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COSTA RICA
San Jose
I've heard that Costa Rica is one of the happiest places on earth. I can't say I disagree. People here are (for the most part) friendly, outgoing, and happy to talk with you.

  Kaysie Hogrefe
Northern Arizona University

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Academics: semester & year

The semester and academic year curriculum offers intensive Spanish Language and Hispanic studies courses. Students may enroll in up to 5 courses per semester. A limited number of internships are also available for qualified students. Courses are offered at Universidad Fidelitas (Fidelitas). Language classes consist of no more than 6 students to enhance the learning process. Internships are organized at various companies, NGOs and humanitarian organizations.

SPA101 First Year Spanish I (4 credits)
SPA102 First Year Spanish II (4 credits)
SPA201 Second Year Spanish I (4 credits)
SPA202 Second Year Spanish II (4 credits)
SPA301 Advanced Spanish Grammar (3 credits)
SPA303 Intermediate Oral Communication (3 credits)
SPA304W Spanish Stylistics: Intermediate Composition (3 credits)
SPA310 Commercial Spanish (3 credits)
SPA321 Introduction to Literature in Spanish (3 credits)
SPA323 Spanish Oral Communication (3 credits)
SPA323 Latin American Culture & Civilization (3 credits)
SPA340 Spanish Linguistics (3 credits)
SPA352 Survey of Spanish-American Literature
SPA354 Survey Of Latin American Film (3 credits)
SPA404 Advanced Spanish (3 credits)
SPA406 Spanish-American Culture & Civilization (3 credits)
SPA423 Advanced Study Abroad (3 credits)

Internships & community service

Internships (for-credit) and community service (not-for-credit) allow students to learn from practical experience not attainable in a classroom setting. Internships require a commitment of 120-240 hours (3-6 credits). Service does not have a minimum requirement.

Placement is based on professional interests. Positions are available in the following professional fields:

  • Business
  • Environment
  • Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Teaching English
  • Humanitarian Aid
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Credit & transcripts
  • Credit and transcripts for courses and internships issued by the Northern Arizona University (accredited in USA).

University Universidad Fidelitas is a private university with approximately 4,500 students. Fidelitas offers undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, business, law, marketing, accounting, and education.