Fall 1A 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language

Courses

Course list Fall 1A 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language

Fall 1A 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language (August 31, 2024 - December 21, 2024)
Catalog Code: VSJF1224

 

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.

To participate in this program, you must be 18 years of age or older.

VERITAS COURSE

All Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the host institution in addition to one 3-credit Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The Comparative Religions course will be online and include students from across Veritas sites, and the Global Ministry Practicum will be online/on-site. 

Comparative Religions (HUM 353)

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.

Global Ministry Practicum (HUM 490)

This course provides upper division credit for international ministry opportunities and an extended ministry experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

Credits

Contact Hours: 240 - 300

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits: 15 - 20

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units: 24 - 30

Academic Information

Description of Term

This program is the Universidad Veritas' September Intensive Month session + the standard fall semester. In September you will take an intensive 60-hour Spanish language course, followed by your regular semester of coursework.

Course Selection

Students will be able to enroll in four courses at the Universidad Veritas. All 60-hour Spanish courses will be held in the mornings, whereas the 60 and 48 hour electives will be held in the afternoons. You can have one of the following schedules:

  • Three 60-hour modular courses and one elective

  • Two 60-hour modular courses and two electives

  • One 60-hour modular course and three electives

  • Four electives during this program. 

  • If you have not completed a college semester or quarter of Spanish or the equivalent, ISA strongly recommends you to choose a Spanish module as one of your courses. 
  • Please note that ISA cannot guarantee course placement and availability. For this reason, we ask all students to consider alternate courses in the event that their preferred courses are not available. 
60-hour Spanish Language courses

60-hour Spanish courses are 4-week long, intensive modular courses and are completed sequentially. Students can enroll in up to three 60-hour courses.

60-hour courses

60-hour electives offered by the university may include a field study component at no extra cost to the student. Because of the schedule of these field trips, students are typically only able to enroll in one or two such courses per program. These 60-hour electives run throughout the duration of the trimester. Please contact the Program Manager with any questions.

48-hour courses

48-hour electives run throughout the duration of the semester. There are electives available in English and in Spanish. 

Language Level Placement

All students enrolling in a language course above the Beginner level must take a Spanish language placement exam prior to departure. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level and determine the courses in which the student is eligible to enroll.

Course Level Recommendations
  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are solely based on the host university's input, but are not necessarily representative of course levels at your home university. These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisers and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions. At Veritas University, course codes are composed of two parts: an alpha code indicating the discipline or field of study and a numeric code that indicates the type of course and level. The first number indicates the level or degree of complexity of ongoing research. 
  • Courses that start with a 1 are introductory courses or beginner level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 2 are courses that require more hours of independent study and are intermediate level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 3 are courses that require research and presentations, have field trips or visits requiring reports, and are advanced level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 4 have a very similar level to level 3 courses, but usually are "specialty areas" within a discipline. 

Requests for sample syllabi can be made to your San José Program Manager. 

Transcript Information

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

See Course Disclaimer
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True Beginning
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN101]
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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:
60 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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN201]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 241]
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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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN202]
60 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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
The Central American Story [SPN 3420]

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN301]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 341]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Business Spanish [SPN304]
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High Advanced
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Composition [SPN410]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN302]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish Conversation [SPN310]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Cultural Heritage in Latin America [SPN320]
60 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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Communication for Development & Social Leaders [COMM 3100]
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 Design Thinking [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
Human Development in Latin America [HIS 3290]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [POL 2500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Indigenous Ecology and Sustainability [HUM 3150]
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 Management [MKTG 3010]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
International Relations in Latin America [POL 3450]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Circular Economy [ECON 3500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Genetics: Current Applications [ENV2500]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Human Anatomy [HHD 1050]
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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Project Management [GEB 3000]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Video Creation [HUM 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]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Marine Mammals of Costa Rica [ENV 3200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Migration, Globalization and Social Change [POL 3220]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Molecular Marine Biology [ENV 3020]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mural Painting and Public Art [ART2130]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Permaculture for a Regenerative Culture [ENV 2800]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Human Physiology [HHD 2100]
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
Sustainability and Resource Management in the Ancient World [HIS 3130]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Sustainable Consumption and Production [MKTG3150]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Systems Thinking and Sustainability [SUSD 3160]
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
Tropical Botany: Useful Plants [ENV 3150]
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]

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Holistic Health Approaches [HHD1050]

Health Care Electives

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conflict Resolution and Health Care [HHD3070]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Costa Rican Healthcare and Tropical Medicine [HIS3293]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Health and Nutrition: A Sustainability Approach [HHD 1070]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Health Psychology [PSY2200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Physical Therapy and Rehab Exercises for Common Sports Injuries [HHD 1020]

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

VSJF1224
Fall 1B 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language

Courses

Course list Fall 1B 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language

Fall 1B 2024: Environmental Studies, Health Care, Liberal Arts & Spanish Language (September 28, 2024 - December 21, 2024)
Catalog Code: VSJF1124

 

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.

