COSTA RICA: San Jose

COSTA RICA ACADEMICS

Semester & Academic Year
Summer

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.

Course offerings

SA201 Introduction to Central American Culture & Civilization (3 credits)
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 Study Abroad in Costa Rica [Spanish Oral Communication] (3 credits)
SPA323 Spanish Study Abroad in Costa Rica [Latin American Culture & Civilization] (3 credits)
SPA340 Spanish Linguistics (3 credits)
SPA352 Survey of Spanish-American Literature (3 credits)
SPA354 Survey Of Latin American Film (3 credits)
SPA404 Advanced Spanish Oral & Written Communications (3 credits)
SPA406 Latin-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 150 hours (3 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 Aidt

For more information, download:

Experiential Learning Guide
Internship syllabus

CREDIT & TRANSCRIPTS

Credit and transcripts for courses and internships issued by the Northern Arizona University (accredited in USA).

HOST 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.