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Buenos Aires GE (May Block, June Block, or 8 Week Program)

With the unique opportunity to live with carefully chosen homestay families, students receive the most organic form of cultural immersion. The students will be able to embrace the culture, customs and language of the Argentine people within the comfort of a family unit.

Program Dates

May Block: May 6th, 2018 - June 1st, 2018

June Block: June 3rd, 2018 - June 29th, 2018

8 Week Program: May 6th, 2018 - June 29th, 2018

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

Costs

Room & Board: May/June - $2,168; 8 Week Program - $4,336.00

Program Specific Costs: Emergencias Health - $30.00 USD* 

*Charged to your student account.

Course Requirements

May Block: 4 unit minimum + Spanish language course if not completed SPAN 151 or higher (SPAN 121 counts)

June Block: 4 unit minimum + Spanish language course if not completed SPAN 151 or higher (SPAN 121 counts)

8 Week Program: 8 unit minimum + Spanish language course if not completed SPAN 151 or higher (SPAN 121 counts). Students must take courses in both May and June blocks.

Course Offerings

May:

COM 313 - Intro to Intercultural Communication (4 units)

Prerequisite: COM 180

  • The study of interpersonal, small group, organizational and mass media communication as it influences the creation of meaning between representatives of major cultures or co-cultures within a predominant culture. Includes verbal and nonverbal elements influencing communication. Contemporary insights from a variety of areas including communication, anthropology, sociology and psychology. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses in the Communication major.

ENG 380 - Topics in Literature (4 units)

Fulfills Upper Division Literature GE; Prerequisite: ENG 101

  • Examines a given topic in literary studies. The course may be focused on a theme, a movement, a historical period, or a genre. May be repeated once when topics vary.

HUM 212 - Western Culture II (3 units)

Western Culture GE; Prerequisite: HUM 111 and ENG 101

  • An analysis and interpretation of six major historical "events" during the time period 1300-1815 and their cultural implications: Renaissance, Reformation, Intercultural Encounters, Science, Enlightenment, the French Revolution. Students will achieve cultural literacy in these areas and develop skills in cultural interpretation and analysis.

PE 180 - Beginning Tango (1 unit)

Must be taken for CR/NC

  • Buenos Aires Program only.

PE (Class Number TBD) Yoga (1 unit)

  • Buenos Aires Program only. 

SPAN 121 - SPAN 121 Spanish Language and Culture (1 unit)

  • Teaches basic practical conversation and limited reading and writing skills. This course does not prepare a student to take SPAN 152. Taught only in international programs.

SPAN 151 - Elementary Spanish I (4 units)

  • Basic conversation, reading, and writing; Spanish and Spanish-American culture. Must be taken for a letter grade (Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses).

SPAN 152 - Elementary Spanish II (4 units)

Prerequisite: SPAN 151

  • Continued practice of basic conversation, reading, and writing; Spanish and Spanish-American culture (Must be taken for a letter grade. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses)

SPAN 251 - Second-Year Spanish I (4 units)

Fulfills Language GE; Prerequisite: SPAN 152

  • This course emphasizes language production skills and interactive language use with a concentration on conversation. The course also develops reading strategies and examines complex grammar structures. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses.

June:

HIST 320 - Pre-Columbian Civilizations of the Americas (4 units)

Fulfills World Civilizations GE

  • An examination of major Native American civilizations from prehistoric times to approximately 1600. Social and cultural aspects will be emphasized as archaeological, anthropological, and historical data are examined. Special attention will be given to the Native American cultures of Central and either North or South America.

HUM 313 - Western Culture III (3 units)

Western Culture GE; Prerequisite: HUM 212

  • Focused on a particular topic in modern culture, the course will use historical narrative of the time period 1815 to the present as a background for investigation into a particular theme or themes. Students will engage with and assess varying cultural and historical interpretations. Students will achieve cultural literacy in the modern period and demonstrate their skill in synthesizing and evaluating diverse historical and cultural interpretations.

BA 366 - Organizational Behavior (3 units)

Prerequisite: ENG 101

  • An integrated and interdisciplinary study of behavioral science for management. The course attempts to integrate the psychological and sociological aspects of human behavior as they relate to management. Focus is on individual, group, and organizational behavior. Topics include communication, motivation, group dynamics, leadership, power, reward systems, organizational structure, and managing conflict and change. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent.  

PE 180 - Beginning Tango (1 unit)

Must be taken for CR/NC

  • Buenos Aires Program only.

PE (Class Number TBD) Yoga (1 unit)

  • Buenos Aires Program only.

SPAN 121 - Spanish Language and Culture (1 unit)

  • Teaches basic practical conversation and limited reading and writing skills. This course does not prepare a student to take SPAN 152. Taught only in international programs.

SPAN 151 - Elementary Spanish I (4 units)

  • Basic conversation, reading, and writing; Spanish and Spanish-American culture. Must be taken for a letter grade (Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses).

SPAN 152 - Elementary Spanish II (4 units)

Prerequisite: SPAN 151

  • Continued practice of basic conversation, reading, and writing; Spanish and Spanish-American culture (Must be taken for a letter grade. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses).

SPAN 251 - Second-Year Spanish I (4 units)

Fulfills Language GE; Prerequisite: SPAN 152

  • This course emphasizes language production skills and interactive language use with a concentration on conversation. The course also develops reading strategies and examines complex grammar structures. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses.

8 Week:

SPAN 252 - Second-year Spanish II (4 units)

Prerequisite: SPAN 251

  • As in SPAN 251, this course emphasizes language production skills, but focus is on composition and reading literary texts to prepare students for upper-division courses. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses. This course is a prerequisite for SPAN 300, SPAN 341, and SPAN 345

 

The Visiting Faculty

Professor Cristina Roggero

Visiting Instructor of Hispanic Studies, International Studies and Languages Division, Seaver College

cristina.roggero@pepperdine.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: 08.29.17