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Latin American Studies
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL, ELI

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.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
HIS 231 History of Latin American Civilizations I 3
1SPA 102 Beginning Spanish II 5
Total   8
2nd Semester
2ENG 252 Survey of World Literature II 3
HIS 232 History of Latin American Civilizations II 3
Total   6
3rd Semester
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
3___ Elective 3
Total   6
4th Semester
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
Total   3
Total credits for the Latin American Studies Career Studies Certificate=23

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

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

2 Prerequisites for this course are ENG 111 and ENG 112.

3 May be selected from the following: CST 229, ENG, ECO 210, GEO 220, HIS 125, PLS 241-242, PSY 219, and SOC 255.