Spring 1 2022: Language, Literature & Culture

Courses

Course list Spring 1 2022: Language, Literature & Culture

Spring 1 2022: Language, Literature & Culture (Late January, 2022 - Early May, 2022)
Catalog Code: VCSS1122

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA study center in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning 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.
 
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 de Salamanca Cursos Internacionales en Cusco

Contact Hours

180 - 255

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 17

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 25

Academic Information

  • Course Selection
    • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites
    • The courses below reflect the most current list of courses
    • Course availability is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last-minute class cancellations
    • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the Peru Site Specialist.
    • Spanish language courses require the purchase of a language textbook at an additional cost. Many courses have a field trip component, which also comes at an additional cost. Contact the Peru Site Specialist for more information.
  • Modular Language Classes
    • Beginning and Intermediate Spanish Language classes are modular meaning students may progress through two courses in a semester.
    • Beginning Spanish I and Intermediate Spanish I language courses will run during the first half of the semester
    • Beginning Spanish II and Intermediate Spanish II language courses start during the second half of the semester
    • Advanced Spanish will last for the entire semester
  • Course Credit
    • According to ISA policy, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student’s home university.
  • Transcripts
    • Although students study at the ISA Study Center in Cusco, their transcript will be from the Universidad de Salamanca and will reflect contact hours for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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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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Intermediate
Courses:

Culture and History

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

Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish I [SPA 250S]
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Spanish II [SPA 260S]
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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 [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 [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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Taught In English
Courses:

Culture and History

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeology, Heritage and Tourism [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 [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 [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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