Study Abroad in Paris, France

Courses - January Term 2018

Paris Courses

Credit hours are in parentheses. Classes are held for 4 hours a day, Monday through Friday for a total of 45 hours.

Institut de Langue et de Culture Franšaises (ILCF)

Art History 308 (3 credits) | Paris: World Capital of Arts and Architecture

Opening with the French Revolution and ending at the eve of World War I, students will examine the shifting modes of architecture through various styles and functions using key works in Paris and by studying the opposing forces of the artistic and political establishments. By placing architectural advances in the broader context of the modernization of Paris, we will examine how architecture offers insights into social and political changes. Class hours will include field trips to take advantage of being in Paris and to study architecture in context.

Cours de Civilisation Franšaise de la Sorbonne (CCFS)

Fine Arts 307 (3 credits) | Fashion in France 18th-21st Century

The links between fashion and artistic, cultural, social and political contexts across French history are explored. The lasting dominance of Paris in the world of fashion is examined. Students will be able to appreciate how fashion and accessories have been used to express all types of identities. Students visit different exhibitions and museums. Entrance fees may apply.