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Argentina: Courses Offered
ALL COURSES

BIO 301: Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 qh)
Analyzes the organizational 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.

EC 101: Economics I (4 qh)
General introduction to economics; economic realities; economic science; divisions of the economy; basis 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.

MUPF 126,127,128: Private Lessons (1,1,1 qh)
Individual instrument or voice lessons.

MUPF 136,137,138: Choir (1, 1, 1 qh)
Entry into this class requires audition.

MUPF 144,145,146: Band (1, 1, 1 qh)
Entry into this class requires audition.

MUPF 151,152,153: Ensemble (1,1,1 qh)
Entry into this class is by audition.

MUPF 175,176,177: Orchestra (1, 1, 1 qh)
Entry into this class is by audition.

MUPF121,122,123: Bell Choir (1, 1, 1 qh)
Entry into this class requires audition.

PEAC 103: Beginning Soccer (3 qh)
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.

PEAC 105: Beginning Volleyball (3 qh)
Theoretical/practical study of the moments, 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.

PEAC 107: Beginning Handball (2 qh)
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.

PEAC 109: Beginning Floor Hockey (2 qh)
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.

PEAC 110: Beginning Swimming (3 qh)
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 teactics of swimming; includes the didactics of swimming as a teaching discipline.

PEAC 113: Beginning Basketball (3 qh)
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.

PEAC 117: Beginning Gymnastics for Men (3 qh)
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.

PEAC 117: Beginning Gymnastics for Women (3 qh)
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.

PHIL 301: Introduction to Philosophy (3 qh)
Introduction to critical and reflexive analysis of metaphysical, gnostical, anthropological, theological, and axiological problems posed by philosophical suystems and currents developed in past and present; the relation of philosophy with science and faith.

PLSC 342: Geopolitics (4 qh)
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.

PSYCH 301: General Psychology I (3 qh)
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 behavior and its foundations; outlines the importance of psychology in its integrating focus on the human being as a biological-psychological-social-spiritual unit.

PSYCH 423: Child Development (4 qh)
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 infancey, conceptualizing the human being as a biopsychic-social-spiritual unit.

RELH 331: History of Christianity (3 qh)
Origin and development of the Christian Church. Influence of the Christianity in the eastern civilization. Philosophical concepts incorporated to Christianity. Councils definitions. The Reform and other past religious movements with influence in the present. The revivals and the Adventist awakening.

RELH 101: Science and Religion (3 qh)
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/SPAN 211: History of the Church in South America (2 qh)
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.

RELH/SPAN 310: Contemporary Religious Outlook (2 qh)
Main religious streams and tendencies. Primitive religions. Catholic presence, its theology and organization. Pentecostalism and other Protestant religions.

RELH/SPAN 313: The Adventist Professional (2 qh)
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.

SPAN 232: Phonetics (2 qh)
Recommended for students who want to correct their pronunciation and intonation through intensive exercise.

SPAN 240: Orthography (1 qh)
An in-depth study of the orthographical peculiarities of Spanish grammar. Practice through written exercises and dictation.

SPAN 251,252,253: Intermediate Spanish Grammar (4,4,4 qh)
Review of grammar combined with oral and written practice at the intermediate level.

SPAN 261,262,263: Intermediate Spanish Composition (2,2,2 qh)
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.

SPAN 271,272,273: Intermediate Spanish Conversation (2,2,2 qh)
Oral practice in class with emphasis on grammar, phonetics and syntax at the intermediate level. Lab required (2 hrs/week).

SPAN 293: Language Through Drama (1 qh)
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.

SPAN 326,327: Translation & Interpretation (2,2 qh)
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).

SPAN 332,333: Latin American Literature (3,3 qh)
Readings and a general study of Latin American literature and its background. Only for students with advanced Spanish language skills.

SPAN 351,352,353: Advanced Spanish Grammar I (4,4,4 qh)
An in-depth study of Spanish grammar and syntax combined with both oral and written practice.

SPAN 361,362,363: Advanced Spanish Composition I (2,2,2 qh)
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.

SPAN 371,372,373: Advanced Spanish Conversation I (2,2,2 qh)
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).

SPAN 397: Internship (1-3 qh)
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.

SPAN 422,423: Translation and Interpretation (2,2 qh)
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).

SPAN 451,452,453: Advanced Spanish Grammar II (4,4,4 qh)
Review of grammar with emphasis on difficult points of grammar combined with oral and written practice. Prerequisite SPAN 353.

SPAN 461,462,463: Advanced Spanish Composition II (2,2,2 qh)
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.

SPAN 471,472,473: Advanced Spanish Conversation II (2,2,2 qh)
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)

SPAN 495: Directed Study (1-4 qh)
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.

SPAN/GEOG 205/306: Geography of Latin America (2,2 qh)
A panorama of the Latin American countries and Argentina's different regions with emphasis on places of cultural, historical and international interest and significance.

SPAN/HIST 345,346: History of Argentina (2, 2 qh)
The aim of this course is for the students to come in contct 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. [cross-listed as SPAN 345,346].

SPAN/HUMN 301,302,303: Folklore of Argentina (2,2,2 qh)
Insight on the customs, traditions, holidays, costumes, food, music, songs and dances of the Argentinean people.

SPAN/SOCI 381,382: Current Events in South America (1,1 qh)
A weekly review of news coverage of current events in South America. Includes preparation through study of television, newspaper, news magazines and radio reports.


 

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