PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
Career Studies Certificate AL

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

SPA

102

Beginning Spanish II

5

 

   HIS

231

History of Latin American Civilizations I

3

 

 

ENG

252

Survey of World Literature II

 

 

 

   

 

(Focus on Latin America)

 

3

 

   HIS

232

History of Latin American Civilizations II

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

8

6

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   SPA

201

Intermediate Spanish I

3

 

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Elective

3

 

 

   SPA

202

Intermediate Spanish II

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

6

3

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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