Fall 1 2018: Language, Literature & Culture

Courses

Course list Fall 1 2018: Language, Literature & Culture

Fall 1 2018: Language, Literature & Culture (August 31, 2018 - December 8, 2018)
Catalog Code: VCSF1118

Semester students will take

  • 3-4 courses at the USCIC. Modular language classes may also be taken*.
  • International Missions Practicum required
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership Required when minimum enrollment is met.

 *Modular Language Classes
Beginning and Intermediate Spanish Language classes are modular; students may progress through two courses in a semester. However, Beginning Spanish II and Intermediate Spanish II language courses will start midway into the semester.


Veritas Courses

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.
 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here) Required when minimum enrollment is met.


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)

*Available in Spanish

 

Course Options at the Universidad de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales en Cusco

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Advanced
Courses:

Culture and History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Language/ Upper Content Division
Anthropology of the Andes and the Amazon [ANT 375S]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Hispanic Culture and Civilization [CUL/ SPA 340S]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Language/ Upper Content Division
Pre-Columbian Art History (CLOSED) [ART_HIS 370S]

Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Spanish: Grammar and Composition [SPA 380S]

Literature

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Peruvian Literature: 20th Century [LIT/SPA 380S]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Survey of Latin American Literature: Crónicas through Romanticismo (CLOSED) [LIT/ SPA 370S]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Survey of Latin American Literature: Modernismo through Actualidad [LIT/ SPA 375S]
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Beginning
Courses:

Language

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Spanish I [SPA 130S]
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High Beginning
Courses:

Language

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Spanish II [SPA 140S]
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish II (CLOSED) [SPA 260S]
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Intermediate
Courses:

Culture and History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Upper Division
Culture for Language Learners [CUL/SPA 325S]

Language

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Beginning Quechua [QUE 270S]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish I (CLOSED) [SPA 250S]
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Taught In English
Courses:

Culture and History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeology, Heritage and Tourism (CLOSED) [CUL/ ARC 355E]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of the Inca Civilization [HIS 320E]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Indigenous Peoples and Social Movements in Latin America (CLOSED) [POL/CUL 260E]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
People and Cultures of Peru [CUL 310E]

Environmental Sciences

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation in the Peruvian Andes [EVS 375E]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sustainable Development in the Peruvian Andes [DEV 365E]

Political Science

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Latin American Political Systems (CLOSED) [POL 230E]
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
U.S. - Latin America Relations [POL 360E]

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.

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.

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