AIFS Abroad

AIFS Study Abroad in Cusco, Peru
Summer 2013
Course Descriptions

   

Inca Culture

Inca Culture
Course Code and Credits: Cultural History 202 (4)
Course Title: Inca Art and Culture (Taught in English)
Course Description:
This course will cover all aspects of Inca culture. Classes during the program will include an examination of the following areas of Inca civilization: political organization and cosmovision, the Inca highway system, agricultural techniques, religion and architecture. This will be complemented by a number of visits to major Inca sites in the area, culminating in a visit to Machu Picchu. 60 hours of classes and practical sessions.

Spanish Language

Spanish Language
Course Code and Credits: Spanish 101 (4)
Course Title: Elementary Spanish
Course Description:
This course is open to students with no Spanish background or only 1 semester of Spanish. This course covers functional use of the language as well as grammar, vocabulary and cultural expression. Classes are supplemented by visits during which students have the opportunity to practice their Spanish. This class meets for 60 hours total.
Course Code and Credits: Spanish 201 (4)
Course Title: Intermediate Spanish
Course Description:
Spanish language covering overall communication skills, verb tenses, cultural themes and vocabulary is the focus of classes for the first two weeks of the program. Classes are supplemented by visits during which students have the opportunity to practice their Spanish. Pre-requisites: 2 semesters of college Spanish. This class meets for 60 hours total.