Spanish Language Study Abroad
This course is an introduction to the socio-historic Peru context. Students will explore pre-Hispanic culture, Hispanic influence, political development, architecture, music, crafts, textiles, food and customs and traditions of the Peruvian people. This course fosters an understanding of the Latin American culture, the ability to communicate in Spanish, the establishment of elements of comparison with the culture of the United States, and a critical understanding of the Latin America reality, with a focus on Peruvian culture. The course is for intermediate students. Students must have completed SPAN 122 before the program or receive special permission from the instructor.