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Dates:
08/30/2014 - 12/20/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 04/15/2014
Credit:
15 semester / 22.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
3.0 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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01/18/2014 - 05/01/2014 *
Deadlines:
10/01/2013
Credit:
15 semester / 22.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
3.0 Overall GPA
Courses:
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Eligibility:
3.0 Overall GPA
Courses:
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Program Overview

Program Overview

Ready to put your advanced Spanish language skills into practice? Come immerse yourself in Madrid.

Live with a local family, take part in an internship, volunteer, teach English at a local school, and enroll directly in a wide variety of courses at one of the country’s most prestigious universities. Studying abroad in Madrid allows you to advance your Spanish proficiency while deepening your understanding and appreciation of Spanish culture among American, Spanish, and international students, in a beautiful, lively, and artistic metropolis.

Study abroad in Madrid and you will:

  • Take classes on an accessible and modern, wireless, green campus offering students regular university courses alongside Spanish students; perfect your spoken Spanish with tutors and conversation exchanges
  • Participate in a cultural agenda and volunteer program, or join University student clubs from theater and sports to dance, choir, and orchestra
  • Intern in the local community based on your major and add real-life work experience to your résumé
  • Explore Madrid and Spain through cultural and educational activities
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The CIEE Difference

The CIEE Difference

Coursework

Enroll in a combination of content courses in Hispanic studies (Estudios Hispánicos) and regular University courses in the social sciences, humanities, journalism, pre-law, and engineering.

Each semester the Humanities Department holds as many as 30 seminars taught by field experts in which you can participate alongside Spanish students for credit. These short-term seminars are discussion-size classes covering topics including, but not limited to, gender, environment, architecture, contemporary Spanish issues, mediation, cinema, literary movements, classical studies, history, religion, philosophy, and the sciences.

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Excursions

Take part in a number of day-long and weekend excursions to sites of cultural significant in and around Madrid. Past trips have included the town of Toledo, Natural Park of Hoces de Duratón, Monastary of El Escorial, and Royal Palace and gardens of Aranjuez. The weekend field trip may be to visit Asturias, Galicia, Cataluña, Andalusia, or one of the Spanish islands.

Immersion

CIEE study abroad in Madrid offers a number of programs and activities to help integrate you into the local and university communities. From conversational exchanges and volunteering opportunities with local schools, to professional skill development and cultural workshops, there are dozens of ways to immerse yourself in your host community.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

Dates, Deadlines & Fees

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.

The program fee includes:

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
Program
Application Due
Start Date
End Date
Costs
Fall 2014 (16 wks)
Extended to: 04/15/2014
08/30/2014
12/20/2014
$17,850

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$12,423
Housing ***
$5,025
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes daily breakfast and dinner

Estimated Additional Costs

International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$600
Books & Supplies
$300
Visa Fees
$160
Potential travel to consulate for visa
$500
Personal expenses
$2,800

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Spring 2014 (15 wks)
10/01/2013
01/18/2014
05/01/2014
$17,850

Program Date Notes

Dates for this program are provided as tentative dates. Please consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm dates before purchasing your flights.

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$12,423
Housing ***
$5,025
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes daily breakfast and dinner

Estimated Additional Costs

International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$600
Books & Supplies
$300
Visa Fees
$160
Potential travel to consulate for visa
$500
Personal expenses
$2,800

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Spring 2015
10/01/2014
TBA
TBA

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Academic year 2014-2015
Extended to: 04/15/2014
08/30/2014
TBA
$33,900

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$23,448
Housing ***
$10,050
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes daily breakfast and dinner

Estimated Additional Costs

International Airfare *
$1,750
Local Transportation
$1,200
Books & Supplies
$600
Visa Fees
$160
Potential travel to consulate for visa
$500
Personal expenses
$5,600

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Eligibility
3.0 Overall GPA

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA 3.0
  • Fall: 5 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent for Estudios Hispánicos and 6 semesters equivalent for regular university courses
  • Spring: 6 semesters equivalent (spring semester students are required to enroll in a regular university course)
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Recommended Credit

Recommended Credit

Total recommended credit and a full course load for the semester is 15 semester/22.5 quarter hours, and for the academic year 30 semester/45 quarter hours.

Course contact hours are 45 hours and recommended credit is 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours per course, unless otherwise indicated. Seminars are one to two credits and 10 to 20 hours, unless otherwise indicated.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Upon arrival in Madrid, all study abroad students take a placement exam. Students who place below the advanced level may be required by the Estudios Hispánicos faculty to enroll in an additional language course for advanced or intermediate composition.

In the fall, study abroad students take a minimum of one required Spanish language course and four elective courses. These electives can include CIEE courses, regular university courses, and any coursework offered in Estudios Hispánicos.

In the spring, students take a minimum of one required Spanish language course and one regular course, and at least three courses chosen from Estudios Hispánicos ,the regular university departments, or the CIEE courses. Students eligible to do so must take one regular university course.

Academic year students are not required to take Spanish language in their second semester and matriculate in at least fivecourses (totaling a minimum of 15 semester credits) chosen from the Estudios Hispánicos, CIEE, or regular university offerings, with at least two regular university courses. Bilingual students may be exempt from the language course by the University faculty upon completing the on-site placement exam and can substitute it with another university course.

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About the City

About The City

Madrid, the capital of Spain, is located in the geographic center of the Iberian Peninsula. Points of interest include the historic center dating back to the Hapsburg Empire and world-renowned art museums, including the Prado, Reina Sofia, and Thyssen-Bornemisza. In addition to being a rich cultural heritage site, Madrid is a lively, artistic metropolis that can be experienced through its variety of food, tapas bars, dance shows, opera house, music concerts, outdoor parks, jazz clubs, soccer matches, ethnic neighborhoods, and contemporary theater and cinema.

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Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Francisco Frisuelos

Resident Director, Liberal Arts Program

Paco Frisuelos has a Ph.D. degree and M.A. in Humanities from the Universidad Carlos III (Madrid) focusing on Visual Arts and Gender Studies. He also has a MA in Film Studies from Universidad Autonóma de Madrid and studied abroad in McDaniel College, MD where he followed courses in Communications. With a background in Art History (his major in Universidad de Sevilla where he completed his Bachelor's) he has worked as a professor for several American Universities, study abroad program and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid teaching Spanish Cinema, Art History and Spanish Culture. Dr. Frisuelos is the instructor for the CIEE course "Spanish Cultural Studies, Seminar on Living and Learning" offered to all CIEE students. He has been with CIEE since 2010 and is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian.

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Sonia Sales

Student Service and Housing Coordinator

As of January, 2013, Sonia Sales started as our new Coordinator of Student Services and Housing. Originally from Seville, Sonia worked in the study abroad field with American students while in her hometown. Sonia has also completed studies in Photography and Graphic Design and spent one year abroad in Galway, Ireland. Sonia is fluent in English and French, as well as her native Spanish. Sonia is also in charge of student volunteer and social activities, organizes the Spanish Student Network and Social Media, always offering to CIEE students the best opportunities for their free time while in Spain.

