The following courses are offered in Argentina. Click an item to expand or collapse it.

SPAN361, 362, 363
Advanced Spanish Composition I

3, 3, 3qh credits

Written Spanish with special emphasis on reading comprehension and compositions which incorporate the usage and understanding of studied grammatical structures. Compositions will be related to themes studied in class.

SPAN461, 462, 463
Advanced Spanish Composition II

3, 3, 3qh credits

Written Spanish with special emphasis on difficult points of grammar, orthography, syntax, and style combined with the study of expressions, idioms, and an expanded vocabulary.

SPAN371, 372, 373
Advanced Spanish Conversation I

4, 4, 4qh credits

Attainment of a strong basic Spanish vocabulary with special emphasis on grammatical structures and idioms, and an understanding of the different speaking levels that exist within the language. Emphasis will also be placed on being able to understand and participate fluently and with self-confidence in a colloquial Spanish conversation. Lab required (2 hrs/week).

SPAN471, 472, 473
Advanced Spanish Conversation II

4, 4, 4qh credits

Discussions at all levels of the language: colloquial, technical, and philosophical. Some of the discussions will be taken from newspapers, and/or magazines. Special emphasis on syntax, style, phonetic accuracy, and vocabulary. Lab required (2 hrs/week).

SPAN351, 352, 353
Advanced Spanish Grammar I

4, 4, 4qh credits

An in-depth study of Spanish grammar and syntax combined with both oral and written practice.

SPAN451, 452, 453
Advanced Spanish Grammar II

4, 4, 4qh credits

Review of grammar with emphasis on difficult points of grammar combined with oral and written practice. Prerequisite SPAN 353.

MUPF144, 145, 146
Band

1qh credits

Entry into this class requires audition.

PEAC113
Beginning Basketball

3qh credits

Theoretical/practical study of the basic foundations of basketball, body and legs mechanics, passes, dribbling, and various types of shots; combination and application of individual play; application games and pre-games exercises; player classification; regulation system.

PEAC109
Beginning Floor Hockey

2qh credits

Theoretical and practical study of: the characteristics of the sport, introduction, mini hockey; methodology of technical movements; methodology of individual and group attacks; techniques and training of goalie.

PEAC117
Beginning Gymnastics for Men

3qh credits

Movement, exercise, personal effort, and creating a systematic approach to the sport; types of gymnastics; its technical-pedagogical characteristics; formative and corrective gymnastics in all levels; acquisition and reinforcement of the abilities and dexterity necessary to later learn about new techniques and specific movements; application of physical qualities in warm-ups; introduction to showmanship; jumps: run, first flight, rejection, second flight, and fall; floor: combinations and small series in turns, juxta, and mortar.

PEAC117
Beginning Gymnastics for Women

3qh credits

Movement, exercise, personal effort, and creating a systematic approach to the sport; types of gymnastics; its technical-pedagogical characteristics; formative and corrective gymnastics in all levels; acquisition and reinforcement of the abilities and dexterity necessary to later learn about new techniques and specific movements; introduction to artistic gymnastics; knowledge of the basic principles of gymnastics: practice of the right methods; fundamental and scholastic techniques of jumping; the balance beam and floor; emphasis and postural alignment and body support when performing entrances, exits, and spatial routines.

PEAC107
Beginning Handball

2qh credits

Theoretical/practical study of the movements of handball and offensive and defensive techniques and tactics with their corresponding didactics; history of the sport’s origins; theoretical/practical study of different types of defense and attack.

PEAC103
Beginning Soccer

3qh credits

Theoretical/practical study of the movements, techniques, and tactics of soccer; warm-ups, kicks, beginner games, how to organize a team, and regulations; goalie training; head shots, free throws, stops, throw-ins, fakes, defense, and referee calls.

PEAC6110
Beginning Swimming

3qh credits

Perception and control of the body and its surroundings in an aquatic environment; basic motor abilities in the water; aquatic deferential means. Environmental hygiene; care and prevention; theoretical/practical study of the movements, techniques, and tactics of swimming; includes the didactics of swimming as a teaching discipline.

PEAC105
Beginning Volleyball

3qh credits

Theoretical/practical study of the movements, techniques, and tactics of volleyball; includes the didactics of volleyball as a teaching discipline; the history of volleyball; warm-ups; regulations; mini volleyball; different types of serves and setting.

MUPF121, 122, 123
Bell Choir

1qh credits

Entry into this class requires audition.

PSYCH423
Child Development

4qh credits

Analysis of the evolutionary development of human beings; investigation of changes in psychic development, the particulars of its production, regulation, constancy, variability, and the relation of these features of the evolutionary process with other variables; includes the stage of prenatal life and infancy, conceptualizing the human being as a biopsychic-social-spiritual unit.

MUPF136, 137, 138
Choir

1qh credits

Entry into this class requires audition.

RELH/SPAN310
Contemporary Religious Outlook

2qh credits

Main religious streams and tendencies. Primitive religions. Catholic presence, its theology and organization. Pentecostalism and other Protestant religions.

SPAN/SOCI381, 382
Current Events in South America

1qh credits

A weekly review of news coverage of current events in South America. Includes preparation through study of television, newspaper, news magazines, and radio reports.

SPAN495
Directed Study

1-4qh credits

Qualified students may, with the consent of the director of the ACA program, undertake an investigation suited to their background and experience. May be taken any term. Maximum of four hours permitted.

EC101
Economics I

4qh credits

General introduction to economics; economic realities; economic science; divisions of the economy; basic economic problems; circular flow; evolution of economic thought; technological scarcity and restriction; demographic problems; free enterprise and price systems; supply and demand; price determination; resiliency and adjustments in the market.

