May Term - Intensive Learning for Foreign Language Majors

The College provides a wide array of Intensive Learning opportunities, including travel courses as well as on-campus courses. The majority of these courses are offered in May, during a three-week term, although some travel courses may run a little over or a little under the three-week period.

Examples of Past Intensive Learning Courses:


  • Language and Culture of Spain
  • Parisian Images and Icons
  • Cultural Continuity & Transformation in Contemporary Spain
  • The Spanish Language, Past & Present
  • The Legacy of Contemporary Argentinean Female Writers
  • The American Tourist in Rome: Past and Present
  • The Post-Classic Maya
  • Nantes as Cultural and Historical Center of the Loire Valley
  • Sustainability in Germany
  • Contemporary Spain-Global: Lengua y cultura
  • Walking the Camino de Santiago

  • Pilgrimage in Spain

  • Paris Premedieval, Paris Postmodern

Learn more about the program.