Academics

LMI provides a nationally recognized and accredited English, leadership, and community development certificate to each student who completes our two-year program.

Our Academics Committee and our teachers collaborate to develop a rigorous academic curriculum to provide learning and development opportunities for our students over their two years on campus. 

Year 1

During the first year on campus, each student attends class four hours per day and the curriculum is focused on English, math, and health and nutrition, as well as business and leadership seminars.

  • Quarters 1-3 (Jul-Mar) (four class hours each day). English immersion Includes periodic Business and Leadership Seminars in English and a Q3 Math Assessment.
  • Quarter 4 (Apr-Jun): English, Math 1, Health and Nutrition
  • Seminar: Leadership Topics

Year 2

During the second year on campus, our students begin to tackle advanced math, speech and communication courses, leadership and ethics, computers and writing, community development, business development and finance, as well as agricultural sciences.

  • Quarter 1 (Jul-Sept):
    • Introduction to Leadership
    • Central American History (Why Community Development?) 
    • Math 2
    • Agricultural Sciences
  • Quarter 2 (Oct-Dec):
    • Leading Change
    • Community Development: Understanding Poverty
    • Math 3
    • Computer Basics & Research and Writing
  • Quarter 3 (Jan-Mar):
    • Leadership and Ethics
    • Community Development: Principles and Practice
    • Business Development and Finance
    • Speech and Communication
  • Quarter 4 (Apr-Jun):
    • Organizational Leadership and Nonprofit Management
    • Community Development: Project Management
    • Entrepreneurship and Marketing
    • Psychology and Development
  • Seminar: Honduran Legal System & Business Topics