For successful completion of the experiential learning component, students will submit an essay written in Spanish documenting their participation in a minimum of 10 hours of Spanish language-related activities. Activities may include reflecting on students’ experience of travelling to a Spanish-speaking country, volunteering with the Spanish-speaking community, analyzing a film they saw or a novel they read, or writing about their understanding of historical or cultural events. The required length of the essay is 750-1000 words, and students have up to two months upon the completion of their final course in the Spanish Language and Culture Certificate - Level 2 to submit the essay.
The bulk of activities should start when students finish Spanish 6; however, a maximum of 5 credit hours can be given for activities completed earlier.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Spanish Language and Culture Certificate - Level 2 : Required Experiential Learning Component