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Arts & French Language - Institut Catholique de Paris

Back to Back Summer 2016


Catalog Code:



March 25, 2016

Application Due Date:

April 10, 2016

Final Forms & Payments Due:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Hours & Credits

180 - 210

Contact Hours

12 - 14

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

18 - 21

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

Sessions Available

This is a unique five-week opportunity to discover Paris through the arts and language. The program is a perfect match for one who seeks a study abroad experience with art courses taught in English. French language courses are also available.

While French courses take place in the classrooms at the Catholic University of Paris, art courses step out into the city, as professors lead students through museums and monuments of interest, relating foundations of art to the students' own work.

Fine Arts courses, with the exception of "Painting in Plein Air," do not have any prerequisites and are open to all students. Students wishing to take the course "Painting in Plein Air" must have completed a college-level drawing course or the equivalent of. French courses are available from beginning through advanced levels.

Students may follow one of two tracts:

Option A: Students focus solely on art by taking two art classes, 45 contact hours each.

Option B: Students combine one fine arts course of 45 contact hours and one French course of 60 contact hours.

Art classes, designed specifically for the Fine Arts program, are taken with other students participating in the program. French classes are taken with other international students.

Arts & French Language - Institut Catholique de Paris