structures essential to learn Spanish as a second language. The course provides students with the opportunity to learn the Spanish language through the study of grammatical structures and basic vocabulary. Topics from Hispanic Caribbean and Hispanic American culture. First Level.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Summer, Summer Term 1
SPANISH STUDIES-INTENSIVE LANGUAGE
HIST 212PRS-E - DEVELOPMENT OF THE PUERTO RICAN NATION
Pre-requisites: Panoramic view of the main historical processes of the Puerto Rican nation, especially the political, economic and social aspects during the 19th and 20th centuries. Themes such as the nature and development of the concept of nationality and the ideology of political parties will be studied. 3 credits.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Summer, Summer Term 1

What are you spending your program fee on?

For a specific price for this program please reach out to us, as fees vary depending on the destination.

What does the program fee include?

Tuition

Double occupancy room

Universidad del Sagrado Corazón and Spanish Studies Abroad transcript

Orientation

Health Insurance

Local study visits & cultural activities

Support of on-site Spanish Studies staff

Special Dietary Needs

  • Students with food allergies, intolerances, or other medical conditions that require a special diet may incur an extra fee to cover related dietary expenses. Please contact Spanish Studies for additional details.

All fees are in U.S. dollars and based on current exchange rates. Any considerable decrease in the value of the dollar will affect fees.

How much spending money should I budget for?

These costs are merely orientative*

Some students will spend more and others will spend less, of course. Consider your lifestyle and budget accordingly.

Integrated Studies Programs

International Studies in English Programs

Short Term Programs

Meet your Resident Director

Before as Resident Director, I am your go-to person in San Juan. I will help you navigate the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, point you in the right direction as you develop your intellectual interests, and be there when you need me.
I hope to welcome you and make your visit a rewarding experience, a journey through which you will learn the language while you discover the wonders of Puerto Rico, of the city of San Juan, and of its inhabitants.”

Gloria Matanzo

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