Spring1 2024: Language, Literature & Culture


Course list Spring1 2024: Language, Literature & Culture

Spring1 2024: Language, Literature & Culture (January 26, 2024 - May 4, 2024)
Catalog Code: VCSS1124




Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.


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: 12 - 17

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 Program Manager.

  • 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 Program Manager 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.

Transcript Information
  • Upon completion of the program at the ISA Cusco Study Center, students will receive a transcript from ISA's School of Record, the University of South Florida (USF). The USF transcripts will reflect transfer credit for coursework taken at the ISA Cusco Study Center. The contact hours for language courses will not be reflected on the transcript; however, they are listed below to assist with credit transfer. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.