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Where You'll Study

Where You'll Study

Established in 1989, the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid has become one of Europe’s preeminent public universities, and after receiving the European Campus of Excellence award in 2010 is now recognized as Spain's most prestigious institution of higher education. It was the first and one of a few public universities to have adopted a U.S.-style academic calendar, and it has one of the highest percentages (42%) of full-time and tenured female faculty in Spain. The University is the educational center for some 20,000 students, with 4,000 students attending programs at the Getafe campus located in the southern metropolitan area.

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Housing & Meals

Housing & Meals

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Housing is included in the study abroad program fee. Students live with one or more Spanish hosts, each of whom have unique backgrounds and are actively involved in the community. Housing is in central Madrid with a commute to campus of 50-60 minutes. All homestays provide breakfast and another meal (usually dinner). Any meal not provided by the hosts is at the student expense. Students can use their host’s kitchen to prepare snacks and any other meal that they wish. Also, the university-run cafeteria offers meal tickets and varied options for food at affordable prices. All homestays have laundry machines for the student’s use at no extra charge. No curfews are enforced though students may be asked to divide the housekeeping tasks and have the option of participating in activities outside of the home with their hosts.

Academic year study abroad students have the option of living in a non-CIEE apartment during their second semester. It is required that they share the apartment with other Spanish speaking roommates. Students who choose this option are responsible for finding, leasing, and managing the apartment on their own and independently of the student housing program. Prior approval by the Housing Coordinator and Program Director is required.

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Orientations

Orientations

You'll begin your study abroad experience in Madrid even before leaving home by participating in a CIEE online pre-departure orientation. Meeting with students online, the resident director shares information about the program and site, highlighting issues that alumni have said are important, and giving you time to ask questions. The online orientation allows you to connect with others in the group, reflect on what you want to get out of the program, and learn what others in the group would like to accomplish. CIEE’s aim for the pre-departure orientation is simple—to help you understand more about the program, and identify your objectives so that you arrive well-informed and return home having made significant progress towards your goals.

The mandatory week-long on-site orientation, held at the beginning of the program, is conducted in Spanish. You'll be introduced to the city, culture, and academic program, provided practical information about safety and security while living in Madrid, and take part in both structured activities and independent sightseeing. A diagnostic language skills examination is also conducted to determine your linguistic level and ensure you are placed in appropriate courses. Ongoing support is providedby CIEE staff on an individual and group basis throughout the study abroad program.

The Universidad Carlos III also holds a two-day orientation for study abroad students which is included in the CIEE orientation program. The Spanish language placement test is administered during this time.

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Internet

Internet

You are encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop. All CIEE housing provides Internet access. In addition, you'll have unlimited access to an extensive network of computer workstations and labs for class-related activities on campus. There are high speed Internet connections in various classrooms, which can be used when classes are not taking place. Students receive an individual University email account and full access to Aula Global, where they can check their course registration and grades as well as professors’ notes and additional course materials. The CIEE Study Center also Internet access available for your use.

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Culture

Culture

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The academic study abroad program is supplemented with required cultural activities and field trips to points of interest in the Madrid metropolitan area, and one weekend excursion to a historical site in Spain. Some courses also include field trips and cultural outings as part of the curriculum. Day excursions may include trips to locations such as historic Toledo to explore its Jewish and legal heritage, the Natural Park of Hoces de Duratón, the Monastary of El Escorial, the Roman architecture of the city of Segovia, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Alcalá de Henares, and the Royal Palace and gardens of Aranjuez. The weekend field trip may be to visit Asturias, Galicia, Cataluña, Andalusia, or one of the Spanish islands. Field trips and excursions supplement class work and will introduce you to the rich diversity of the geographic, linguistic, and cultural areas of Spain and its major cities.

The University’s Espacio de Estudiantes organizes a number of cultural and sports activities in which you are expected to participate alongside Spanish students. You can choose from basketball, hiking, regional excursions, theater, dance, music, orchestra, rock climbing, kayaking, swimming, aerobics, and much more.

Immersion

Intercambios

CIEE, in collaboration with the University’s Aula de Idiomas, organizes conversation exchanges (Intercambios) between Spanish students at the Universidad Carlos III and CIEE participants. Intercambios give you the chance to put into action what you are learning in your language course, meet your Spanish peers, and set up individual language activities. You may also participate in the American English Language Exchange (AELE) conversation practice sessions that will help you meet Spanish peers and develop your intercultural and teaching abilities.

Community Involvement

The CIEE volunteer program collaborates with local schools, associations, and outreach programs giving you the opportunity to volunteer in the local community by assisting children, youth, or the disabled. You'll also volunteer with the Universidad Carlos III community, assisting in university English language classes.

Personal Skills Development and Culture Workshops

In conjunction with the Universidad Carlos III, CIEE coordinates a series of non-credit workshops each semester dealing with personal development while living abroad. Some workshops are only open to CIEE students, while others allow interaction with Spanish students and invited speakers. Past workshop topics have included culture shock, dating across cultures, race and identity issues, eating well and basic cooking methods, stress management, job interview skills, and re-entry at the end of the semester.

Language Tutors

You'll have the opportunity to check your written assignments and receive language help at the University’s Aula de Idiomas. Additional language support is offered for regular University courses. With CIEE supervision, students enrolled in these courses may find tutors (either graduate students or classmates) who are willing to help them get the most out of the class. In general, tutors meet for an hour, once a week, for up to 10 weeks.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

A workshop on Teaching English as a Foreign Language is offered each semester for students interested in teaching during their time in Madrid. Basic teaching methods and cross-cultural issues are discussed. Students receive a packet of essential teaching materials to support their individual initiatives on site.

Internship

A for-credit internship in your academic major or interest of choice will expose you to the realities of contemporary Madrid. The on-site work is complemented by an academic component with regular seminars, tutorials, and office hours.

Internship

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Academics

Academics

The CIEE Study Center in Madrid opened in 2005 at the Universidad Carlos III. The CIEE academic program is geared towards advanced level Spanish speakers who seek a quality academic experience, including a for-credit internship with Spaniards, to complement their cultural immersion in an urban setting and at a Spanish campus.

The study abroad program is suitable for advanced Spanish undergraduates with strong language skills, serious dedication to academic work, and a background in the humanities, social sciences, journalism, communications, or engineering. All students must complete a Spanish placement test on site to determine their language level.

Each semester the Humanities Department holds as many as 30 seminars taught by field experts in which you can participate alongside Spanish students for credit. These short-term seminars are discussion-size classes covering topics including, but not limited to, gender, environment, architecture, contemporary Spanish issues, mediation, cinema, literary movements, classical studies, history, religion, philosophy, and the sciences.

Students interested in taking business, engineering, or economics courses should consider applying to CIEE study abroad programs in those fields.

