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Study Abroad in Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar

HIST 1302: United States History from 1877
HUMA 1302: Later Global Cultures

Program Details

  • Credits Earned: 6
  • Course start date: June 1, 2020
  • Semester Program Begins: Summer I Term 2020
  • Semester Program Ends: Summer I Term 2020
  • Course length: 6 Weeks
  • Time abroad (included in course length): 16 days; Total travel time is 2 days (included).
  • Program Highlights (subject to change): The program will provide a view of modern American history through a global lens through visits to Spain, Portugal, and Gibraltar. Students will also learn about and explore Spanish history and culture by spending eight nights in the southern cities of Seville, Ronda, Córdoba, and Granada. Students will also see the Rock of Gibraltar first hand via a day trip to the southwestern tip of Europe in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The program will then relocate to Lisbon, Portugal where students will spend six nights in the Portuguese capital and its vicinity. In Lisbon, the focus of study will be Portugal's role in building a vast global empire.  Side trips to towns like Obidos and Sintra will further illustrate the glories of Portugal's past and the attractions of its present.
  • Approximate program fee:
    • Financial Awards available for eligible students! See Study Abroad Financial Award Application for more information. You must be accepted into the program before applying for the award. 
    • This program also qualifies eligible students for scholarships through the U.S. Department of State Gilman International Scholarship and the John McCain International Scholarship for the Children of Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship). These require a separate application from the LSC financial awards.
    • Tentative program cost with financial award: $1800-$2400
    • Tentative program cost without financial award: $3400
    • Notes regarding fee: Includes airfare, lodging, transfers and required trip activities. Does not include meals/food, tuition, books/supplies/equipment, personal expenses, passport, any required visa fees, meals not included in program activities or vaccinations. Estimated cost of books is $25. Estimated cost of meals for the trip is about $400, but varies based on personal preferences and habits.
  • This course is open to students from all Lone Star College campuses with required course meetings at LSC-Kingwood.
  • Email Professor Steve Davis or Robert Chris Davis for additional information or to sign up at:  or

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