The Center for International Programs (CIP) at VERITAS offers a wide variety of programs of different lengths in Costa Rica that can be combined and customized for different educational needs. Programs are divided into 6 main areas: Intensive Spanish language Courses, Integrated Studies with Costa Rican students in the Art, Design and Architecture Departments, Elective courses in different major fields, Short Term Programs in different fields, Customized and Faculty Led Programs Logistics Support and Internship opportunities.
• Intensive Spanish grammar 4 week courses (80 contact hours)
• Spanish for Health Professions 4 week course
• Spanish for Law Enforcement Professions 4 week course
Winter and Summer Bi-Modal Short Term Programs available in Ecological Photography, Tropical Architecture, Tropical Ecology,Tropical Marine Biology, and Basic Aerospace Engineering.
Also a Cultural and Environmental Perspective Short Term Program of twelve days is offered for Freshmen groups in January and in June.
12- week or 5 week intensive Elective courses in Art, Design & Architecture, Latin-American Culture, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and International Relations, International Business and Economics. Students who don’t have an advance level of Spanish can enroll in courses taught in English.
FOR ADVANCE SPANISH STUDENTS
Enroll with Costa Rican students. 15-week courses in Architecture, Interior Space Design, Product Design, Advertising Design, Digital Animation, Film & TV and Photography.
Intensive Spanish Summer Courses may be combine with English Bi-Modal Electives (a portion online a portion onsite) or Intensive Elective Summer Courses.
Summer Programs of 4 weeks, 5 weeks, and 8 weeks. Also Spanish for Health Professions and Spanish for Law Enforcement Professions courses can be taken in June and July.