Summer 1 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Courses

Course list Summer 1 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Summer 1 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies (Mid May, 2021 - Mid June, 2021)
Catalog Code: VVPU1121

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.
 

Course options at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Contact Hours

90

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Selection

  • Students must enroll in 90 contact hours during their five-week summer program. This program is open to students at the beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish proficiency level.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Chile Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students’ home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
  • Per the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 45 contact hours is equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits / 4 quarter units. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Language Placement and Recommendation

  • Enrollment in Spanish courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university. We strongly suggest that students who are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework.
  • It is recommended that students who have not completed one semester/quarter of college-level Spanish or the equivalent elect to take a language course through this program.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Online Courses

  • ISA does not recommend that students sign up for online courses through their host university. If enrolling in an online course is necessary for you to meet your degree requirements, you may only enroll in one online class. It is your responsibility to confirm with your home university that you will receive credit for online courses taken through your host university.
See Course Disclaimer
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Beginning
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 1145]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 1245]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 260]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 240]
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Advanced
Courses:

Business and Economics

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Business [PIIE 3445]

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Sociopolitical History of Latin America in the 20th and 21st Centuries [PIIE 5545]

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 360]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Contemporary Hispanic American Literature [PIIE 410]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 340]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Latin American Film and Literature [PIIE 5345]

Science

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Health [PIIE 3345]
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Taught In English
Courses:

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Identity Issues in Contemporary Latin American History: An Intercultural Approach [PIIE 5001]

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [PIIE 5003]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Latino Studies [PIIE 5002]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that there are no beginning level language courses offered in this program.

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

VVPU1121
Summer 3 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Courses

Course list Summer 3 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Summer 3 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies (Mid May, 2021 - Mid June, 2021)
Catalog Code: VVPU1321

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of four semesters (six quarters) of college-level Spanish. 

You will be asked to interview with the PUCV prior to program acceptance to determine internship placement, Spanish Language level, and program eligibility.

All students are required to be a major or minor in a business-related field.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

Course options at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Contact Hours

120 - 165

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

4 - 7

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

6 - 10

Academic Information

Course Selection

  • Students must enroll in 120 - 165 contact hours during their five-week summer program. This program is open to students at the advanced Spanish proficiency level.
  • Students are required to enroll in the Business Internship course to complement their internship component. Students have the option of enrolling in an additional Spanish or English course.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Chile Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students’ home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Language Placement and Recommendation

  • Students participating in this program are required to interview with the Program Coordinator at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso prior to acceptance into the program. The purpose of the interview is to ensure that students meet the required language level to succeed in the program.
  • Enrollment in Spanish courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university.

Transcript Information

The transcript from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Online Courses

ISA does not recommend that students sign up for online courses through their host university. If enrolling in an online course is necessary for you to meet your degree requirements, you may only enroll in one online class. It is your responsibility to confirm with your home university that you will receive credit for online courses taken through your host university.

See Course Disclaimer
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Advanced
Courses:

Business and Economics

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Business [PIIE 3445]

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Sociopolitical History of Latin America in the 20th and 21st Centuries [PIIE 5545]

Internship Opportunities

Courses:
120 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Business Internship

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish Grammar [PIIE 360]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Communicative Grammar, Conversation and Chilean Culture
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Contemporary Hispanic American Literature [PIIE 410]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Latin American Film and Literature [PIIE 5345]

Science

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Health [PIIE 3345]
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Taught In English
Courses:

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Identity Issues in Contemporary Latin American History: An Intercultural Approach [PIIE 5001]

Misc. Department

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [PIIE 450]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Latin American Studies From a Humanities Perspective [PIIE 457]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that there are no beginning level language courses offered in this program.

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

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

VVPU1321
Summer 4 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Courses

Course list Summer 4 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Summer 4 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Business Internship, Spanish Language & Latin American Studies (Mid June, 2021 - Late July, 2021)
Catalog Code: VVPU1421

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of four semesters (six quarters) of college-level Spanish. 

You will be asked to interview with the PUCV prior to program acceptance to determine internship placement, Spanish Language level, and program eligibility.

All students are required to be a major or minor in a business-related field.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

Course options at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Contact Hours

120 - 165

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

4 - 7

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

6 - 10

Academic Information

Course Selection

  • Students must enroll in 120 - 165 contact hours during their five-week summer program. This program is open to students at the advanced Spanish proficiency level.
  • Students are required to enroll in the Business Internship course to complement their internship component. Students have the option of enrolling in an additional Spanish or English course.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Chile Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students’ home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Language Placement and Recommendation

  • Students participating in this program are required to interview with the Program Coordinator at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso prior to acceptance into the program. The purpose of the interview is to ensure that students meet the required language level to succeed in the program.
  • Enrollment in Spanish courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university.

Transcript Information

The transcript from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Online Courses

ISA does not recommend that students sign up for online courses through their host university. If enrolling in an online course is necessary for you to meet your degree requirements, you may only enroll in one online class. It is your responsibility to confirm with your home university that you will receive credit for online courses taken through your host university.