Academic Culture

Classes are small- to mid-sized with 15 to 60 students. All courses meet twice a week and classes are scheduled every day, Monday through Friday. Instruction is usually lecture style and in practice groups. Carlos III faculty has worked with American, European, and other foreign students for many years and is familiar with their expectations. Students should expect to maintain an active academic schedule that includes a variety of structured extra-curricular activities with Spanish students from the University.

When choosing regular university courses, keep in mind that Spanish students begin to study in their area of concentration from their first day at the University. They specialize and do not tend to take general or core courses. Spain does not have a liberal arts educational tradition and different degrees do not have survey or introductory type classes as in the U.S. Students should not enroll in upper level direct enrollment courses for subjects they have not previously studied at the college level.

Estudios Hispánicos and regular university courses run from early September until early December in the fall, and from late January to late April or May in the spring. The special humanities seminars are taught for 10 to 30 hours at varying times throughout the semester. Please note that exams for regular university fall semester courses can take place in late January. Early exams must be arranged before confirming final class registration on site.

While extra-curricular activities and personal travel contribute to the student’s overall European experience, attendance in class is mandatory. Early departure for, or late return from, vacations is not allowed. Any extended travel should take place prior to the start of the program, during the vacation periods, or upon completion of the program.

Nature of Classes

Participants take classes with other international students in the Estudios Hispánicos Department and have the opportunity to enroll directly in regular host university courses and seminars with Spanish students.

CIEE Community Language Commitment

Study abroad students take part in the CIEE Community Language Commitment by speaking Spanish at all times (except in emergencies). This fosters a learning community that contributes to both Spanish language proficiency and the understanding of Spanish culture and society.

Grading System

Students are graded on the basis of mid-term and final examinations, class participation, and attendance. In some regular university classes there may be term papers, group projects, or class presentations, and in others, only an oral or written final exam with the professor. Most examinations are written essays. Numerical grades are given based on a 10-point scale and converted to the U.S. letter grading scale.

Language of Instruction

Spanish

Faculty

Courses are taught by faculty from the Universidad Carlos III.

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Course Description

Course Description

All Courses

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

CIEE Study Center Syllabi

To view the most recent syllabi for courses taught by CIEE at our Study Centers, visit our syllabi site.

CIEE Courses

CLST 3001 MADR

Spanish Cultural Studies: Seminar on Living and Learning in Madrid
The CIEE Seminar on Living and Learning in Madrid is designed to improve students’ intercultural communication and competence while studying abroad by considering how Spaniards are different from, and similar to, themselves and others. The course offers opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom, to develop the insights and skills necessary to interact effectively and appropriately, and to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the cultural richness of Spain and the Spanish culture. Instructors: Senzeni Steingruber, CIEE Resident Director and Francisco Frisuelos, CIEE Resident Coordinator

INDR 3003 MADR

Directed Independent Research
CIEE supports qualified students who wish to pursue an academically rigorous independent research project while abroad. In order to enroll in a directed independent research project, students must submit a research proposal including a clearly defined research topic, explanation of research plans, description of preparation in the planned area of study, list of resources, tentative outline of a final paper and suggested schedule of progress. Students will complete a total of 135 hours of work and meet regularly with an advisor to complete an academically rigorous, ethically sound, and culturally appropriate research project and final research paper. Approval for participation in Directed Independent Research must be obtained from the CIEE resident director and the student’s home institution prior to arrival on the program. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours.

INSH 3003 MADR

Internship
Qualified students have the opportunity to pursue an internship in an area of academic or career interest through special field placements offered in the CIEE internship course. The internship course exposes students to the realities of collaborating with non-profit organizations and local and international companies where they can increase their knowledge, explore their interests and abilities, and develop fundamental skills to launch their future career path. Eligibility for the internship is determined by the student’s language ability, background, academic interest, and professional attitude. On-site internship work is complemented by a solid academic component that meets weekly and is taught in Spanish. Total hours: 135–160. Recommended credit: 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours.

LEGL 3001 MDLS

Law in Contemporary Spain
This class examines the EU and Spanish legal systems and looks at the different branches of law as they compare to the US. Students explore the making and implementation of laws and their related controversies by looking at real case studies in Spanish contemporary media. The second half of the course places these developments in an international context and helps the student gain a critical understanding of practicing law. This course includes site visits to various institutions of law, public policy, and legal aid, as well as guest lectures by law experts.

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Courses

The following list is for informational purposes only. Updated class offerings and information is available at www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/international/students/hisp_studies.

Required Estudios Hispánicos Language Courses

Students are required to enroll in one of the following Spanish language courses during their first semester of participation in the program. Students who place at the near native speaker level, or prove they are Spanish-heritage students with a bilingual level during the on-site placement test will be exempt from this language course requirement.

Advanced Spanish Language and Composition
This course is aimed at students who have completed advanced grammar at the college level but do not have native oral fluency. Special attention is paid to grammar and vocabulary, in addition to notions, functions, and uses of the language in real speaking situations. Classroom instruction includes film viewing and participatory exercises.

Intermediate Spanish Language / Intermediate Spanish Composition
These courses are designed for students who cannot demonstrate advanced grammar knowledge of Spanish on the placement exam. Through an emphasis on writing, combined with a grammar review, students are expected to acquire functional and useful language skills for daily practice.

Estudios Hispánicos Elective Courses

The following list is a representative sampling of courses available. Not all courses are offered each semester. The final list of courses may be consulted on the university’s website at www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/international/students/hisp_studies/subjects_ceh or upon arrival in Madrid.

Historia del Arte Español
This course focuses on the creators and movements related to the history of art in Spain by presenting masterworks by El Greco, Velásquez, Goya, Picasso, and other Spanish artist in the classroom as well as in the city’s most important museums and galleries.

Cine Español
This course enables students to understand the meaning of film through theory and practice of Spanish cinema. Students are expected to learn the language of film, while also delving deeper into assessing Spanish films from Surrealism, the Franco Era, and the democracy transition era to current trends.

Derecho Español y Europeo
This course is an overview of legal concepts, structures, and constitutions in Spain and the European Union. Students assess civil and commercial law, labor relations, penal codes, finance law, and court processes in Spain, while also assessing the judicial and constitutional structure of the European Union.

Economía Española y Europea
(Prerequisite: micro and macroeconomics course in college)
This course analyzes economic concepts such as productivity, employment, public sector, monetary and fiscal policy, and interest rates as they relate to Spain and the European Union. Students also look at the economic relationship of Spain and the European Union towards the rest of the world.

Español Coloquial
This advanced Spanish course analyzes various grammatical uses of language in written texts found in popular Spanish culture. A section also focuses on language and idiomatic use by Spanish youth. The teaching methodology is based on modern communicative approaches. This course is not a conversation class and cannot be substituted for the required Advanced Spanish Language and Composition course.

Español Profesional
Designed for business and economics students, the objective of this class is to gain expertise in Spanish vocabulary and language skills essential to negotiation, conflict management, banking, stock markets, advertising, consumer products, international trade, company organization, insurance and pricing methods, e-commerce, and human resources. This course cannot be substituted for the required Advanced Spanish Language and Composition course.

