NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate AL  

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Purpose: The program is specifically designed for both degree seeking and non-degree seeking students who are interested in reviewing or developing an in-depth understanding and appreciation of Latin American culture, history, and language. Other students will be able to enhance their employability in careers such as teaching or social service occupations.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

SPA102Beginning Spanish II5
   HIS231History of Latin American Civilizations I3
ENG252Survey of World Literature II 
   (Focus on Latin America) 3
   HIS232History of Latin American Civilizations II 3

Total Credits/Semester86

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   SPA201Intermediate Spanish I3
   SPA202Intermediate Spanish II 3

Total Credits/Semester63

Total credits for the Latin American Career Studies Certificate = 23.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (STD) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NVCC.

1 Prerequisite for this course is SPA 101 or proficiency equivalent.

2 Prerequisites for this course are ENG 111 and 112.

3 Elective may be selected from the following: ECO 210, International Economics; PSY 119, Cross-Cultural Psychology; SPD 229, Intercultural Communication; HIS 125, History of the American Indian; PLS 241-242, International Relations I-II; SOC 255, Comparative Sociology; and GEO 220, World Regional Geography.

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