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*WCU Spring Break in Portugal and Spain: Foodways of Portgual & Spain
Barcelona, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal; Sevilla, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Spring Break
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Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Hotel/Hostel
Max Credits Offered: 3 Area of Study: Nutrition
Program Type: WCU Faculty/Staff-Led Program Abroad Credit Type: Direct WCU Credit
Faculty/Staff Director: Regina Subach
Program Description:
Program Description:
A cultural and culinary immersion exploring the foodways of Portugal and Spain. The course will develop students’ understanding of the Mediterranean diet, organic food systems, and the Portuguese and Spanish food culture in relationship to health promotion.  While abroad students will visit local markets, food factories, and eateries, and participate in regional cooking classes which are built upon course content.
Portugal and Spain
All participants will be housed in shared hotel rooms throughout the duration of the program.
All instruction will be in English. No prior foreign language experience is required for participation in this program.
NTD 435Special Topics: Culinary Immersion of the Foodways of Portugal and Spain – 3 Credit elective
Seven culinary visits and 2 guest lectures,
Culinary visit #1 – Portuguese Cooking Class (Lunch included)*
Culinary visit #2 – Introduction to Portuguese Wines (Tasting included)*?o
Culinary visit #3 – Jamón Ibérico Curing Process and Tasting*
Culinary visit #4 – Olive Oil Tasting *
Culinary visit #5 – Barcelona Market Visit (tasting included)*
Culinary visit #6 – CETT Barcelona Cooking Class (meal included)*
Guest lecture #1 – Inés Rosales: Inclusion of Tradition in Gourmet Cuisine* o
Guest lecture #2 – CETT Barcelona Lecture*
In addition to the regular WCU tuition rates for the 3 credit hour course, all participants will pay a program fee of  $2,600.00 to WCU which includes all hotel accommodations, breakfast every day, three additional group meals, and all excursions/entrance fees for the duration of the program. All participants will also be billed the non-refundable $100 study abroad application fee through the WCU Bursar bill upon applying to the program.
Not included in the costs listed above are the round-trip airfare (estimated around $1,000), additional meals not provided by the program, international insurance ($25), and spending money.
*Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change.

Dr. Jeanie Subach
302 Sturzbecker

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This program is currently not accepting applications.