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Granada

Program Dates: May 26 - June 11, 2018

One of Spain's most beautiful and historically important cities.

Comprehensive fee of $3,950 includes:

  • Tuition for 3 hours of Bradley academic credit
  • Round-trip airfare from Chicago O'Hare
  • Twin room with private bath, including breakfast each day
  • All textbooks and course materials
  • Local transportation passes
  • Onsite orientation and city tour and/or walks
  • International Student ID Card
  • A day excursion, class-related museum and historical site visits, cultural activities, and more!

Classes Available  (3 credit hours each):

  • COM 394  Communication and Conflict Management: The Plight of European Gypsies through Conflict Management Concepts

    Dr. Elena Gabor, Department of Communication

    Learning how to navigate conflicts is important in all human relationships. This course will cover the elements of conflict and best communication practices during conflicts at work, in communities, and at home. We will consider spirals of conflict, interests, emotions, language and metaphors used to make sense of conflicts, conflict systems, how to map and analyze conflicts, competitive and collaborative negotiation, forgiveness and reconciliation, and third-party interventions. Exercises will involve role playing, maintaining a conflict diary, analyzing conflicts, and providing solutions for case studies in ethnic conflicts and family environments. Because your instructor researched the Gypsies and grew up across the street from a Gypsy community in Romania, and Granada is known for its Gypsy caves and music, we will learn about the plight of the Gypsies through the lens of conflict theories and concepts. Prerequisite: this course has a prerequisite of COM 292 for Organizational Communication and Entrepreneurship students, but students majoring in ALL disciplines are welcome in this course! Dr. Gabor will waive the prerequisite to diversify our group. Join us!  

  • WLS 306 Spain Interim: A Cultural and Historical Perspective (BCC IL Integrative Learning)

    Prof. Adolfo Cisneros, Department of World Languages and Cultures

    This course exposes students to Spanish culture with a two-week stay in Spain. The course will study primarily the development of the Spanish transition to democracy after forty years of dictatorship, and different aspects of the contemporary Spanish civilization and culture. To achieve this goal students will learn about Spanish history, politics, culture and social changes. Students will also visit numerous museums, churches, archeological and historical sites, as well as cultural and artistic centers. Under FLS 306 Spain Interim: A Cultural and Historical Perspective, the course site will change between major cities such as: Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Bilbao, San Sebastian, etc. Topics may vary each time the course is offered. Students can retake this course for additional credit as long as the content of the course has changed. Prerequisites:  FLS 303 and FLS 304 or consent of instructor

  • ENG 302  Travel Writing (Gen Ed C2, BCC W2)

    Prof. Thomas Palakeel, Department of English

    This intensive writing course will dovetail perfectly with your travels. In addition to class writing workshops, you will take notes on your experiences and turn those into daily journal entries that you will keep in a portfolio, accompanied perhaps by photos, memorabilia, and other fascinating travel miscellanea. Along with an extensive journal assignment, you will write two formal essays. All of your writing will focus on describing, narrating, and analyzing the ways in which daily interaction with a new culture can affect and change you, the traveler. Alumni of the Travel Writing class taught abroad comment that it helped them process and remember even the smallest details of their overseas experience. 

  • WLT 140 Global Literature in Translation: Literary Granada (BCC HU, WC)    

    Dr. James Courtad
  • This course will focus on the city of Granada as a literary figure as well as delve into the works of its most important author, Frederico Garcia Lorca. From the imposing Moorish palace, the Alhambra, to the vibrant gypsy quarter, students will explore the rich ethnic background of the center of Arabic Spain found not only in texts, but also very much alive in the people and culture of Granada. Texts will include Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving, Granada: A Novel by Radwa Ashour, and The House of Bernarda  Alba by Frederico Garcia Lorca. 

Registration

Begin at the  study abroad homepage. Follow the instructions for May 2018 Interim Programs pre-registration. Pre-register before noon on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  Then, you must complete the registration process in person at 8:30am on Thursday, October 26 in the Student Center Ballroom.  Students will enroll in order of their cumulative credit hours until classes reach enrollment limits. Thereafter, enrollment for any remaining class places will be on a first-come, first-served in the Study Abroad Office, 325 GCC.

A $500 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your registration.  Deposits must be made by check or cash only, as we are no longer able to accept  credit cards. 

All students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA established at Bradley in order to enroll in a course taught abroad. If you are a transfer student in your first semester at Bradley, or a first-year student, it may be possible to register after your Bradley GPA is established, depending on whether space is available in the course or program in which you wish to participate. Contact us at studyabroad@bradley.edu for details.

Program Payment: after the initial $500 deposit, the remaining program fee is due in two equal installments: half of the remaining balance is due by February 2, 2018, and the final payment is due no later than March 2, 2018.

Cancellations: any notice of cancellation must be made in writing by the program participant. Those who cancel after February 2, 2018 will be subject to a $1,500 cancellation fee beyond the initial deposit. Those who cancel after March 2, 2018 will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.