Semester / Trimester
Arts and Design Courses with Locals
Universidad VeritasFall 2 2017 (Sep 10, 2017 to Dec 22, 2017)
Catalog Code: ISJF3217
The Arts and Design Courses with Locals semester program at the Universidad Veritas is open to students at the high-advanced Spanish level. Students will choose a total of 4 courses from the following categories: Courses with Costa Ricans, Language Modules, and/or General Electives. Students may choose any combination to complete their 4 choices as long as scheduling permits; however, students MUST take at least one course with locals. The Language Modules are 4 weeks long, while the General Electives are 12 weeks. All courses with locals last for the entire semester. For an extra fee, and if schedules allow, students may take a fifth course. Students who do not place into the high-advanced level on the mandatory Universidad Veritas placement exam will not be eligible for this program and must switch into the Spanish Language, Liberal Arts and Environmental Studies program.
Courses are taught by host university faculty at the Universidad Veritas.
Semester + Semester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two semesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your San José Site Specialist.
Prices & Dates
September 10, 2017 - December 22, 2017Session Dates:
July 1, 2017Application Due Date:
July 15, 2017Final Forms & Payments Due:
Currently Accepting Applications!Admissions Status:
*prices and dates are subject to change
Note: About pricing...
Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $1,500 discount. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
Students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of five semesters (7-8 quarters) of college-level Spanish.
Students who do not place into the high advanced or superior level on the Veritas Placement Exam will not be eligible for this program.
Additional Program Options
Service-LearningService-Learning placements are offered in this site and may be combined with an ISA academic program. Email moc.daorbaseiduts@gninraelecivres or speak with a program manager at 512-777-2868 about your options.
Mission WorkISA's Veritas Christian Study Abroad division adds ministry service opportunities and spiritual support to existing ISA programs. Students interested in participating in missions while studying abroad must apply to a Veritas program (Visit veritasabroad.com to view program options). Veritas programs promote spiritual growth through the on-site support of a Mission Mentor as well as engaging academic and mission experiences. Speak with a Veritas representative at 512-215-3797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other sessions available:
Students who do not place into the high-advanced level must switch to the Spanish Language, Liberal Arts and Environmental Studies trimester program. Due to the difference in dates, students are solely responsible for flight change fees and any costs incurred. For this reason, ISA recommends students wait to purchase their flight after exam scores are received.