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University Courses Abroad

Maximo Nivel offers university programs in Fall Semester, Winter Term, Spring Semester, and Summer Term. University students can study part-time or fulltime and convenient, flexible courses enable students to earn credit without sacrificing other commitments. Some programs may even qualify to use financial aid.

University Courses Abroad

Service Learning | 3-12 credits |

Maximo Nivel’s Service Learning courses are available year-round on an open enrollment basis, and new courses begin every Monday. You can enroll via our SPAN 203SL (Service Learning) course or do an independent study. Service learning specializations include:

– Animal Care
– Construction
– Environment & Conservation
– Medical & Healthcare
– Teaching English
– Working with Kids

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Internships | 3-12 credits |

Maximo Nivel’s International Internships are available on an open enrollment basis. You can begin your internship any Monday throughout the year. You can enroll via our UNIV 495 Internship course. University students can specialize in the following areas:

– Education
– Hospitality & Tourism
– Human Rights
– Medical
– Micro-Business
– Special Education

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Spanish Studies | 3-12 credits |

Maximo Nivel’s university Spanish courses are available year-round on an open enrollment basis and new courses begin every Monday.

– SPA 101 Elementary I (4 credits)
– SPA 102 Elementary II (4 credits)
– SPA 105 Special Topics (1-6 credits)
– SPA 201 Intermediate I (3 credits)
– SPA 202 Intermediate II (3 credits)
– SPA 203SL Service Learning (3 credits)
– SPA 301 Spanish Composition I (3 credits)
– SPA 302 Spanish Composition II (3 credits)
– SPA 350 Latin American Literature (3 credits)
– SPA 361 Modern Day Latin America (3 credits)
– SPA 370 Medical Spanish (3 credits)
– SPA 371 Business Spanish (3 credits)
– SPA 380 Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
– SPA 420 Advanced Spanish Grammar (3 credits)

*Other Spanish courses are available on request and specialized private instruction is offered.

Medical Studies | 3-6 credits |

Courses in health and medicine are offered only during the summer term. These courses are based in Lima, Peru.
Community Medicine & Service Learning
Multidisciplinary Research on Medicinal Plants in Peru
Global Health, Public Health, and Medical Spanish

Conservation & Science | 3-6 credits |

Courses in conservation and science are offered only during the summer term. These courses are based in Lima, Peru.
Ecology & Conservation of Marine Mammals of the Humboldt Upwelling Ecosystem
Biology Conservation Techniques of Parrots and Macaws in the Peruvian Amazon
Natural History of the Peruvian Tropical Coastal Marine System

Interdisciplinary Studies | 3-6 credits |

Interdisciplinary courses are offered year round, both on a full-semester basis as well as during J-term and summer term. These courses are available in both Costa Rica and Peru.
– BUS 300 Marketing in Latin America
– BUS 305 Entrepreneurship in Latin America
– GPH 300 Public Health in Latin America
– SOC 300 Social Justice and Social Responsibility
– SUS 300 Sustainability

*A syllabus for each course is available on request. Specific courses vary from term to term, so please inquire >

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