The Department of Spanish and Portuguese has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions.
Berkeley Programs Questionnaire
Yes, we have a Berkeley Summer Abroad Spanish Language and Culture program and a Global Internships Program in Madrid, Spain.
Yes. Berkeley Global Internships - Spanish 121, Berkeley Summer Abroad - Spanish N102C, Spanish 122.
UCEAP Programs Questionnaire
Students can take a maximum of three courses abroad for major credit.
No, courses must always be discussed with Undergraduate Advisor for pre-approval.
Students can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the course in order to receive pre-approval. The response time should be no more than 2 business days.
It is generally a 2-semester series, but we allow for students to do it in one semester if they've been abroad. This is approved on a case-by-case basis.
The Undergraduate Adviser signs.
Yes, advising holds are placed. Students that are studying abroad must communicate with the Undergraduate Advisor via email in order to have their advising hold released.
Independent Programs Questionnaire
Students have received course credit towards the major from a variety of independent programs.
No specific courses have been approved, so students wishing to participate in these programs would follow the same pre-approval procedures as above.