Contemporary Spanish Culture: 20th and 21st Centuries
In an attempt to better understand Spain today, students study the cultural production in Spain from 1931 to the present including “high” versus “mass” culture, analyzing popular texts, publicity and speeches, listening to popular music, and critiquing audio visual materials. The goal of the course is to explore the myriad of cultural expressions that form the collective memory of contemporary Spanish society. Students also participate in three class excursions.

Historia de España
Students gain an ample knowledge of Spain’s past and present by researching the history of Spain from pre-historic times, Medieval Age, Golden Age, Enlightenment, and the 20th century. The final objective is to have a complex understanding of the historical development of Spain through today.

Historia del Presente: España de Hoy
Through lectures, critical newspaper analysis, and readings, students grasp insight into the historical paradigms that face contemporary Spain. Students evaluate themes related to the Second Republic, Spanish Civil War, Franco era, transition to democracy, contemporary immigration, and terrorism.

Instituciones Españolas y Europeas
The course objective is a critical overview of the monarchy, executive, judicial, legislative, and other institutions in the Spanish state system and its challenges. The other half of the course is focused on evaluating the major institutions and branches of the European Union.

Literatura Española (siglos XIX y XX)
The objective of this course is to follow the critical development of Spanish literature in the 19th and 20th centuries by reading several works of Peres Galdos, Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, and Garcia Lorca, and selected text in poetry and short stories. Students are exposed to such Spanish literary trends as realismo, naturalismo, modernismo, novecentismo, vanguardia, existencialismo, realismo social, and posmodernidad.

Literatura Hispanoamericana (siglo XX)
This course evaluates 20th century Latin American literature through short story narrative and poetry. Students read works by such authors as Horacio Quiroga, Juan Rulfo, Pablo Neruda, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and others.

Literatura del Siglo de Oro
The course explores the main trends of 16th and 17th century literature during Spain’s most glorious literary periods. Students read Renaissance and Baroque literature and gain an appreciation of the aesthetics of fiction through its analysis and critique.

Medioambiente y Sociedad en España
This course aims to give students a solid understanding of the physical and human geography of Spain. Topics include vegetation, climate, population, urban geography, regionalism, immigration, and other geographic concepts. Classes are combined with class outings including day excursions in Madrid and Segovia.

Periodismo y Medios de Comunicación en España
This course looks at the role of journalism and media in society with a particular emphasis on the political and social evolution of contemporary Spain. Students also investigate methods of critical news reporting and media research.

Politica y Sociedad en la España Contemporánea
Students explore the dynamics of Spanish society through a brief introduction to institutions and history before exploring current events through practical applications and presentations through individual and group work and two day excursions.

Sociología del Género en España
In this introductory course, students learn gender theory and issues as they relate to the Spanish context. Students explore the controversial issue of equality and look at family life, education, the media, and sociocultural changes with respect to the State and human rights.

Teatro Español: Del Texto al Scenario
Students assess the fundamental periods of Spanish theater in the Golden Age and 20th century as a literary genre and read the works by such playwrights as Lope de Vega, Valle- Inclán, Garcia Lorca, and others.

Teoría y Práctica del Cuento en Español
The focus of this course is on Spanish short story narrative, its origins, and structure. Students read texts by literary short story writers such as Garcia Marquez, Borges, Fuentes, Cortazar, and Poniatowska, and write short essays that incorporate writing techniques such as space, point of view, story argument, and playwriting.

Regular University Courses

Please visit the University website for more information at www.uc3m.es/portal/page/portal/degree_programmes.

Social Sciences and Law

Business Administration

Fall
Bank Management, Creation and Administration of Small Businesses, Essentials for Business, Financial Accounting, Financial Systems and Institutions, Game Theory, The Genesis of the Modern Firm, Human Resource Management, International Trade, Introduction to Consumer Behavior, Macroeconomics, Management Accounting, Marketing, Mathematics for Economics I, Methods for Quality Control, Multivariate Techniques for Data Analysis, Operations Management, The Origins of the Modern Firm, Organizational Design, Organizational Economics, Patrimonial Law, Principles of Economics, Sociology of Work, Strategic Management, and Statistics II

Spring
Asset Valuation, Business Optimization and Simulation, Commercial Law, Dynamic and Financial Econometrics, Econometrics, Economic History, Financial Economics, Financial Management, Financial and Services Marketing, Financial Statement Analysis, Industrial Organization, Innovation and Technological Change, International Business Management, International Finance, Introduction to Accounting, Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Mathematics for Economics II, Microeconomics, Monetary and Financial Macroeconomics, Optimization and Simulation for Business, Organizational Behavior, Predication Techniques, Supply Chain Management, Statistics I, and Technological Chance

Economics

Fall
Advanced Mathematics for Economics, Advanced Microeconomics, Econometric Techniques, Economic Growth, Economic Progress in Spain: 1850–2000, Economics of European Integration, Essentials of Business, Financial Systems and Institutions, Game Theory, Introduction to Patrimonial Law, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Markets and Environment, Mathematics for Economics I, Microeconomic Theory, Principles of Economics, Public Economics, Regional and Urban Economics, Social and Political Theory, Statistics II, Topics in Industrial Organization, and Quantitative Microeconomics

Spring
Accounting I, Advanced Econometrics, Applied Economics, Dynamic Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Economic History, Economics of Education, Economics of Information, Economic History, The Engines of Growth: Innovation, Institutions, and Human Capital, Financial Economics, Government Policy Evaluation, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, International Trade, Mathematics for Economics II, Microeconomics, Monetary and Financial Economics, Political Economy, The Process of European Economic Integration (since 1945), Quantitative Macroeconomics, Statistics I, Topics in Economic History, Topics in Industrial Organization, and Topics of Public Economics

Employment and Labour Relations

Fall
Administrative Law, Business Internationalization and Labour Relations, Business Taxes, Constitutional Rights in the Workplace, Cooperative Law, Employment Law, Introduction to Business Administration, Introduction to Sociology, Labour Economics, Management Planning and Decision Making in Human Resources, Management Accounting, Principles of Economics, Principles of Law, Organizational Behavior, Social Security Law, Sociology of Organizations and Work, Strategic Management, and Techniques of Social Research and Labor Market

Spring
Accounting, Analysis of Labour-Social Policy, Analysis of the Regulatory Framework of Employment Relations in Spain, Collective Labour Law, Contemporary Social and Economic History, Development Strategies for Businesses, Enterprise Law, Financial Statements Analysis, Human Capital Development Strategies, Human Resource Management, Human Resources Psychology, The Labor Market in Spain, Organizational Design, Outsourcing and Labour Relations, Rudiments of Psychology, Statistics, and Theories of Labour Relations

Film, Television, and Media

Fall
Audiovisual “Mise-en-Scene,” Audiovisual Technology, Cinema and Television in Spain, Digital Post-Production, Fiction Videomaking, Film Production, Film Studies, Fundamentals of Film and Television Direction I, History of 20th Century Spain, Introduction to Communication and Media Studies, Laboratory in Fiction Videomaking, Media Technology, Moving Image History, Principles of Economics, Reading Moving Image (Film and Television), Theory of the Image, Theory of Law, and Visual Theory

