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Paris I

Dates

June 2 – June 29, 2019

Cost

$4,750 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art, History, Psychology

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2019: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English except FREN 102. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 13 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Francois Le Royleroy@nku.edu

Courses

Courses are taught in English. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ART 491 Topics: Cultural Tourism

Dr. Rachel Shane

Tourism is a significant industry throughout the world. It has the power to transform communities, economies, and environments. In this course, students will focus on cultural tourism, which examines the art, architecture, lifestyle, festivals, rituals and creative tourism.

ART 491 Topics: Performing & Visual Arts Management

Dr. Rachel Shane

In the 21st century, the issues surrounding the creation and presentation of the arts has become increasingly complex. Performing and Visual Arts Management will consider issues impacting arts organizations including audience experience, controversial art, earned and contributed revenue, and emergency and crisis management.

HIST 422 The French Revolution and Napoleon

Dr. Francois Le Roy

This course would fulfill the general education requirement for literary studies. It covers poetry, fiction, and drama, with special emphasis on literature set in Paris or France.

PSY 299 Topics: Islamophobia - Prejudice & Tolerance in France

Dr. Christia Brown

This course will explore social psychological research on anti-Muslim stereotypes. We will examine France’s immigration history, French attitudes toward Muslim immigrants, and explore how segregation and media impact anti-Muslim stereotypes and prejudice.

PSY 299 Topics: Nonverbal Behavior

Dr. Robert Brubaker

This course will focus on human nonverbal behavior and communication, looking at humans as just another mammal.  You will learn to look at humans in terms of what we do, rather than what we say, and become aware of distinctively human activities such as artifact creation, architecture, and art as examples of nonverbal communication.

PSY 299 Topics: Psychology of Gender & Sexuality

Dr. Christia Brown

The goal of this class is to examine gender, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation from multiple perspectives and in a global context. We will focus on how gender is expressed, how sexual orientation is accepted, and how cultural norms dictate our understanding of gender and sexuality.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,750 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000 minimum), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,525 – $1,625

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

June 2 – June 29, 2019

Cost

$4,750 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art, History, Psychology

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2019: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English except FREN 102. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 13 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Director: Dr. Francois Le Royleroy@nku.edu

Courses

Courses are taught in English. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ART 491 Topics: Cultural Tourism

Dr. Rachel Shane

Tourism is a significant industry throughout the world. It has the power to transform communities, economies, and environments. In this course, students will focus on cultural tourism, which examines the art, architecture, lifestyle, festivals, rituals and creative tourism.

ART 491 Topics: Performing & Visual Arts Management

Dr. Rachel Shane

In the 21st century, the issues surrounding the creation and presentation of the arts has become increasingly complex. Performing and Visual Arts Management will consider issues impacting arts organizations including audience experience, controversial art, earned and contributed revenue, and emergency and crisis management.

HIST 422 The French Revolution and Napoleon

Dr. Francois Le Roy

This course would fulfill the general education requirement for literary studies. It covers poetry, fiction, and drama, with special emphasis on literature set in Paris or France.

PSY 299 Topics: Islamophobia - Prejudice & Tolerance in France

Dr. Christia Brown

This course will explore social psychological research on anti-Muslim stereotypes. We will examine France’s immigration history, French attitudes toward Muslim immigrants, and explore how segregation and media impact anti-Muslim stereotypes and prejudice.

PSY 299 Topics: Nonverbal Behavior

Dr. Robert Brubaker

This course will focus on human nonverbal behavior and communication, looking at humans as just another mammal.  You will learn to look at humans in terms of what we do, rather than what we say, and become aware of distinctively human activities such as artifact creation, architecture, and art as examples of nonverbal communication.

PSY 299 Topics: Psychology of Gender & Sexuality

Dr. Christia Brown

The goal of this class is to examine gender, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation from multiple perspectives and in a global context. We will focus on how gender is expressed, how sexual orientation is accepted, and how cultural norms dictate our understanding of gender and sexuality.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,750 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000 minimum), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,525 – $1,625

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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