Professor teaching a class at the Sede Prim.

Sede Prim Course Offerings

Courses taught at the Sede Prim vary from fall to spring semester. See the schedules below for details.


  • 2319 Advanced Communication (Carballo): This course reviews grammatical structures and vocabulary and introduces the principles of composition to help students achieve a better command of oral and written Spanish.
  • 2407 Advanced Syntax (Del Valle, Carballo): The objective of this course is to develop and perfect the oral and written competence of advanced students. Special consideration is given to the special challenges English-speaking students face when speaking the Spanish language.
  • 2411 Superior Spanish Syntax (Del Valle): This course analyzes Spanish grammatical structures and provides students with the resources necessary to improve their academic writing skills.



  • 2320 Blogging in Spain (Figueroa): This course helps students examine political and cultural events in Spain through the lens of media currently available.
  • 2330 Socio-Cultural Change in Spain: An Anthropological Perspective (Bueno): This course explores sociocultural changes in Spain during recent decades through an examination of urban anthropology, anthropology of the family, and cultural diversity and immigration.
  • 2340 Art in the Museums of Madrid (Gallego): This course explores Spanish painting from the 15th through the 20th centuries, particularly in the Prado Museum. As part of the course students will take part in frequent visits to Madrid museums both with the class and independently.
  • 2344 Spanish for Business (Fernández): This course is designed for students who wish to acquire the linguistic resources and develop cultural competence relevant in the Spanish and Latin American business world.
  • 2348 Spain & the European Union (Seijo): The aim of this course is to introduce students to the history, institutions, and politics and policies of the European Union (EU) with a particular emphasis on the role Spain played in the governance of this international organization.
  • 2374 Spanish Art 20th Century (Gallego): This course provides a look at Spanish art in the 20th century through museums in Madrid. As part of the course students will take part in frequent visits to museums both with the class and independently.
  • 2450 Gender, Sexuality, and Otherness in Spain: Intersections, Resistance, and Alliances (Ortega): This course explores debates and activism around gender, dissident sexuality and identity positions taking place in Spain in recent years. 

Upper Level Courses (available to undergraduate students with Director’s approval)


Fall 2022 Schedule

Spring 2023 Schedule

Sede Prim Course Registration *REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 7*

Course registration at the Sede Prim will open approximately one month prior to the start of the term. Sede Prim courses will be open to a maximum of 16 students each. Those of you enrolled at a local university (UAM or Carlos III) will register for those university courses separately.

You will be placed in one of the language courses upon arrival—please do not register for a language class now.