Fall 1B 2018: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies

Courses

Course list Fall 1B 2018: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies

Fall 1B 2018: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies (September 29, 2018 - December 22, 2018)
Catalog Code: VSJF1118

Fall students will enroll in the following:

  • Veritas course: Global Missions Perspectives required when minimum enrollment is met 
  • Veritas course: International Missions Practicum required 
  • Other courses at Universidad Veritas to maintain full-time student status (195-315 hours) 

VERITAS MISSION PRACTICUM

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits)

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)

 

Language Level Placement

All students will take placement exams once accepted into the program previous to departure to determine language proficiency level. Exam results may determine eligibility for course enrollment. Students who arrive having completed the following number of semesters/quarters of college-level Spanish, or the equivalent, typically place into the corresponding language level:

Semesters Quarters Language Level
0-1 0-2 Beginning
2-3 3-5 Intermediate
4-5 6-8 Advanced
6+ 9+ Superior

 

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT UNIVERSIDAD VERITAS

The following courses are now being offered that are not included in the chart list below:


THEO 3000 Theo-Praxis: Theology for life 3 credits (48 hours)
THEO 3100 Habitudes: Habits and attitudes for emerging Christian leadership 3 credits (48 hours)
THEO 3150 Major World Religions 3 credits (48 hours)
THEO 3120- Revolution, Spirituality, and Religion in Latin America 3 credits (48hrs)

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Advanced
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN301]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals (Jun/Jul/Oct/Jan Only) [SPN351]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Business Spanish [SPN304]

General Electives

Courses:
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Contemporary Costa Rican Women Writers [SPN4110]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Latin American Dialectology [SPN3520]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Latin American Literature in Film [SPN4390]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Selected Readings in Latin American Literature [SPN3020]

Misc. Department

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish for Health Professionals (Jan/Oct/Sum1/Sum 3/Sum 4) [SPN341]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Introduccion al Analisis Literario [SPN 3000]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Introduction to Translation [SPN3070]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Selected Topics in Spanish Literature [SPN4330]
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Beginning
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN101]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals (Jan/Jun/Jul/Oct Only) [SPN151]

Misc. Department

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Spanish for Health Professionals (Jan/Oct/Sum 1/Sum 3/Sum 4) [SPN141]
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High Advanced
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Composition [SPN410]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN302]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish Conversation [SPN310]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Cultural Heritage in Latin America [SPN3200]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Techniques of Oral Expression [SPN340]
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High Beginning
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN102]

General Electives

Courses:
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
Basic Spanish Oral Communication [SPN1002]
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN202]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish Conversation [SPN210]

General Electives

Courses:
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced
Upper Division
Phonetics and Phonology [SPN3050]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN201]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals (Jan/Jun/Jul/Oct Only) [SPN251]

Misc. Department

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals (Jan/Oct/Sum 1/Sum 3/Sum 4) [SPN241]
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Taught In English
Courses:

General Electives

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems [ENV4030]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Basic Principles of Drawing [ART1301]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Biomimicry: Learning from Nature's Strategies [SUSD2500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Biotechnology and Sustainability [ENV 4100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations [ENV3740]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conservation Biology of Endangered Marine Species [ENV3160]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Costa Rica Colloquium: History and Culture [HUM3513]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Costa Rican Environmental Policy [POL3420]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Costa Rican Tradition: Peace and Democracy [POL3100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Conflict Resolution [COMM3070]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Leadership Skills [MGMT3030]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Cultural Photography [PHOT2130]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Cultural Psychology [PSY3050]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Documentary Appreciation [CTV3400]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ecotourism: The Costa Rica Case [GEB3500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Awareness and Sustainable Development [ENV4040]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Impact and Social Development [ENV3005]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Freshwater Ecology [ENV3170]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Gender and Sustainable Development [SUSD3100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Intercultural Communication and Competence [COMM3200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Marketing [MKTG3010]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Genetics: Current Applications [ENV2500]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to International Business [GEB3350]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to International Economics in Latin America [ECON3403]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Programming and Coding: Java [TECH 2100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to the Physical and Chemical Basis of Everyday Life [CHEM1050]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Land Vertebrates of Costa Rica [ENV3120]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Migration, Globalization and Social Change [POL 3220]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mural Painting and Public Art [ART2130]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy and Integrated Thought of the Classic World [PHIL3100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Principles of Medical Entomology in the Tropics [HHD1100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Selected Topics in Afro-Caribbean Studies [ETH3100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Sustainability and Resources Management in the Ancient World [HIS-3200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Sustainable Consumption and Production [MKTG3150]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Sustainable Lifestyles [SUSD 3000]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Theory of Latin American Tropical Dance [DNCE2500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Tropical Birds (Ornithology) [ENV 3100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Tropical Ecology [ENV3044]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Tropical Marine Biology [ENV3190]

Misc. Department

Courses:
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice [ART2100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Costa Rican Human and Economic Development [HIS3290]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Diversity and Sexual Identity in Latin America [SOCY3050]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Ecological Photography [PHOT2100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Human Rights in Latin America [POL2500]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Relations in Latin America [POL3450]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Latin American Architecture and Art [ARCH3112]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Latin American History [HIS2302]
96 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Performing Arts Production Workshop [PFA 3000]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Tropical Botany: Useful Plant Workshop [ENV3150]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Tropical Design and Architecture [ARCH3200]

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.

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

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