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Spanish Language and Latin American Culture - Fall Semester 2011
University of Belgrano
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Latin American Culture Program is designed for students at the beginner to intermediate language levels and above who would like to focus on improving their language proficiency while learning about Argentine and Latin American culture. Intensive Spanish language classes are complemented by Latin American Studies electives taught in English, thereby creating an innovative study program that provides cultural immersion even with limited language ability.

Students at an intermediate or advanced level of Spanish language ability may participate in Spanish electives or the Integrated Studies Program, which allows them to refine their language proficiency while learning about Argentine and Latin American culture. An Intensive Spanish language class is complemented by Latin American Studies electives taught in Spanish or English. Students in the Integrated Studies Program are also able to take regular courses offered by the University of Belgrano, thereby creating a study program that provides full cultural immersion, the opportunity to study with host country students, and the ability to fulfill additional major, minor, or general education requirements at their home university.

Students will typically take one Spanish language course and 3-4 electives in English and/or Spanish.  Students will typically earn 12-15 semester units for the completion of this program.

To view a list of Integrated Studies courses CLICK HERE. The list provided will show the courses provided in the Integrated Studies program and complete course descriptions.  if you have any questions please contact a GSE Program Advisor at (866) 756-2443.  Please remember that Integrated Studies courses are taken with Argentinean students and only for advanced Spanish speakers.


Program Overview


Low Intermediate Level

Total Credits: 18 - 18
Courses Required Course Titles Credits
1 Spanish Language Yes
Spanish - Beginner Spanish 6
Spanish - Intermediate Spanish 6
4 English Electives Yes
Economics: Argentinean and Latin American Economy 3
History: Comparative History of Argentina and Latin America 3
Political Science: Political and Social Change in Argentina and Latin America 3
Sociology: The Making of Argentina Through its Literature 3

Intermediate Level and Above

Total Credits: 18 - 18
Courses Required Course Titles Credits
1 Spanish Language Yes
Spanish - 200 Intermediate Spanish 6
Spanish - 300 Advanced Spanish 6
Spanish - 400 Superior Spanish 6
4 English and Spanish Electives Yes
Anthropology: Tango - Cultural Expressions of Buenos Aires 3
Art History: Contemporary Argentine Art 3
Economics: Argentina and Latin America Facing Globalization 3
Economics: Argentine Economic Policy 3
Economics: Argentinean and Latin American Economy 3
Economics: Economic History of Argentina (19th and 20th Century) 3
History: Comparative History of Argentina and Latin America 3
History: Latin American History (19th and 20th Century) 3
Political Science: Comparison of Latin American Political Systems 3
Political Science: Political and Social Change in Argentina and Latin America 3
Sociology: Argentina: An Open Society 3
Sociology: Argentine Traditions and Culture 3
Sociology: Sociology: The Making of Argentina Through its Literature 3
Spanish Literature: Argentina and Hispanoamerican Literature II (17th-19th Century) 3
Spanish Literature: Argentina and Hispanoamerican Literature II (20th Century) 3








 
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