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  • Short-Term Programs | Center for International Programs
    Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Student Log In Partner Log In Apply Now Have any questions nbsp CR 506 2246 4865 USA 585 735 4300 internationalprograms veritas cr Links Toggle navigation Home About Us Admission Process FAQs Contact Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Short Term Programs Center for International Programs Home Short Term Programs 2015 2016 Academic Year Short term Winter and Summer programs are available at Veritas in the following areas Ecological Photography Tropical Architecture Tropical Ecology Tropical Marine Biology and Basic Aerospace Engineering January Term ENV 3190 J Short Term Program Tropical Marine Biology 2 weeks online 2 5 weeks in Costa Rica 20 online hours 25 lecture hours 35 lecture field session hours 6 credits This program provides students with Gain a general comprehension of the concepts and issues addressed in marine biology An understanding of Costa Rican marine ecosystems biodiversity and environmental issues through field trips and field work in coral reefs sandy and muddy beaches mangroves and estuaries An appreciation for the importance of Integrated Coastal Management International Workshops Expression and communication HCD Social Construction Workshop Community Support Spaces For detailed information go to International Workshops June ENV 3190 J Short Term Program Tropical Marine Biology 2 weeks online 2 5 weeks in Costa Rica 20 online hours 25 lecture hours 35 lecture field session hours 6 credits The purpose of this program is for students to Gain a general comprehension of the concepts and issues addressed in marine biology Study Costa Rican marine ecosystems biodiversity and environmental issues

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  • Spanish Learning Courses | Center for International Programs
    methodology enhances structured speech to provide a firm foundation in patterns of spoken Spanish progressing towards free conversation SPN 301 Advanced 1 Spanish 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 202 This course emphasizes grammatical analysis vocabulary expansion idiomatic expressions and student compositions at a complex level Students will acquire a high level of communicative Spanish allowing them to express their thoughts and opinions on complex and controversial subjects SPN 302 Advanced 2 Spanish 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 301 This course is for students who wish to polish the stylistics of their oral and written skills Students should have a high linguistic understanding and full knowledge of grammatical structures We will practice narrative constructions reactions in unexpected contexts and how to report compiled information The course also covers key aspects of myths beliefs and other cultural issues in Latin America SPN 304 Spanish for Business 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 301 This course is for students with an advanced level of Spanish who wish to gain a basic understanding of Costa Rica s main entrepreneurial settings By the end of the course students will have a general knowledge of business vocabulary and common business practices in Costa Rica Coursework is complimented by field visits to developing businesses SPN 310 Advanced Spanish Conversation 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 301 This course helps students to acquire the skill of self correction Students will focus on obtaining higher levels of diction and fluency through exposure to oral contexts idiomatic language and varieties of Spanish spoken in different Spanish speaking nations The course develops skills in reading discussion analysis self correction and research Emphasis is given to pragmatic production and students must be prepared to spend a minimum of 2 additional hours per day on assignments SPN 320 Cultural Heritage in Latin America 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 301 This course introduces relevant topics in the development of Latin America s cultural heritage Students will develop an understanding of intellectual artistic social and historical perspectives in Latin America with an emphasis on Costa Rica SPN 330 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 80 hours Prerequisite Spanish as a first language speaker with an advanced level of communication This course is for Spanish as a first language speakers who wish to acquire proficiency in the use of complex grammatical structures Emphasis will be given to listening writing and reading skills SPN 340 Oral Expression Techniques 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 301 This course focuses on advanced communication and presentation skills Students will work on communication techniques and efficient oral expression in formal contexts SPN 410 Advanced Composition 80 hours Prerequisite SPN 302 This course is for highly advanced students who wish to further develop their written skills through various composition practices and techniques The course studies complex and difficult syntax topics with special attention to stylistics and composition structure SPECIALTY SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SPN 141 Basic Spanish for Health Professions 80 hours This course is designed to provide health care professionals without any previous Spanish experience with the tools necessary for interacting with

