Modern Language

French         

Brethren Colleges Abroad: Strasbourg, France (Open to French majors/minors only)

In Strasbourg students take most of their classes at the foreign student center of the university called IIEF. Classes here focus on learning the French language. Professors from a variety of disciplines teach classes at the IIEF on art history, literature, history, civilization, and trends in French current events. Applicants to all BCA program must have a minimum 2.60 (on a 4.00 scale) cumulative GPA. In order for students to have a successful study abroad experience, BCA requires that they complete 4 semesters of college-level French before enrolling in its Strasbourg Program. BCA Homepage

CIEE:Paris (Open to French or History/Social Science majors/minors only)

CIEE Contemporary French Studies in Paris program offers a flexible curriculum for the study of both French and History for students at all proficiency levels in French. The CIEE Study Center in Paris, known as the Paris Center for Critical Studies, is on the rue du Sentier in the lively, central Sentier neighborhood, in the 2nd arrondissement. The Center is less than a minute away from the Grands Boulevards, a 10-minute walk to the Palais Royal, and a 15-minute walk to the Louvre. All study abroad students live with French hosts. Students with a cumulative 3.0 GPA are eligible. CIEE Paris Homepage

University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France (Open to French majors/minors only)

Montpellier is a city known for its beauty, its excellent climate and the richness of its architecture. Classes here at the Institut Mediterraneen de Langues focus upon the French language. Classes include all levels of French language study as well as French civilization. In addition, students have the option of taking international business classes at a local university. Students interested in applying must have a junior status for the semester they wish to attend. Montpellier Homepage

Spanish  

Westmont in Mexico - (Open to all majors)

Westmont in Mexico (WIM) is a fall semester program led by Westmont faculty and located in the beautiful, colonial city of Querétaro. On this program, students gain skills for effective cross-cultural living, experience incarnational ministry, and improve their Spanish language abilities. WIM offers students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Mexican culture through home stays, coursework, and field trips within the context of a supportive Christian community. Another distinctive feature is its integrated pre-departure, in-country, and re-entry training. Westmont in Mexico Homepage

BCA Study Abroad Abroad: Quito, Ecuador (Open to Spanish majors/minors only)

Take classes at The University of San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), one of the best in all of Latin America.
With hundreds of available courses and abundant resources, students couldn’t find a better option in Ecuador. As a BCA student, you will take Spanish language classes as well as regular university courses
with Ecuadorian students. Life in Quito offers a mix of Spanish, indigenous, and modern
international traditions. Rooted in the values of peace and justice, BCA Study Abroad promotes international understanding, awareness of global citizenship and academic scholarship through educational exchange. Two semesters of college-level Spanish (or equivalent) are required. Minimum 2.6 GPA. BCA Quito Homepage.

Semester in Spain, Seville, Spain (Trinity Christian College) (Open to Spanish majors/minors only)

Semester in Spain has offered Spanish courses in Seville since 1977. Our program combines challenging academic study (beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) with practical opportunities for students to practice what they learn. With its location in Seville, Semester in Spain is designed to provide a rich academic and cultural experience as well as foster lasting relationships between our students and their hosts. SIS Homepage