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France: Paris - Arts & Sciences Program (Summer)
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
PROGRAM COST Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 03/04/2015 ** Rolling Admission 05/29/2015 06/25/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: varies GPA: good academic standing
Disciplines offered: Arts and Sciences - non science, Core, Engineering Accomodations: Host families, Residence halls, Shared apartments off-campus
Prerequisite(s): varies Program Advisor: Ali Droster - adroster@sandiego.edu
Tuition Remission Eligible Program: Yes
Program Description:



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FRANCE: Paris

 

 

Arts & Sciences

Summer Program

 

PROGRAM LOCATION 

Paris, "The City of Light" draped in history, tradition, culture, and glamour, has long been a center of academia. The Seine River has long been a source of the city's economic, political, and artistic notoriety. The two banks of the Seine each have distinct personalities: the spacious boulevards and formal buildings of the Rive Droite [right bank] to the north and the cultural and intellectual reputation of the Rive Gauche [left bank] to the south. Both banks contribute to the diversity of this magnificent city. While Paris probably has more familiar landmarks than any other city in the world, it also has an endless amount of enchanting nooks to be discovered.

Watch the video, UNE NUIT PARISIENNE [Paris by Night].

 

COURSE INFORMATION 

In this faculty-led summer program students will have the opportunity to get a taste of la vie Parisienne. Classes will be offered in a variety disciplines and lecture material is enhanced through excursions and site visits throughout the city. All courses are instructed by USD faculty. With the exception of the French (FREN) courses, all classes are instructed in English.

Courses Offered Professor
COMM 338 : Media & Conflict Dr. Esteban Del Rio
ENGL 225 / 494 : American Writers in Paris Dr. Fred Robinson
FREN 201: Third Semester French* Dr. Richard Stroik
FREN 202: Third Semester French* Dr. Michele Magnin
ISYE 494 : Sustainability and Engineering Drs. Truc Ngo & Bradley Chase
   


COMM 338 - Media & Conflict
Professor: Dr. Esteban Del Rio
Pre-requisite: TBD


Course description coming soon.

ENGL 225/494- American Writers in Paris
Professor: Dr. Fred Robinson
Pre-requisite: TBD


Course description coming soon.

FREN 201- Third Semester French
Professor: Dr. Richard Stroik
Pre-requisite: FREN 101 and FREN 102 or equivalent


The final course of the core language sequence completes the introduction of the basic structures of the language, with increased emphasis on grammatical exactness to further develop communicative proficiency. At this level students are encouraged to participate in community service-learning and/or cultural activities within the French-speaking community. In addition, students in Paris will have the opportunity to speak French in their host families, and will have a more direct experience of French culture than students taking French in San Diego.

Additional Information: Fulfills language competency core requirement. Students are required to live with a host family.

FREN 202- Fourth Semester French
Professor: Dr. Michele Magnin
Pre-requisite: FREN 101 and FREN 102 and FREN 201 or equivalent


Course description coming soon.

Additional Information: Students are required to live with a host family.

ISYE 494- Sustainability and Engineering
Professor: Drs. Truc Ngo & Bradley Chase
Pre-requisite: Junior-standing


This course is interdisciplinary and provides an overview of engineering roles and opportunities to improve the sustainability of engineering products, processes and systems. Topics include carbon footprint, life cycle assessment, design for sustainability principles, wastes and recycling, energy, and water. 

Additional Information: This course fulfills 3 units of engineering technical electives, applicable towards any engineering major.

 


 
HOUSING

Students enrolled in all classes other than French will be able to indicate their housing preferences after admittance to the Summer prorgram. Students may request accommodation in a residence hall, shared studio, or apartment. While students are able to indicate preferences, placement will be based on local availability in Paris. Housing accommodations are a minimum of double occupancy and students will be roomed with other USD program participants.

Students enrolled in a French course will be housed with a French host family.

 

COST 

For a detailed description of program costs please see the Program Cost in the box at the top of this webpage. Click on the link which corresponds to the term you plan to study abroad.

 

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES 

More information coming soon!