Study Away Program – Puerto Rico, Summer 2020
Experience Puerto Rico with Middlesex County College’s first study away program this summer 2020!
SPA – 121 Elementary Spanish I – PR (3 Credits)
The use of integrated materials enables students to acquire and employ the fundamentals of reading, writing, and speaking the language. Laboratory work is required. This course is designed for students with little or no background in Spanish.
Instructor: Joni Ivankovic
ENG – 122 English Composition I – PR (3 Credits)
Students strengthen their writing skills through a variety of writing projects requiring competence in clear, correct, and effective English. Students will use inferential and critical skills in the process of composing argument synthesis essays. Students will engage in formal written argumentation based on extensive reading and analysis of complex texts. Through the research process, students will locate, analyze, and synthesize scholarly sources to advance their own informed positions on relevant issues in the composition of a formal research paper.
Special topics section – Writing about Mental Health: focusing on the mental health toll of Hurricane Maria on the residents of Puerto Rico.
Instructor: Celia Winchester