See Course Disclaimer
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Advanced
Courses:

Business and Economics

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Business [PIIE 3445]

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Sociopolitical History of Latin America in the 20th and 21st Centuries [PIIE 5545]

Internship Opportunities

Courses:
120 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Business Internship

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish Grammar [PIIE 360]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Communicative Grammar, Conversation and Chilean Culture
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Contemporary Hispanic American Literature [PIIE 410]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Latin American Film and Literature [PIIE 5345]

Science

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Health [PIIE 3345]
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Taught In English
Courses:

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Identity Issues in Contemporary Latin American History: An Intercultural Approach [PIIE 5001]

Misc. Department

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [PIIE 450]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Latin American Studies From a Humanities Perspective [PIIE 457]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that there are no beginning level language courses offered in this program.

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

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

VVPU1421
Summer 2 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Courses

Course list Summer 2 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

Summer 2 2021: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso - Spanish Language & Latin American Studies (Mid June, 2021 - Late July, 2021)
Catalog Code: VVPU1221

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.
 

Course options at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Contact Hours

90

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Selection

  • Students must enroll in 90 contact hours during their five-week summer program. This program is open to students at the beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish proficiency level.
  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Chile Program Manager.

Course Credit

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students’ home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
  • Per the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 45 contact hours is equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits / 4 quarter units. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Language Placement and Recommendation

  • Enrollment in Spanish courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university. We strongly suggest that students who are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework.
  • It is recommended that students who have not completed one semester/quarter of college-level Spanish or the equivalent elect to take a language course through this program.

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Online Courses

  • ISA does not recommend that students sign up for online courses through their host university. If enrolling in an online course is necessary for you to meet your degree requirements, you may only enroll in one online class. It is your responsibility to confirm with your home university that you will receive credit for online courses taken through your host university.
See Course Disclaimer
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Beginning
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 1145]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 1245]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 260]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 240]
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Advanced
Courses:

Business and Economics

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Business [PIIE 3445]

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Sociopolitical History of Latin America in the 20th and 21st Centuries [PIIE 5545]

Language and Culture

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Communicative Grammar [PIIE 360]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Contemporary Hispanic American Literature [PIIE 410]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Conversation and Chilean Culture [PIIE 340]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Latin American Film and Literature [PIIE 5345]

Science

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Spanish for Specific Purposes - Health [PIIE 3345]
Back to Top
Taught In English
Courses:

History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Identity Issues in Contemporary Latin American History: An Intercultural Approach [PIIE 5001]

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [PIIE 5003]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Latino Studies [PIIE 5002]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please note that there are no beginning level language courses offered in this program.

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

VVPU1221
Summer 5 2021: Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Business, STEM & Spanish Language

Courses

Course list Summer 5 2021: Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Business, STEM & Spanish Language

Summer 5 2021: Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez - Business, STEM & Spanish Language (Mid June, 2021 - Late July, 2021)
Catalog Code: VVPU1621

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

 

ISA Veritas Course

All ISA Veritas summer students will take a 1-credit ISA Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum course in addition to their traditional courses at the ISA host institution. The practicum course will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations and will be online/on-site.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

Course options at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Contact Hours

90

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

6

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

9

Academic Information

Course Selection

You must enroll in 90 contact hours during your five-week summer program. This program is open to students at the beginning, intermediate and advanced Spanish proficiency level. You may enroll in a Spanish language course in addition to a STEM or business related course in English.

Course availability is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-aproval for alternate courses in the event of last-minute class cancelations.

Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Chile Program Manager.

Course Credit

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students’ home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Per the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, 45 contact hours is equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits / 4 quarter units. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Language Placement

Enrollment in Spanish courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university. We strongly suggest that students who are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework.

It is recommended that students who have not completed one semester/quarter of college-level Spanish or the equivalent elect to take a language course through this program.

Transcript Information

The transcript from the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.

Online Courses

ISA does not recommend that students sign up for online courses through their home university. If enrolling in an online course is necessary for you to meet your degree requirements, you may only enroll in one online class. It is your responsibility to confirm with your home university that you will receive credit for online courses taken through your host university.

See Course Disclaimer
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True Beginning
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Basic Spanish [SPAN 102]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intermediate Spanish: Communication [SPAN 211]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intermediate Spanish: Grammar [SPAN 221]
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Advanced
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish: Business [SPAN 341]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish: Chilean Culture [SPAN 340]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish: Grammar [SPAN 355]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Phonetics of Spanish Grammar [SPAN 350]
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Taught In English
Courses:

Misc. Department

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Cellular Biology and Physiology [BIO 331]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Contemporary Marketing Strategies [MKT 334]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Doing Business in Latin America [MGT 334]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Dynamics [FIS 300]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Electromagnetism [FIS 221]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Financial Management [IND 424]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Industrial Organization [IND 423]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Macroeconomics [ECO 131]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Mechanical Physics [FIS 100]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Microeconomics [ECO 111]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Mining Exploitation [MIN 260]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Multivariable Calculus [MAT203]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Rock Mechanics [MIN 441]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Starting Up in Latin America [MGT 333]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Thermodynamics [FIS 225]
VVPU1621