Responses to Third World Reality Seminar
Costa Rican Community Immersion Experience/Practicum
This concentration is interdisciplinary by design. Here students are challenged in a seminar that includes diverse perspectives, broad readings and hands-on experience in a field setting. Course content is adapted to changes in Latin American society. Syllabus available upon request.
Latin American Studies Concentration Objectives:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of how Latin Americans have chosen to respond to their realities;
- Re-examine their worldviews by exploring the beliefs of those they meet during the Field Experience;
- Articulate faith-informed positions regarding the social, political, and economic problems of the region;
- To express one´s developing Christian worldview and vocational plans, as informed by this semester´s experiences.
*Students with at least Intermediate Mid level Spanish may complete readings and compositions in Spanish for Spanish credit.