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Summer Program in Barcelona, Spain

Students do a group selfie overlooking the city.

Study abroad in Barcelona, Spain this summer. A central player in early and modern Europe, Spain draws 82 million visitors annually. From the brilliant architecture and the pounding rhythms of flamenco to the beautiful beaches and allure of an afternoon siesta, it is no surprise that tourism remains one of Spain's most important industries. Students can hone their Spanish-language skills while exploring Barcelona's rich culture, vibrant artwork, incredible seaside views and innovative food.

Two students pose on a hill overlooking the city.


Summer 2020
Application Deadline: February 7, 2020

Students pose on a staircase in a city.


HY 399 - International Mass Communication.
This three credit course will count as a general elective, Mass Comm general elective, or as a diversity, cross-cultural, and global perspective elective. Classes are taught Monday through Thursday allowing students the opportunity to travel independently on the weekends.

Leading Faculty: Professor R. Petrausch, Ph.D.

In order to participate in any study abroad program, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of departure. Students under any active form of academic or disciplinary probation at the time of departure will not be permitted to participate in the program.


Approximate Program Cost: $5,000
A GPA minimum of 2.5 is required to participate in this program.

The hillside in Barcelona. Rolling hills, big puffy clouds and lots of greenery.