To participate in this program, you must be 18 years of age or older.

VERITAS COURSE

All Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the host institution in addition to one 3-credit Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The Comparative Religions course will be online and include students from across Veritas sites, and the Global Ministry Practicum will be online/on-site. 

Comparative Religions (HUM 353)

This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.

Global Ministry Practicum (HUM 490)

This course provides upper division credit for international ministry opportunities and an extended ministry experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

Credits

Contact Hours: 192 - 240

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits: 12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units: 19 - 24

Academic Information

Students will be able to enroll in four courses at the Universidad Veritas. All 60-hour Spanish courses will be held in the mornings, whereas the 60 and 48 hour electives will be held in the afternoons. You can have one of the following schedules:

  • Three 60-hour modular courses and one elective

  • Two 60-hour modular courses and two electives

  • One 60-hour modular course and three electives

  • Four electives during this program. 

  • If you have not completed a college semester or quarter of Spanish or the equivalent, ISA strongly recommends you to choose a Spanish module as one of your courses. 
  • Please note that ISA cannot guarantee course placement and availability. For this reason, we ask all students to consider alternate courses in the event that their preferred courses are not available. 
60-hour Spanish Language courses

60-hour Spanish courses are 4-week long, intensive modular courses and are completed sequentially. Students can enroll in up to three 60-hour courses.

60-hour courses

60-hour electives offered by the university may include a field study component at no extra cost to the student. Because of the schedule of these field trips, students are typically only able to enroll in one or two such courses per program. These 60-hour electives run throughout the duration of the trimester. Please contact the Program Manager with any questions.

48-hour courses

48-hour electives run throughout the duration of the semester. There are electives available in English and in Spanish. 

Language Level Placement

All students enrolling in a language course above the Beginner level must take a Spanish language placement exam prior to departure. The exam will indicate each student's language proficiency level and determine the courses in which the student is eligible to enroll.

Course Level Recommendations
  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are solely based on the host university's input, but are not necessarily representative of course levels at your home university. These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisers and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions. At Veritas University, course codes are composed of two parts: an alpha code indicating the discipline or field of study and a numeric code that indicates the type of course and level. The first number indicates the level or degree of complexity of ongoing research. 
  • Courses that start with a 1 are introductory courses or beginner level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 2 are courses that require more hours of independent study and are intermediate level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 3 are courses that require research and presentations, have field trips or visits requiring reports, and are advanced level language acquisition courses.

  • Courses that start with a 4 have a very similar level to level 3 courses, but usually are "specialty areas" within a discipline. 

Requests for sample syllabi can be made to your San José Program Manager. 

Transcript Information

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

See Course Disclaimer
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True Beginning
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN101]
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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:
60 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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN201]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 241]
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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:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN202]
60 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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
The Central American Story [SPN 3420]

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 1) [SPN301]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Advanced Spanish for Health Professionals [SSP 341]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Business Spanish [SPN304]
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High Advanced
Courses:

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Composition [SPN410]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Grammar and Conversation (Level 2) [SPN302]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish Conversation [SPN310]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
Cultural Heritage in Latin America [SPN320]
60 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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Communication for Development & Social Leaders [COMM 3100]
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 Design Thinking [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
Human Development in Latin America [HIS 3290]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Human Rights in Latin America [POL 2500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Indigenous Ecology and Sustainability [HUM 3150]
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 Management [MKTG 3010]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
International Relations in Latin America [POL 3450]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Circular Economy [ECON 3500]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Genetics: Current Applications [ENV2500]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Human Anatomy [HHD 1050]
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]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Project Management [GEB 3000]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Video Creation [HUM 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]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Marine Mammals of Costa Rica [ENV 3200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Migration, Globalization and Social Change [POL 3220]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Molecular Marine Biology [ENV 3020]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mural Painting and Public Art [ART2130]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Permaculture for a Regenerative Culture [ENV 2800]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Human Physiology [HHD 2100]
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
Sustainability and Resource Management in the Ancient World [HIS 3130]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Sustainable Consumption and Production [MKTG3150]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Systems Thinking and Sustainability [SUSD 3160]
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
Tropical Botany: Useful Plants [ENV 3150]
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]

Four-Week Language & Culture Classes/Modules

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Holistic Health Approaches [HHD1050]

Health Care Electives

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Conflict Resolution and Health Care [HHD3070]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Costa Rican Healthcare and Tropical Medicine [HIS3293]
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Health and Nutrition: A Sustainability Approach [HHD 1070]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Health Psychology [PSY2200]
48 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Physical Therapy and Rehab Exercises for Common Sports Injuries [HHD 1020]

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

VSJF1124