Fall 1B 2019: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies

Courses

Course list Fall 1B 2019: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies

Fall 1B 2019: Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Studies (September 28, 2019 - December 21, 2019)
Catalog Code: VSJF1119

Winter students will enroll in the following:

  • International Missions Practicum 
  • Other courses at Universidad Veritas to maintain full-time student status (195 total contact hour minimum including 45 contact hours from Global Mission Perspectives course)

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 3150 Major World Religions 3 credits (48 hours)
 

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True Beginning
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Beginning Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 141]
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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]
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High Beginning
Courses:

Elective Courses in Spanish

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

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN102]
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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
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 241]
80 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement Professionals (Jan/Jun/Jul/Oct Only) [SPN251]
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Elective Courses in Spanish

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

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]
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Advanced
Courses:

Elective Courses in Spanish

Courses:
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Contemporary Costa Rican Women Writers [SPN4110]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Introduction to Literary Analysis [SPN 3000]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Introduction to Translation [SPN 3070]
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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Selected Topics in Spanish Literature [SPN 4330]

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
Advanced Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 341]
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]
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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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Taught In English
Courses:

Elective Courses in English

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
Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice [ART 2100]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Basic Principles of Drawing [ART1301]
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
Contemporary Latin American History [HIS 2302]
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
Ecological Photography [PHOT 2100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ecotourism: The Costa Rica Case [GEB3500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management [GEB 3120]
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
History of Latin American Architecture and Art [ARCH 3112]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [POL 2500]
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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
International Relations in Latin America [POL 3450]
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 Law Enforcement in Costa Rica [SOCY 2100]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Land Vertebrates of Costa Rica [ENV3120]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
LGBTQ Diversity and Sexual Identity in Latin America [SOCY 3050]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Major World Religions [THEO 3150]
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Marine Mammals of Costa Rica [ENV 3200]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Marine Molecular Biology [ENV3020]
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
Renewable Energy and Resource Management [MGMT 3020]
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
Service Sector Management [MGMT 3000]
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 Architecture and Design [ARCH 3200]
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]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Wildcats of Costa Rica [ENV3060]

Health Care Electives

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Principles of Medical Entomology in the Tropics [HHD1100]

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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