Certificate in Social Sciences and Human Rights in LATAM

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Program Description

Overview

  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Language: English
  • Terms: Fall, Spring,
  • Credit: 12

The role of Latin American governments and social movements have had an essential contribution to the idea and practice of international human rights. Creating awareness about social issues in the region is one of the best ways to guarantee a positive future development of activism, and governance.

Choose 4 of the following courses for a Certificate in:

Social Sciences and Human Rights in LATAM

  • Costa Rican tradition of Peace and Democracy
  • Human Rights in Latin America
  • LGBTQ Diversity and sexual identity in Latin America
  • Creative Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Psychology
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Contemporary Latin American History
  • Costa Rican Colloquium: History and Culture
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement in Costa Rica
  • Gender and Sustainability

* If a student comes during a Term which has Easter week the program is a week longer and will have to pay an extra week for their homestay.

** Optional Spanish Learning course added to cost (deduct $865 if not chosen)

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

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For the past 25 years, thousands of students from around the world have enjoyed the wonderful uniqueness of VERITAS’ Study Abroad experience. A perfect blend between academics and cultural experience set in one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, Costa Rica. Read less