Spring
Advertising and Communication, Audiovisual and Media Landscape, Audiovisual Media Psychology, Audiovisual Narrative, Documentary Videomaking, Fundamentals of Films and Television Direction II, Journalistic Communication, Laboratory in Documental Videomaking, Laboratory in Radio, Literature in Contemporary Culture, Media Landscape, Psychology of Audiovisual Media, Publicity Communication, Radio Workshop, and Television Studies

Finance and Accounting

Fall
Auditing Financial Statements, Banking, Commercial Law, Cost Management, Corporate Management and Social Responsibility, Econometrics II, Economic History, Financial Accounting II, Financial Derivatives, Financial Econometrics, Financial Institution Systems, Financial Market Law, Introduction to Business Administration, Introduction to Patrimonial Law, Legislation on Labour Costs and Social Security, Management and Organization, Mathematics for Economics, Organization and Management, Principles of Economics, Spanish Fiscal System, and Statistics II

Spring
Business Finance Law, Econometrics I, Financial Accounting I, Financial Management, Financial Mathematics, Financial Risk Management, Financial and Service Marketing, Financial Statement Analysis, Fixed Income and Derivatives, Introduction to Accounting, Management Control, Microeconomics, Monetary and Financial Economics, Optimization and Simulation in Business, and Statistics I

Journalism

Fall
Argumentative and Opinion Journalism, Communication in Business, Economic Journalism, Information Law in Multimedia and Interactive Contexts, Institutional Information, Interpretive Journalism, Journalism and Social Change in Spain, Journalistic Information about Situations Tendencies and Social Problems, Media Theory, Newspaper Reporting, Oration and Communication Media, Organization and Management of News Companies, Multimedia Communication: The Journalist’s story, Narrative Resources for Journalistic Reporting, Political Philosophy, Publicity in Information Media, Radio Journalism, Reporting in Depth, Techniques of Locution, Scientific and Environmental Journalism, Sports Journalism, Theory and Analysis of the Audiovisual Documentary, Thought and Belief in the Contemporary World, and Trends and Social Problems

Spring
Audiovisual Production, Applied Statistics for Journalism, Business Strategies in the Current World, Digital Documentation, Effects of Media System, Geography of the Current World, History of World Journalism, History of Writing, Editing, and Reading, Infographics in Journalistic Media, Information and Conflict I: The Media and Violence, Information and Conflict II: The Role of Religions, Informative Functions of Newspaper Design, International Journalism: Global Information, International Journalism I: Global Information, International Journalism II: International Organizations, The Journalism of Nearness: Local Information, The Journalism of Politics and Parliaments, Journalistic Treatment of Violence in the News, Local Journalism, News Reporting, Online Journalism, Participation in the Web of Civil Society, Photojournalism and the Digital Image, Research Methods in Journalism, Spanish Language Applied to the Media, Statistics Applied to Journalism, Structure and Information Effects of the Media System, and Television Journalism

Law

Fall
Administrative Action in Specific Sectors, Civil Procedure Law, The Constitution and Sources of the Legal System, Constitutional Organization of Government, Contract Law, The Employer and his/her Legal Status, International Private Law: General, Offenses against Persons and Society, Property Rights, Public Administration Organization and Activities, Public International Law I, Roman Law, Royalty Law, The Spanish Legal System, Sindicate Rights and Labor Procedure, and Theory of Law and Sociology of Law

Spring
Basic Institutions of Administrative Law, Criminal Procedure Law, Family and Succession Law, Historical Foundations of the Legal System, Introduction to Civil Law, Labour Rights: Individual Labour Relations, Law of Obligations and Casualty Law, Legal Theory of Crime, Merchant Contracts, Offenses against Public Patrimony and Civil Servant Offenses, Principles of Economy, Public Liberties and Constitutional Rights, and Public Spending and Resource Funding

Library and Information Science

Fall
Archives, Automated Cataloguing, Cataloguing Non-Print Materials, Documental Information Law, Information and Society, Intellectual Property, Introduction to Business Administration, History of the Document, History of the Institutions, Indexing and Abstracting, Introduction to Sociology, Internet Technologies, Paleography and Diplomatics, Public and School Libraries, Records Management, User Interface Programming, and User Studies

Spring
Accessibility and Universal Design of Information, Advanced Cataloguing, Analysis and Description of Ancient Books, Analysis and Design of Database Systems, Automation Systems in Information Services, Computing, Digital Publishing, Electronic Records Management for the Enterprise, Information Centres Management and Marketing, Information Literary Services Information Policies, Knowledge of Classification Systems, Reference Service, Specialized Information Resources, and Statistics

Political Science

Fall
Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policies, Comparative Politics I, Constitutional Law, European Law and Institutions, Fundamentals of Political Science, History of Contemporary Political and Electoral Processes, Introduction to Politics, Macroeconomics, and Political Actors and Behavior II, Political Analysis II, Political Philosophy, Political Representation and Electoral Analysis, Political Theory and Ideologies II, Politics and Communication, Principles of Economics, Public Expenditure and Tax Law, Public Marketing, Public Policy and Governance II, Sociology, Spanish Politics I, and Theory of Law

Spring
Accounting for Public Institutions, Administrative Law, Administrative Law II—Budget Law, Advanced Techniques for Research in Political Science, Comparative Politics II, Constitutional Law II, European Politics, Game Theory, Government and Public Policies, International Commerce, International Relations and Organizations, International Trade, Political Actors and Behaviour I, Political Advising, Political Analysis I, Political Analysis III, Political Theory and Ideologies II, Public Economics, Public Management, Public Policy and Governance II, Social Research Methods, Social Structure and Change, Spanish Politics II, Statistics, Statistics II, and The Sociology of Spain

Sociology

Fall
Advanced Models and Methods of Evaluation, Contemporary History, Contemporary Social Theory, Creation Theory, Demographic Analysis, Economic and Social History of Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Fundamentals of Political Science, Introduction to Economics, Introduction to Law, Introduction to Politics, Introduction to Program and Organization Evaluation, Introduction to Social Research Methods, Introduction to Sociology, Political Representation and Electoral Analysis, Principles of Economics, Social Anthropology, Social Participation Processes and Methodology, Social Policy and Welfare State, Social Problems II: Family and Gender, Social Problems IV: Sociology of Climate Change, Society and the Environment, Sociology Information Sources, Sociology of Ageing, Sociology of the Organization, Spanish Politics, Sources of Information in Sociology, Techniques in Qualitative Social Investigation and Urban Sociology