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  • Spanish Taught Courses | Center for International Programs
    con un dominio elemental del idioma en los aspectos morfosintácticos léxico semántico y fonético fonológicos por lo que deben haber aprobado el nivel básico 1 A lo largo del curso desarrollará su competencia comunicativa oral que le permitirá desenvolverse de manera efectiva y eficaz en situaciones cotidianas SPN 3000 Introducción al Análisis Literario 3 credits 48 hours El curso ofrece una introducción por parte de los estudiantes al estudio de la literatura en español y presenta los recursos básicos para la elaboración de un comentario o análisis literario El estudiante adquirirá la terminología necesaria así como métodos críticos que le permitan generar comentarios y explicación de textos informados SPN 3020 Lecturas Selectas de la Literatura Latinoamericana 3 credits 48 hours Estudio panorámico de autores corrientes literarias o particularidades de género en la literatura Latinoamericana SPN 3050 Fonética y Fonología 3 credits 48 hours En este curso se aprenden métodos y herramientas de la lingüística descriptiva aplicada a la fonética y articulación SPN 3070 Introducción a la Traducción 3 credits 48 hours Una introducción a las herramientas teóricas y prácticas para el proceso de traducción del inglés al español Los estudiantes aprenderán a hacer traducciones de textos sencillos de complejidad intermedia y avanzada tratando de mantener la mayor fidelidad posible con la intención y estilo del autor SPN 3520 Dialectología Latinoamericana 3 credits 48 hours Este curso explora una perspectiva socio histórica de la lengua como un aspecto de estudio importante para comprender el mecanismo lingüístico actual dentro de diferentes contextos sociales de habla El enfoque de este curso es analizar la variedad dialectal que se refleja en los diferentes países latinoamericanos mediante rasgos fonológicos morfológicos y léxicos que toman en cuenta elementos culturales Además el curso pretende como objetivo primordial conocer y poner en práctica estrategias dialectales para fomentar elementos

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  • Staff | Center for International Programs
    and a B A in Modern Languages from Colorado State University She is a member of the Board of Directors for the College Consortium for International Studies based in Washington D C and created the curriculum structure for the Center for International Programs CIP at Veritas University where she is also International Agreements Director Alejandra is a collaborator for the Lonely Planet Guide s Latin American Phrases pocketbook series based in Australia She has also worked as a simultaneous interpreter and translator for the Social Security Administration Office in Colorado She has written several research articles in Philosophy and Literature including A World without Heroes Fantastic Literature and Carmen A Naranjo s Short Story Camino al Mediodía and The Psychological Revolution of Saint Exupery s The Little Prince She worked as a professor of Philosophy for the Cultural Association for over five years and in her free time is a rock and jazz performer and lyrical singer Adrianne Pacheco Marketing Communications Manager Adrianne holds a B A in International Relations from Costa Rica s Universidad Latina and an M A in Communications and Marketing from the same university She is also working on an M A in Human Rights and Education for Peace at the National University s Institute for Latin American Studies Adrianne volunteered for two years with Habitat for Humanity s Latin America office in the fields of social awareness communications and marketing and has spent time with other international NGOs focusing on environmental issues awareness raising communications and biodiversity instruments at the Central American level She is now the Marketing Communications manager at the Center for International Programs Veritas Pamela Badilla Homestay Coordinator Operations Assistant Student Affairs Pamela received a Degree in Psychology from Universidad Independiente in Costa Rica and is currently doing a Master s degree

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  • Student Life | Center for International Programs
    현지인들과의 수업 Home About Us Admission Process FAQs Contact Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Student Log In Partner Log In Apply Now Have any questions nbsp CR

