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Summer Abroad Argentina - Courses

Music, Film and Culture in the Global City

On this Summer Abroad program, you can

  • Earn 8 quarter units in 4 weeks.
  • Enroll in UC Davis courses to fulfill degree, major, minor, or GE requirements as listed in the General Catalog.
  • Experience academic coursework enriched by both the program’s location(s) and activities.

Note to Non-UC Davis Students:

  • Students from other campuses should consult with their home campus to determine whether courses may be used to fulfill their specific academic requirements. 
  • Semester students who will apply for Summer Financial Aid can get an additional unit to meet unit minimums for financial aid eligibility. Please contact Summer Abroad for additional information.


Buenos Aires - Music, Film & Culture in the Global City - Draft Syllabus (PDF)

The program syllabus and schedule, including the daily itinerary and planned activities, are subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

Class Format


Earn GE credit! Some courses on this program offer GE credit. Expand the sections below to view course descriptions and type of credit offered.


You will enroll in the course set below. Auditing is not an option. UC Davis programs are academic programs so participants should expect a substantial amount of course work.

  • Spanish (SPA) 175. Topics in Spanish American Cultural Studies (4 units)
  • Specific historical tendencies and issues in Latin American culture(s) from pre-colombian times to present. Studies of literature, film, art, journalism and performance. Focus on issues of aesthetics, politics, identity, and globalization. May be repeated one time for credit if content differs. GE credit: AH, VL, WC, WE 
  • Spanish (SPA) 198. Directed Group Study (4 units) P/NP grading only.
  • This course includes participation on excursions and tours and attendance to guest lectures. Students are often asked to write reflective pieces. Assignment topics vary by program.


No prerequisites are enforced for this program beyond the general eligibility requirements