Spring
Analysis of Spatial Processes and Territorial Order, Behavior and Political Actors, Classic Sociological Theory, Development of Program and Organizational Evaluation, Gender Equality Policies, Introduction to Computing, Mainstreams in the Development of the Sociological Theory, Market Research and Public Opinion, Population Theory, Organizations and International Relations, Political Sociology, Social Problems I: Inequality and Social Exclusion, Social Problems III: New Forms of Work and Changes in Labor Relations, Social Problems V: Sociology of Immigration, Social Psychology, Sociology of Development, Sociology of Knowledge, The Sociology of Spain, Statistics for Social Sciences I, Statistics for Social Sciences II, Statistics for Social Sciences III, Structure and Social Change, Theory of the People, and Quantitative Social Research Methods

Finances and Economics

Fall
Auditing Financial Statements, Banking, Commercial Law, Computer Programming, Corporate Management and Social Responsibility, Cost Management, Econometrics II, Economic History, Elementary Statistical Theory I, Exploratory Data Analysis, Finance I, Financial Accounting II, Financial Derivatives, Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, Financial Market Law, Financial Institution Systems, Introduction to Business Administration, Introduction to Patrimonial Law, Introduction to Sociology, Management and Organization, Mathematics for Economics, Mathematical Methods I, Mathematical Methods II, Multivariate Methods, Operational Research, Principles of Economics, Quality Control, Regression Methods, Statistical Inference Methods I, and Statistics II

Spring
Accounting, Advanced Mathematical Methods I, Advanced Mathematical Methods II, Basic Principles of Databases, Business Finance Law, Computing, Corporate Finance, Econometrics I, Elementary Statistical Theory I, Financial and Service Marketing, Financial Accounting I, Financial Management, Financial Mathematics, Financial Risk Management, Financial Statement Analysis, Fixed Income and Derivatives, Introduction to Accounting, Management Control, Marketing, Marketing Research, Microeconomics, Operations Management, Optimization and Simulation in Business, Monetary and Financial Economics, Principles of Economics, Statistical Inference Methods II, Statistical Methods for Finance and Insurance, Statistics I, Stochastic Processes, Survey Sampling, Theory of Financial Accounting, and Quantitative Microeconomics.

Tourism
Please note: all courses are given on Colmenarejo Campus.

Fall
Accounting, Competition and Decision Making, Economic History, Geography of the Contemporary World, Introduction to Business Administration, Introduction to Patrimonial Law, Labour Relations in the Tourism Sector, Management of Intermediary Firms, Management of Leisure Firms, Marketing, Natural and Cultural Heritage of Madrid, Operations and Processes, Principles of Economics, Public Law in Tourism, Sociology of Tourism, Spatial and Touristic Planning I, Statistics II, and Travels and Images Tourist Spaces

Spring
Advertising, Art History, Contemporary History, Contract Law in the Tourist Sector, Cultural Heritage, Cultural Tourism and Museums, Financial Management, Introduction to Sociology, Management and Organization, Market Research, Promotion and Public Relations Techniques, Statistics I, Territorial Heritage, Tourist Planning and Guide of Trips and Circuits, and Tourist Resources and Territories

Arts and Humanities

Arts and Humanities
Please note: this is a blended learning program.

Fall
Aesthetics, Antiquity and Classic Legacy, Art History I, Classical Antiquity and Legacy, Contemporary Literary Movements, Contemporary Trends in Philosophy, General Linguistics, History of America, History of Art I, History of Cinema, History of Modern Spain, History of Philosophy II, History of Theatre, History of Today’s World, International Society, Knowledge Society, Literary Movements, Metaphysics, Modern History, The Modern History of Spain, Prehistory and Ancient History, Regional Geography, Science and Historic Change, Social Theory, and Theory of Literature

Spring
Art and Heritage, Art and Technology, Art History II, Classics Culture, Comparative Literature, Contemporary Artistic Movements, Contemporary History, Contemporary History of Spain, Contemporary Literature of Spain and Ibero-America, Cultural History, Discourse Analysis, Evolution and Variations of Spanish, Gender Studies, Geography, Gender Studies, History of Contemporary International Relations, History of Economic Thought, History of Music, History of Philosophy I, Logic and Argumentation, Medieval History, Moral Philosophy, Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics, and Theory of Contemporary Culture

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineering (in English)

Fall
Advanced Aerodynamics, Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Mechanics of Flight, Aerodynamics, Aerospace Design II, Aerospace Materials I, Aerospace Propulsion, Aerospace Structures, Calculus I, Circuits and Electronics, Computer Programming, Financial Management, Humanities, Introduction to Fluid Mechanics, Introduction to Management, Introduction to Mechanics of Flight, Linear Algebra, Physics I, Propulsion Systems, and Turbomachinery Design

Spring
Aerial Navigation, Aerospace Design I, Aerospace Materials II, Air Transport and Airports, Aircraft Design Calculus II, Chemistry, Control of Aerospace Systems, Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics, Introduction to Structural Analysis, Mechanics of Flight, Physics II, Stability and Integrity of Aerospace Structures, Statistics, and Thermal Engineering

Audiovisual System Engineering

Fall
Access Networks and Shared Media, Acoustic Engineering Fundamentals, Calculus I, Communication Theory, Electronic Components and Circuits, Electronic Systems, Linear Algebra, Linear Systems, Multimedia Networks, Physics, Programming, Systems Architecture, and Telecommunication Systems

Spring
Algorithms for Multimedia Information Management, Audio Engineering, Calculus II, Communications Networks and Services, Contents Management, Digital Electronics, Digital Image Processing, Digital Information Processing, Electroacoustic Systems, Introduction to Engineering Management, Linear, Networks Analysis and Synthesis, Microprocessor Based Digital Systems, Mobile Applications, Mobile Audiovisual Services, Display Technologies, Multimedia Applications, Multimedia Architectures, Network Computing, Room Acoustics, Speech Technologies and Spoken Man-Machine Interfaces, Statistics, Systems and Circuits, Systems Programming, Telecommunications Regulations and Policy, and Video Engineering

Automation and Industrial Electronics Engineering

Fall
Analog Electronics I, Analog Electronics II, Calculus I, Computing Systems, Control Engineering III, Control Engineering, Digital Electronics, Electrical Installations, Electrical Machines and Installations, Electrical Machines, Electrical Power Engineering Fundamentals, Electromechanical Actuators, Electronic Instrumentation II, Industrial Automation I, Industrial Robotics, Integrated Circuit Design, Intelligent Control, Linear Algebra, Machine Mechanics, Manufacturing and Construction of Electronic Equipment, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Programming, Real Time Systems, Systems of Perception, and Thermal Engineering

Spring
Calculus II, Chemical Basis of Engineering, Control and Automation Applications in Biomedicine, Control Engineering II, Digital Electronic Systems, Electronic Instrumentation I, Electronic System Design, Electrooptic Systems, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, Fundamentals of Electronic Engineering, Home and Building Automation, Industrial Organization, Industrial Robotics, Introduction to Engineering Management, Mechanics of Structures, Physics Complements, Power Electronics Systems, Power Electronics, Statistics, Technical Office, and Vehicle Automation

Biomedical Engineering
(in English)

