Fall 1 2021: Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne - French Language & Culture

Courses

Course list Fall 1 2021: Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne - French Language & Culture

Fall 1 2021: Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne - French Language & Culture (Late August, 2021 - Mid December, 2021)
Catalog Code: VPRF1221

ELIGIBILITY

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

To participate in this program, you must be 18 years of age or older.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA host institution in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum will be online/on-site. 
 
Comparative Religions (HUM 353)
This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT COURS DE CIVILISATION FRANCAISE DE LA SORBONNE

Contact Hours

180 - 240

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 16

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 24

Academic Information

Course Availability

  • The course list below indicates the proposed courses for the upcoming semester. The host university has not yet confirmed the current course list at this time. This site will be updated once ISA receives the updated list of courses, along with a note notifying accepted students of the change.

Course Selection

  • The course listings on the ISA website are a sample of the types of courses that are typically offered at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change and will likely be different when you arrive in Paris. 

  • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites.

  • You will take a French Language and Phonetics course plus 2-6 small lectures at your language level.

  • Please select courses below based on your esitmated language level for now; your final language placement and course registration will occur during academic orientations in Paris. 

Course Credit

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of your home institution. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home institution, for the duration of the program.

Transcripts

  • The transcript from the Sorbonne will reflect contact hours for each course listed below.  Please be in touch with your U.S. University regarding credit transfer for this program.

Language Placement

  • Enrollment in French courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the Sorbonne. Please note that your performance on the placement exam may not reflect the number of semesters of language instruction you've already completed at your home university. We strongly suggest that you prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework if you are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning.
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Beginning
Courses:

Culture & Civlization

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate
Another Look at Paris
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ Superior
Art History: 17th and 20th Centuries
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Discovering French Culture
16 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Fashion and Society
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced
History of Art in France: 17th-20th Centuries
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
History of Art in France: from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Media, Publicity, and Communication in France
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Song: the Soundtrack of our Lives
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ Low Intermediate \ Intermediate
Versailles: From Its Origins to Today (Beginning)

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language & Phonetics - A1 Beginning
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High Beginning
Courses:

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning \ Intermediate
French Language & Phonetics - A2 Intermediate
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Intermediate
Courses:

Culture & Civlization

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ Superior
Autobiography - Autofiction
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
French Gastronomy
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
The Small and Great History of French Language
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Versailles: From Its Origins to Today (Intermediate - Advanced)
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Culture & Civlization

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Big Names in Contemporary France
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced
Portraits of Authors, Portraits of the Era, from the 19th Century to Today

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language & Phonetics - B1.1 High Intermediate
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Advanced
Courses:

Culture & Civlization

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Feminine, Feminism: Women who Made France

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language & Phonetics - B1.2 Advanced
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High Advanced
Courses:

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language & Phonetics - B2 High Advanced
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Superior
Courses:

Language

Courses:
150 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
French Language & Phonetics - C1 Superior

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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