Eligibility: Students must currently be enrolled in one course above SPAN 2001 or the equivalent at the time of applying for the Fordham in Granada semester program.
Students are required to take five courses while in Granada. One of the five courses, “Spain in Context” is taught by the Fordham in Granada Director, Dr. Rafael Lamas. This course is open exclusively to program participants, and counts towards the Spanish and Communications major/minor and fulfills the ICC core requirement for Fordham students.
The other courses, one of which is a Spanish language course, will be taken at Universidad de Granada’s Centro de Lenguas Modernas.
CLM Course Offerings S17
CLM Syllabi S16
Depending on the students’ academic interests and language proficiency, up to two courses may be taken in one of the Universidad de Granada’s many departments (Facultades), which include but are not limited to the following: Art History, Business, Communications, Culture, Economics, Geography, History, International Studies, Language, Literature, Music and Politics. Participants may also take a course at the Conservatorio de Música de Granada.
Upon arrival and prior to the start university courses, participants will engage in an intensive language immersion program. Students and Dr. Lamas regularly host prominent Spanish figures (artists, writers, musicians, professionals) and discuss the various developments within that person’s field. Past guests included artist José Freixanes, writer Andrés Neuman and Laura García Lorca director of the Federico García Lorca Foundation. Fordham in Granada organizes short interactive workshops conducted by leading professionals. Past workshops were devoted to Creative Writing, Journalism, and Cooking.
Coordinated by the University of Granada, students can enroll in a credit-bearing course which includes an important service-learning component in schools, companies, or NGO’s.