MUPF151, 152, 153
Ensemble

1qh credits

Entry into this class requires audition.

SPAN/HUMN301, 302, 303
Folklore of Argentina

2qh credits

Insight on the customs, traditions, holidays, costumes, food, music, songs, and dances of the Argentinean people.

PEAC115
General Fitness

1, 1, 1qh credits

The purpose of this course is to empower all students to have physical activity as a foundation for a healthy life.

PSYCH301
General Psychology I

3qh credits

This course presents a conceptual scheme of psychology and its fields of application; studies the contribution of current major theories that have focused on the scientific study of behaviors and its foundations; outlines the importance of psychology in its integrating focus on the human being as a biological-psychological-social-spiritual unit.

SPAN/GEOG205, 306
Geography of Latin America

2qh credits

A panorama of the Latin American countries and Argentina’s different regions with emphasis on places of cultural, historical, and international interest and significance.

PLSC342
Geopolitics

4qh credits

Classical and modern concept of geopolitics. Concept and objectives of State. Nation, state, and law. Bordering conflict. Del Plata basin. Globalization and geopolitics. Regional market integration. MERCOSUR.

SPAN/HIST345, 346
History of Argentina

2qh credits

The aim of this course is for the students to come in contact with Argentine history. The course will cover short and long periods of time to end in the political, social, economic, cultural, and religious structures of Argentina, especially during the 19th and 20th centuries.

RELH331
History of Christianity

3qh credits

Origin and development of the Christian Church. Influence of Christianity in the eastern civilization. Philosophical concepts incorporated to Christianity. Councils definitions. The Reformation and other past religious movements with influence in the present. The revivals and the Adventist awakening.

RELH/SPAN211
History of the Church in South America

2qh credits

Study of the beginnings and early stages of the Adventist church in South America. Biographies of the pioneers and their importance in the development of the Adventist faith. Development of Adventist institutions and general panorama of the church today.

BIO301
Human Anatomy and Physiology

3qh credits

Analyzes the organization and function of the human body. Understand the study and form of the organs, their connections between themselves and the intervention mechanisms that regulate and relate the functions of their parts as a whole.

SPAN261, 262, 263
Intermediate Spanish Composition

3, 3, 3qh credits

Written Spanish with special emphasis on grammar, orthography, and syntax at the intermediate level. At least one composition due each week based on everyday topics.

SPAN271, 272, 273
Intermediate Spanish Conversation

4, 4, 4qh credits

Oral practice in class with emphasis on grammar, phonetics, and syntax at the intermediate level. Lab required (2 hrs/week).

SPAN251, 252, 253
Intermediate Spanish Grammar

4, 4, 4qh credits

Review of grammar combined with oral and written practice at the intermediate level.

SPAN397
Internship

1-3qh credits

1 credit repeatable for a total of 3 credits for the whole academic year. 75 hours per credit per quarter (7.5 hours per week) required. Internship credit must be included in the maximum total of 18 quarter hours.

PHIL301
Introduction to Philosophy I

3qh credits

Introduction to critical and reflexive analysis of metaphysical, gnostical, anthropological, theological, and axiological problems posed by philosophical systems and currents developed in past and present; the relation of philosophy with science and faith.

SPAN293
Language Through Drama

1qh credits

In this course students learn the language through role-playing and sketches. They will acquire the habit of memorizing extracts from literary texts, plays, poetry, and other genres of Spanish literature.

SPAN332
Latin American Literature

3qh credits

Readings and a general study of Latin American literature and its background. Only for students with advanced Spanish language skills.

MUPF175, 176, 177
Orchestra

1qh credits

Entry into this class requires audition.

SPAN240
Orthography

1qh credits

An in-depth study of the orthographical peculiarities of Spanish grammar. Practice through written exercises and dictation.

SPAN241, 242, 243
Prep for the Spanish Certificate: CELU

1, 1, 1qh credits

An intensive review of the four linguistic skills at the Intermediate level. In preparation for the CELU examinations.

SPAN341, 342, 343
Prep for the Spanish Certificate: CELU

1, 1, 1qh credits

An intensive review of the four linguistic skills at the Advanced I level. In preparation for the CELU examinations.

SPAN441, 442, 443
Prep for the Spanish Certificate: CELU

1, 1, 1qh credits

An intensive review of the four linguistic skills at the Advanced II level. In preparation for the CELU examinations.

MUPF126, 127, 128
Private Lessons

1qh credits

Individual instrument or voice lessons.

RELH101
Science and Religion

3qh credits

The curricular activities to be carried out in the quarter will be the study of the two basic interpretative models about the origin, the evolutionist and the creationist from an interdisciplinary perspective that integrates theology, biology, geology, and paleontology.

RELH/SPAN313
The Adventist Professional

2qh credits

The function of the Adventist professional in the church. The ministry of the laity in the typical South American environment. Social work programs. Notions on youth ministry. Public and personal evangelism.

SPAN326, 327
Translation and Interpretation

2qh credits

Translation methodology and its application to translations of Spanish texts into English and vice versa. Attention is given to the idiomatic expressions in both languages. Level of Spanish language required: Intermediate (grammar, composition, and conversation).

SPAN422, 423
Translation and Interpretation

2qh credits

Translation methodology and its application to translations of Spanish texts into English and vice versa. Attention is given to the idiomatic expressions in both languages. Level of Spanish language required: Advanced (grammar, composition, and conversation).