Fall
Anatomy and Physiology I, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biomechanics of Continuum Media I (Solids), Calculus I, Cell Structure and Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Differential Equations, Humanities and Social Sciences, Introduction to Bio-Engineering, Introduction to Medical Imaging, Linear Algebra, Measuring Instrumentation, Physics II, Statistics, Surgical Tools and Techniques, Systems and Signals, and Transport Phenomena in Biomedicine

Spring
Advanced Topics in Medical Image, Anatomy and Physiology II, Application of Micro and Nano Biotechnology to the Design of Medical Devices, Biological Systems, Biomaterials Design, Biomechanisms of Continuum Media II (fluids), Calculus II, Cell and Molecular Biology, Drug and Gene Delivery Systems, Electronic Technology in Biomedicine, Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Image Processing and Reconstruction, Informatics to Support Tissue Engineering, Introduction to Biomaterials, Introduction to the Design of Medical Instrumentation, Materials Science and Engineering, Multimodality Imaging, Numerical Methods in Biomedicine, Physics I, and Physics II

Communication System Engineering

Fall
Access Network Technologies, Access Networks and Shared Media, Calculus I, Communication Theory, Digital Communications, Electromagnetic Field Theory, Electronic Components and Circuits, Electronic Systems, Linear Algebra, Linear Systems, Mobile Communications, Multimedia Information Coding in Communications, Physics, Programming, Systems Architecture, Wireless Communication Networks Planning, and Wireless Propogation and Transmission

Spring
Applications of Digital Signal Processing in Transmission Systems, Application-Specific Communications, Calculus II, Communication Channels and Systems, Communication Equipment, Communications Networks and Services, Devices and Optic Transmission Media, Digital Electronics, Digital Information Processing, Distributed Computing, High Frequency Techniques, Introduction to Engineering Management, Linear Networks Analysis and Synthesis, Microporcessor Based Digital Systems, Overview of the Internet Architecture, Statistics, Switching Technology, Systems and Circuits, Systems Programming, Telecommunication Systems, Telecommunications Regulations and Policy, and Web Applications

Electrical Power Engineering

Fall
Calculus I, Control Engineering, Digital Systems Applied to Electrical Power Engineering, Electrical Drives, Electrical Power Engineering Fundamentals, Electrical Power Plants I, Electricity Markets, High Voltage Switchgear and Power Lines, Industrial Automation I, Industrial Electronics, Linear Algebra, Machine Mechanics, Magnetic Circuits and Transformers, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Programming, Thermal Engineering, and Wind and Photovoltaic Generation

Spring
A.C. Electrical Machines, Calculus II, Chemical Basis of Engineering, Computer-Aided Power System Modelling, Digital Systems Applied to Electrical Power Engineering, Electric Power Plants II, Electric Power Systems, Electrical Installations, Electrical Networks Management, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Management II, Fundamentals of Electronic Engineering, High Voltage Engineering, Home and Building Electronic System and Lighting, Hybrid Electric Power Systems, Introduction to Engineering Management, Mechanics of Structures, Physics Complements, Power System Operation and Control, Project Management in Electrical Engineering, and Statistics

Industrial Technologies

Fall
Calculus I, Calculus III, Elasticity and Strength of Materials, Electrical Technology, Electronic Instrumentation, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Introduction to Engineering Management, Linear Algebra, Machine Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, and Programming

Spring
Calculus II, Chemical Basis of Engineering, Statistics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Control Engineering I, Control of Electrical Drives, Electromagnetics, Engineering Graphics, Fluid Mechanics, Fundamentals of Electronic Engineering, Industrial Automation, Industrial Engineering, Machine Design and Test, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Technology, Mechanics of Composite Materials, Mechanics of Structures, Numerical Accounting, Physics Complements, Power Plants and Heat Engines, Power Systems Engineering, Production and Logistics Systems Design and Simulation, Quantitative Models and Methods in Management I, Railways and Automobile, Thermal Engineering, and Thermal Engines

Informatics Engineering

Fall
Artificial Intelligence in Business, Artificial Neural Networks, Automata and Formal Language Theory, Calculus, Computer Graphics, Computer Networks, Computer Organization, Computer Technology, Computing Technologies for the Web, Database Design and Administration, Discrete Mathematics, Introduction to Engineering Management, Knowledge Engineering, Machine Learning, Methods and Techniques of Corporative Work, Multimedia, Operating Systems, Physics, Programming, Security Engineering, Software Development Process, Software Development Projects Management, Statistics, and Visual Development

Spring
Advanced Theory of Computation, Agile Software Development Methods, Algorithms and Data Structures, Artificial Intelligence, Compilers, Computer Architecture, Computer Structure, Corporate Information Systems Development, Design of Interactive Systems, Distributed Systems, Files and Databases, Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms, Information Access and Retrieval, Linear Algebra, Mobile Devices Security, Object Oriented Programming, Operating Systems Design, Principles of Computer Engineering, Real Time Systems, Security in Information Technology, Software Verification Techniques, and User Interfaces

Mechanical Engineering

Fall
Calculus I, Elasticity, Electrical Power Engineering Fundamentals, Fluid Installations and Hydraulic Machinery, Heat Transfer, Industrial Automation I, Industrial Design, Industrial Organization, Linear Algebra, Machine Design, Machine Mechanics, Machine Theory, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Projects, Physics, Programming, Solid Mechanics, Theory of Structures and Industrial Constructions, Thermal Engineering, and Vehicle Theory

Spring
Calculus II, Chemical Basis of Engineering, Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, Internal Combustion Engines, Introduction to Engineering Management, Machine Maintenance and Diagnosis, Mechanical Technology, Mechanics of Structures, Numerical Modelling of Structures Elements, Physics Complements, Power Plants and Heat Engines, Railway Engineering, Renewable Energy Systems, Statistics, Strength of Materials, and Structural Integrity

Telecommunication Technologies

Fall
Access Networks and Shared Media, Applications of Digital Signal Processing to Transfer, Basis for Secure Communication, Calculus, Communications Software, Computer Networks, Digital Communications, Electromagnetic fields, Electronic Components and Circuits, Electronic Systems, Information Systems, Introduction to Engineering Management, Linear Algebra, Linear Systems, Math Extension, Mobile Communications Basics, Mobile Networks and Services, Multimedia Information Processing, Physics, Programming, Telecommunications Legislation and Policy, and Telecommunications Systems

Spring
Algorithms for Multimedia Information Management, Calculus II, Circuit and Algorithms Design, Communication Theory, Communications Network Architecture, Communications Networks and Services, Digital Electronics, Digital Information Processing, High Frequency Technology, Integrated Circuits and Microelectronics, Internet Operation and Management, Introduction to Switching, Linear Networks Analysis and Synthesis, Microprocessor Based Digital Systems, Photonic, Statistics, Systems and Circuits, Systems Programming, Technological Innovation, and Wireless Propagation and Transmission

