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European Art & Culture: Academics

Academic Overview and Policies

Academic credit for the European Art and Culture program is awarded by Fairfield University. Fairfield University is a private Jesuit university founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, well known for their commitment to international education. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

In 2020 Fairfield and AIFS partnered to develop a school of record relationship that will allow academic credit to be available for both Fairfield and non-Fairfield students.

Faculty credentials for the European Art and Culture Program are reviewed and approved by Fairfield University.

Admissions requirements Open to college first years, sophomores, juniors and seniors with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (lower GPAs will be considered on a case-by-case basis).

Attendance at all lectures and site visits is mandatory.

Grades No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a grade. Pass/Fail grade options are not available.

Transcripts are issued by Fairfield University. An official transcript will be sent to the student’s home institution on completion of the program.

Course Description

A minimum enrollment is required for a course to run.

AHST 330 (3)
European Art, Culture and Society

This course is a contextual introduction to European art, architecture and cultural history. It focuses upon art in Europe over the last two centuries, beginning with the art of Antiquity, onto the Medieval World, the Renaissance, Enlightenment, Impressionism, Modernism, Cubism, Futurism, Dada & Surrealism. By the end of this course students will be able to recognize and critically discuss art movements and styles. The course visits multiple art galleries and museums to enable students to develop their knowledge of art via experiential learning.


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