San Ramón, Costa Rica Advising Guides

The following is a list of USAC Specialty Program courses scheduled to be offered in the upcoming academic terms and their corresponding UNR equivalents. Please visit https://usac.edu for course details and speak with your academic advisor to see how these courses fit into your University of Nevada, Reno degree program.

2022 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 298 Independent Study 1 - 3 200-Level Independent Research
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Ecology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Tropical Ecology Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 - 3 400-Level Independent Research
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Global Health
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
PSC 403C Environmental Policy 3 Environmental Policy
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Society and Environment
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 222 Hispanic-America and its Cultures 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 322 Spanish American Culture and Civilization 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 355 Masterworks of Spanish American Lit to 1850 3 Survey of Latin American Literature I
SPAN 410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Latin America and its Cultures Field Study
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Spanish for Health Professions

2023 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 298 Independent Study 1 - 3 200-Level Independent Research
BIOL 314 Ecology and Population Biology 3 Ecology and Population Biology
BIOL 321 Marine Biology 3 Tropical Marine Biology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Cell Biology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Cell Biology Lab
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Conservation Biology
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 - 3 400-Level Independent Research
BIOL 491 Independent Study 3 Biological Diversity
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Biological Diversity Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Ecology and Population Biology Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Tropical Marine Biology Field Study
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Global Health
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Women's Health: Global Health and Human Rights
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 222 Hispanic-America and its Cultures 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 322 Spanish American Culture and Civilization 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 356 Masterworks of Spanish American Lit, 1850-Pres. 3 Survey of Latin American Literature II
SPAN 410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Spanish for Health Professions

2023 Summer Session I

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Conservation Biology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Tropical Conservation Biology Field Study
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Ecology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Tropical Ecology Field Study
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Global Health
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
WLL 495 Independent Study 2 Spanish for Health Professions
WMST 490 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Development: Women and the Environment

2023 Summer Session II

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 314 Ecology and Population Biology 3 Ecology and Population Biology
BIOL 321 Marine Biology 3 Tropical Marine Biology
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Ecology and Population Biology Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Tropical Marine Biology Field Study
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Women's Health: Global Health and Human Rights
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
SPAN 495 Independent Study in Spanish 1 Latin America and its Cultures
WLL 495 Independent Study 1 Latin America and its Cultures
WLL 495 Independent Study 2 Spanish for Health Professions

2023 Fall

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 298 Independent Study 1 - 3 200-Level Independent Research
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Cell Biology Lab
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Plant Taxonomy
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Plant Taxonomy Field Study
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Ecology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Tropical Ecology Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 - 3 400-Level Independent Research
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Global Health
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
PSC 403C Environmental Policy 3 Environmental Policy
SOC 497 Special Topics in Sociology 3 Society and Environment
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 222 Hispanic-America and its Cultures 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 322 Spanish American Culture and Civilization 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 355 Masterworks of Spanish American Lit to 1850 3 Survey of Latin American Literature I
SPAN 410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
WLL 295 Independent Language Study 1 Latin America and its Cultures Field Study
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Spanish for Health Professions
WMST 490 Special Topics 3 Sustainable Development: Women and the Environment

2024 Spring

Course offerings are subject to meeting minimum student enrollments and are subject to change.

UNR # UNR Course Credits USAC Courses (name of course taught abroad)
BIOL 298 Independent Study 1 - 3 200-Level Independent Research
BIOL 314 Ecology and Population Biology 3 Ecology and Population Biology
BIOL 321 Marine Biology 3 Tropical Marine Biology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Cell Biology
BIOL 450 Special Topics 1 Cell Biology Lab
BIOL 450 Special Topics 3 Tropical Conservation Biology
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 - 3 400-Level Independent Research
BIOL 491 Independent Study 3 Biological Diversity
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Biological Diversity Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Ecology and Population Biology Field Study
BIOL 491 Independent Study 1 Tropical Marine Biology Field Study
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Global Health
CHS 495 Special Problems in Public Health 3 Women's Health: Global Health and Human Rights
DAN 115 Social Dance 1 Dances of Latin America
NUTR 210 World Cuisine 1 Latin American Cuisine
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4 Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4 Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 222 Hispanic-America and its Cultures 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 305 Spanish Composition I 3 Spanish Composition I
SPAN 306 Spanish Composition II 3 Spanish Composition II
SPAN 310 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills 1 - 3 Spanish Conversation and Oral Skills
SPAN 322 Spanish American Culture and Civilization 3 Latin America and its Cultures
SPAN 356 Masterworks of Spanish American Lit, 1850-Pres. 3 Survey of Latin American Literature II
SPAN 410 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition I 3 Advanced Spanish I
SPAN 411 Advanced Spanish Grammar and Composition II 3 Advanced Spanish II
WLL 495 Independent Study 3 Spanish for Health Professions