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  • Study with locals | Center for International Programs
    themes to understand the local culture as a case of identity and the characteristics of defining and applying cultural politics throughout history PRODUCT DESIGN PRDS 303 Industrial Design History 2 credits This course introduces the characteristics of product design from the perspective of its social and economic origin and its relationship with technological advances and techniques The course stresses a vision of the design process as one that not only takes place from the designers perspective but includes the participation of other agents that make the design s materialization possible and studies its industrial development commercialization and final uses PRDS 305 Technology I 4 credits This course introduces a general vision of the characteristics properties and applications of a product design business most utilized materials methods of transformation and production uses PRDS 403 Ergonomics I 2 credits This course focuses on the study of ergonomics as a central factor in the development of a product space or environment as well as a part of a system that integrates subjective factors cultural factors technology and aesthetics PRDS 404 Theory I Semiotics 2 credits This course presents general and specific aspects of semiotic visualization in design Semiotics provides a theoretical prism of unique history to create the essential conceptualization for the formation of the student s intellect and high creative registration ARCHITECTURE ARCH 302 Theory of Architecture I This course introduces the fundamental concepts of contemporary thought related to the student s ability to make diagnostics about the problems they confront in real architectural space We will practice the process of evaluation and the theoretical maintenance of urban and architectural proposals through the critical reflection process development and the amplification of individual thought ARCH 305 Introduction to Structures In this course students will learn how to use experimentation analysis and criticism in regards to the ongoing interaction between various types of solicitations that cause structural and mechanical organization Our objective will be to establish a conceptual framework for determining the relationships between structure function form and context as determinants of natural and artificial structures ARCH 404 Environmental Design In this course students will learn how to implement passive energy and climate controls in the most optimized and conscious manner for both architectural design and the pursuit of comfort Students will become acquainted with the elements of weather that affect buildings and use this information to after bioclimatic analysis develop an architectural design that utilizes passive climate control ARCH 403 History of Architecture I This course is a survey of architectural design throughout the historical development of humanity Students will reflect on the connection of ideological aesthetic and constructive aspects of different cultural spaces through the theoretical and critical revision of twentieth century designs including specific examples in Costa Rica INTERIOR DESIGN INDS 203 Color Workshop 4 credits This course deals with the fundamental theories and perceptions of color through the analysis of psychological symbolic and semiological attributes and the application of these concepts to interior design The course favors the generation of

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  • Summer Programs | Center for International Programs
    Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Student Log In Partner Log In Apply Now Have any questions nbsp CR 506 2246 4865 USA 585 735 4300 internationalprograms veritas cr Links Toggle navigation Home About Us Admission Process FAQs Contact Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Summer Programs Center for International Programs Home Summer Programs 2015 2016 Academic Year Summer 1 May June 5 week health track electives Spanish for health professionals 4 week Spanish language course Short term hybrid Tropical Marine Biology 2 weeks online 2 5 weeks in Costa Rica International Workshops Summer 2 July August 5 week English Spanish taught course Spanish language course 5 week health track electives Spanish for health professionals 4 week Spanish language course International Workshops Examples EXAMPLE 1 1 Intensive Spanish cours e 840 00 Homestay 28 days 784 00 Airport Pickup 35 00 Materials 81 00 Student Excursion Package C 345 00 Registration Fee 195 00 TOTAL 2 280 00 EXAMPLE 2 1 Intensive Spanish course July 840 00 1 Intensive English Spanish taught course 60 hours 1000 00 Homestay 35 days 980 00 Airport Pickup 35 00 Materials 162 00 Student Excursion Package B 490 00 Registration Fee 195 00 TOTAL 3 702 00 EXAMPLE 3 2 Spanish courses July August 1 680 00 1 Intensive English Spanish taught course 60 hours 1000 00 Homestay 56 days 1 568 00 Airport Pickup 35 00 Materials 162 00 Student

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  • Center for International Programs | Center for International Programs
    패키지 A 현지인들과의 수업 Home About Us Admission Process FAQs Contact Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts Student Log In Partner Log In Apply Now Have any questions nbsp CR 506 2246 4865 USA 585 735 4300 internationalprograms veritas cr Links Toggle navigation Home About Us Admission Process FAQs Contact Us Staff Picture Gallery Materials News Programs Semester Programs Summer Programs Short Term Programs Gap Year Courses English Taught Courses Spanish Learning Courses Spanish Taught Courses Study with locals International Workshops Certificate Program Internships Student Life Accomodations Extracurricular activities Excursions Events Calendar Tuition Fees DELE Exam Order Transcripts CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS VERITAS UNIVERSITY STUDY ABROAD IN COSTA RICA EXPAND YOUR SENSES DIVERSE COURSE OFFERINGS More info Center for International Programs The Center for International Programs CIP at Veritas offers a wide range of study abroad programs on our tropical campus in Costa Rica Students can choose from English or Spanish taught courses full immersion Study with Locals

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