Fall 1B, 2020: Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

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Course list Fall 1B, 2020: Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Fall 1B, 2020: Spanish Language & Latin American Studies (Mid July, 2020 - Late November, 2020)
Catalog Code: VVPF1120

 

This program is open to students at the beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish proficiency level.

Students are required to maintain full-time student status during their programs, including:

  • Global Missions Perspectives required when minimum enrollment is met
    • (45 contact hours/3 semester credits; taught by Veritas professor)
  • International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum optional
    • (1-3 semester credits; facilitated by Veritas Mission Mentor)
  • Other courses at the PUCV to maintain full-time student status

Intermediate language level students may take up to 228 hours of courses from the PUCV plus the Veritas course and the Veritas International Missions/Service Learning Practicum. Intermediate students should (not required) take at least 90 hours of Spanish language classes and an additional 150 hours of courses from the PUCV.

Advanced language level students may take up to 228 hours of courses from the PUCV plus the Veritas course and the Veritas International Missions/Service Learning Practicum.

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

Global Missions Perspectives (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to survey the mission activity of God in the world, past, present and future.  The course material and lectures will cover the biblical and the historical basics of God’s global purposes, missions strategies, cultural issues and contemporary missiological issues. The material will be presented through lectures, class and group discussions, video, guest speakers, reading assignments and worksheets. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

International Missions/Service-learning practicum (1-3 credits) optional

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here) 
NOTE: students who complete all requirements for the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

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Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.

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Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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