Telematics Engineering

Fall
Access Networks and Shared Media, Advanced Communication Networks and Services, Algebra, Audiovisual Services, Calculus I, Communication Theory, Communications Software, Electronic Components and Circuits, Electronic Systems, Linear Systems, Physics, Programming, Systems Architecture II, Systems Architecture, Telecommunication Systems, Telecommunications Regulations and Policy, Web Computing, and Wireless and Mobile Networking

Spring
Access Network Technologies, Advanced Telematic Applications, Calculus II, Communications Networks and Services, Devices and Optic Transmission Media, Digital Communications, Digital Electronics, Digital Information Processing, Format Processing in Telematic Applications, Internet Network Architecture, Introduction to Engineering Management, Microprocessor Based Digital Systems, Mobile and Multimedia Applications, Mobile Communications Basics, Multimedia Information Coding in Communications, Statistics, Switching, Systems and Circuits, Systems Programming, Telematic Applications, and Theory of Networks

Short Humanities Seminars

Fall
Analysis of the Information Society
Application of Relevant Technologies for Development
Art: From Humanism to Dehumanization (15th to 20th Centuries)
Avoiding the Barriers of Accessibility in the Information Society
Bioethics
Capitalism and Communism Head On: A Brief History of the Cold War
The Caribbean: Myths and Realities
The Changes of Post War Europe and the U.S. (1945–1975)
Contemporary International Conflict
Counter Revolutionaries: The Radicalization of Spanish Rights During the Second Republic (1931–1936)
Crime and Punishment in Antiquity: An Approximation to Roman Penal Law
The Diffusion of Fascism in Italy and Spain: A Comparative Vision
Education for Citizenship and Human Rights
Empirical Approximations of Moral Judgements
Engineering Low Cost Cinema
The Era of the Genome: How it Effects our Lives and Economy
Franco’s Spain Through Cinema and Literature
Free Knowledge and Learning on the Web
Free Software
From the Codex to the E-Book: A History of Writing Culture
From Prehistory to History: The Beginnings of Civilization in East Asia and Ancient Egypt
Fundamental Readings on International Contemporary History
Gender Studies: Women, Cinema, and Writing
Geographic Space and Cinema
Geographical Analysis of the African Continent
Gladiators: Showcase of the Roman Civilization
Hispania: From the PreRoman Village to the End of the Empire
History of the Today’s World: Keys to Understanding the Historical Process
History of Science and TechnologyHow to Read Science: Technical Scientific Language
Introduction to the History of Gardens
Introduction to Latin and Latin Literature Through its Texts
International Action Against Terrorism
The Library in the Palm of Your Hand
Monotheist Religions: Judaism, Christianism, and Islam
Music of the 20th Century Nuclear Energy: A Debate
The Path of Feminism in the Contemporary Age
Philosophic Thought and the Politics of Plato
The Power of Science and the Science of Power: Discourse Analysis of Spanish Scientists From the End of the Century
Postwar Art and Artistic Thought in Spain (1939-1959)
Reason and Faith: Dialogue or Confrontation?
Relevant Technologies and Cooperation for Development
Religions of the Ancient World: The Case of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece
The Roman Spectacle
Scientific Voyages in History
Sex, Gender, and Identity: Introduction to Queer Theory
The Socioeconomics of Migration in a Globalized World
Sociology of the Engineering Profession
Sports, Politics and Identities in the 20th Century
Structures of the World
Teamwork: From Cinema to Sports and From Sports to Business
The (Un)inhabited Body: Women, Art, Cinema, Literature, and Exile in Hispanic America
Videogames: Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds
Voyage to Antiquity
War as the Protagonist of History
What future of the World Awaits Us?
Women in the Golden Age
Women in Religion: Patriarchy and the Gender Perspective
Work in Society: Reality, Ideology, and Social Rights

Spring
Analysis of the Information Society
An Approximation Towards Contemporary Theatre: Principal Tendencies
Applications of Relevant Technologies to Development
Art and Artistic Thought in Postwar Spain (1939–1959)
Artificial Intelligence in Cinema and Literature
Astrophysics and the Universe Studying Itself
Biomedicine, Rights, and Society
Bioethics
The Body Unclothed: Women, Art, Film, Literature, and Exile in Hispanic America
Buildings of Hispano-Romanic Performances: The History of Their Discovery
Capitalism and Communism Face to Face: A Brief History of the Cold War
Christianism in European Cultural History
Ciberculture and Network Communities
Cinematographic Genres
Cinematographic Language
The Classic Imaginary in Western Art: The Greek Cannon
Comic Theatre and its Recurring Mechanisms
Conceptions of Speaking and World Representation: Language and the Value Scale
The Conquest of Space
Conscience and Human Rights
The Construction of Europe in the Middle Ages
Contemporary Art and its Diffusion
Contemporary International Conflict
The Creation of Businesses
Crime and Punishment in the Ancient Age: A Short Approximation Towards Roman Criminal Rights
Criminology and the Politics of Crime
Culture, Literacy, and Libraries in the Formation of European Identity
Demographic Challenges of the 21st Century
Democratic Government and Citizen Participation
The Discovery of the Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs: Spanish Engineers in America
Education for Citizenship and Human Rights
Elections in Spain (1977-2010)
Europe and the United States Between the World Wars (1914-1945)
Film and the Visual Arts: Paths and Crosspaths in the Second Half of the 20th Century
From 1914 to 1936: The Beginning of the 20th Century in Spain
From Pre-History to History: The Beginnings of Civilization in the Far East
Geographical Analysis of the African Continent
Greek Antiquity and the Western World
The Grotesque Fashion Show of Literature
The History of Aerospace Technology
The History of Secret Writings
The History of Terrorism to Al-Qaeda
The History of Women in Contemporary Spain
Historic Fundamentals of Contemporary Medicine
Human Dignity: The Challenge of the 21st Century
Human Rights and Cinema
Immunity and International Penal Law
Introduction to Contemporary Art
Introduction to Geological Risks and Dangers
Irresponsible Language and Use of Economic Information: Manipulation of Headlines and Content
Islam: Religion, Culture, and Politics
Landscape in Art
The Legend of Classic Antiquity: Facts and Myths that have Marked Human History
Man and the Machine: From Watches to Molecular Machines
Meaning in Language and Music
One Hundred Years of Automobile History
Philosophy and Literature: Memory and Experience
The Reflection of Rights in Literature
The Religious Problem in Contemporary Spain
Rights in Literature: Rights in Comedy
Science and Critical Thought
Secret Information and Intelligence Services: From Spying to Global Security
Spaces for Art: Production, Exhibition, and Diffusion
Spain and Islam
Spain in the 20th Century
Spanish Architecture of the 20th Century: From Modernism to Postmodernism
The Spanish Crisis of the 30s: The 2nd Republic and the Civil War (1931-1939)
The Spreading of Science
Sustainable Development
Ten Years of Contemporary Political Discourse of Historical Transcendency
Ten Lessons on the History of Philosophy
Today’s World Through the Keys to History
Ways of Talking About and Representing the World: Language and the Value Scale
World Conflict from 1945 to Today

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