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CIS and Semester in Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Program Sponsor:||Center for International Studies|
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
|Language of Instruction:||English||Program Type:||Non-USF Program|
|Level of Study:||Undergraduate||Open to:||USF Students Only|
|Credit Offered:||Transfer Credit||Program Advisor:||Heather Hartman|
Originally founded in 1975, Universidad Veritas has become one of the most highly recognized private universities in all of Latin America. Known for its appeal to international students, Veritas has a student body that is incredibly diverse, as students from all over the globe come to study and be immersed in the Spanish language. Amid the student population of 1,500, over 300 are international students.
Veritas offers a range of subjects from intensive Spanish (all levels) to Tropical Ecology to Business to Latin American design. A typical schedule for a study abroad student at Veritas consists of Spanish classes in the morning and electives in the afternoon over the course of a trimester or semester. Veritas offers three distinct academic tracks:
- Spanish Language Intensives: Students take four Spanish classes, covering grammar, conversation, and composition. All levels of Spanish offered.
- Language and Culture Exploration: Students take one or two courses in Spanish and one or two in English in the following areas: art and photography; environmental studies; history and politics; and international business.
- Direct Enroll: Enroll with Costa Rican students in architecture, design , and film courses. All course are taught in Spanish. Advanced Spanish-language ability required.
CIS, the Center for International Studies, is an international education organization whose mission is to provide innovative global education programs that foster academic, professional, and personal development, laying the foundation for our program participants to become engaged global citizens.
We are dedicated to working with students who are interested in spending a summer, semester, year or full degree abroad. We offer programs that are value priced, comprehensive and located in some of the most desirable places in the world. From the moment you contact CIS, an experienced staff member will begin working with you to ensure you are well prepared for whichever study abroad program you choose. We will play an integral role between you, your home institution and the overseas program.
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At CIS we are committed to practicing and promoting environmental sustainability through reducing our impact on the environment and reducing our carbon footprint. Visit our website to learn more. (make the word website a hyper link and paste in the following link where prompted http://www.studyabroad-cis.com/index.php?page=environmental_mission)