Spring 3 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, French Language & Electives

Courses

Course list Spring 3 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, French Language & Electives

Spring 3 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, French Language & Electives (January 19, 2020 - May 16, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPRS3120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

 

Courses available at The American Business School Paris 

US Credits

12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 22

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 all accepted students of the change.

Course Selection

  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
  • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites.
  • You will be required to select 3-4 alternate courses in the event of your top choices conflicting on the timetable, course cancellations, or registration issues.
  • Requests for more detailed sample syllabi can be made to the ISA Paris Site Specialist.

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 American Business School Paris will reflect U.S. semester credits for each course listed below. Please be in touch with your U.S. University regarding credit transfer for this program

ISA Course Level Recommendation

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the host university course level recommendations and course codes and are only recommendations. Course codes at the American Business School Paris are set according to the lower division (100 - 240: Freshman/Sophomore classes) and upper division (300 - 450: Junior/Senior classes) pedagogical classification. These ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisers and credential evaluators at U.S. home institutions.

Language Recommendation

  • It is recommended that you take a French language course through this program if you have not previously completed one semester/quarter of college-level French or the equivalent.

Language Placement

  • Enrollment in French courses is determined by the results of a language placement exam administered by the American Business School Paris. 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 trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning.
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Beginning
Courses:

French

Courses:
6 US Credits
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary French [FREN 110]
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Low Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
1 US Credits
Language Level: Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate
Lower Division
Business French [FREN290]
4 US Credits
Language Level: Low Intermediate
Lower Intermediate French
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High Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
4 US Credits
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
Upper Intermediate French [FREN 220]
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Advanced
Courses:

French

Courses:
4 US Credits
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced French [FREN 350]
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Advanced Financial & Managerial Accounting [ACCT 211]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Bookkeeping, Accounting & Inventory for Retail [ACCT105]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Financial Accounting [ACCT 111]

Arts and Culture

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
20th Century Art [ARTS 250]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
French Civilization [HUMA 200]

Business

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Ethics [PHIL 290]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Computer Skills for Business [COMP 120]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Entrepreneurship [BUSI 420]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Coding [COMP250]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Strategic Management [BUSI 410]

Communications

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Communication Techniques / Speech [COMM130]

Economics

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Intermediate Economic Analysis [ECON 315]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Macroeconomics [ECON 110]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Microeconomics [ECON120]

English

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Academic Methodology [ENG 101]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Analysis & Communications [ENGL 212]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Critical Reading and Writing [ENG 120]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Effective Business Communications [ENGL225]

Finance

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Business Finance [FINC 215]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Finance [FINC 450]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Investments [FINC 315]

Humanities

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Psychology [PSYC 110]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Sociology [SOCG 110]

Management

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in the Middle East & Africa [MGMT 442]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
European and International Business Law [BLAW230]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Human Resource Management (Online Course) [MGMT 225]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Intercultural Studies [MGMT 110]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Business [MGMT 180]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Law and Ethics in the Olympic Games [BLAW321]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Logistics & Management of the Olympic Games [MGMT321]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Management Decision Analytics [DSCI 350]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Operations Management [DSCI 310]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Organizational Behavior and Management [MGMT 215]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Project Management [MGMT 310]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sourcing and Purchasing [MGMT352]

Marketing

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Customer Relationship Management [MKTG 385]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Brand Management and Innovation [MKTG425]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Consumer Behavior [MKTG240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Creativity and Innovation in Fashion Luxury [FASH225]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
E-Commerce & E-Business [COMP 311]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Integrated Marketing Communication [MKTG 325]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Marketing [MKTG 350]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Luxury Cross Channel Marketing [FASH 211]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Merchandising for Luxury Retail [FASH 240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Personal Selling and Negotiation [MKTG 380]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Principles of Marketing [MKTG 130]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sales Techniques for Luxury Brands [FASH 120]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Fashion Business Revolution [MKTG 215]

Mathematics

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Business Statistics [MATH 210]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Calculus [MATH 120]

Political Science

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations [POLS 210]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Spring 2a 2020: Institut Catholique - French Language & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Spring 2a 2020: Institut Catholique - French Language & Liberal Arts

Spring 2a 2020: Institut Catholique - French Language & Liberal Arts (February 2, 2020 - May 16, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPRS1220

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

 

Courses available at The Insititut Catholique de Paris

Contact Hours

180 - 225

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 22

Course Availability and Scheduling

  • The course list below indicates the proposed courses for the upcoming term. 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 notification of the change to currently accepted students.
  • Culture & Civilization courses are typically in the afternoon, and French language courses are in the morning. You will very likely need to take a French language course to fill your schedule and to avoid course scheduling conflicts.

Course Selection and Language Requirement

  • If you place into the True Beginning (A1-1), Beginning (A1-2), High Beginning (A2-1) or Low Intermediate (A2-2) level, you will be required to take a French language course.
  • If you place into the True Beginning (A1-1) or Beginning (A1-2) level, you will primarily take French language and can choose to take one course in English. 
  • If you place into the High Beginning (A2-1) or Low Intermediate (A2-2) level, you can take up to three French civilization courses or two English courses in addition to French langauge during the semester.
  • You can take three courses in English maximum, and only if you are at a relatively high level of French language.
  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
  • Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or prerequisites.

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 while on the program.
  • The host university's standard semester session is 15 weeks in length, however, our students are permitted to take their finals early without penalty through this shortened 12 week session. This allows you to return home for internships, summer school, etc.

Transcripts

  • The transcript from the Institut Catholique de Paris 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 Institut Catholique de Paris. 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 students who are trying to place into any level of language beyond true beginning prepare for the language placement exam by reviewing previous coursework.
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True Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
144 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Phonetics 1
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Beginning
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
144 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Low Intermediate
French Phonetics 2
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced
Spoken French
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning \ High Beginning \ Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced
Written French
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High Beginning
Courses:

Culture and Civilization (taught in French)

Courses:
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning \ Low Intermediate
Paris, a Capital in History
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning \ Low Intermediate
Paris Cinema
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning \ Low Intermediate
The French and their Fashion

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
108 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
French Language: A2-1 (High Beginning)
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Low Intermediate
Courses:

Culture and Civilization (taught in French)

Courses:
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate \ Intermediate \ High Intermediate
Tourism and Gastronomy

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
108 Contact Hours
Language Level: Low Intermediate
French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)
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Intermediate
Courses:

Culture and Civilization (taught in French)

Courses:
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate
Cinema: The French Touch
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate
History of France: from the Revolution to the First World War
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate
History of Paris in Photos
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate
Overview of Literature and Ideas in France: 19th to 20th Centuries

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate \ High Intermediate \ Advanced
French Phonetics 3
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Culture and Civilization (taught in French)

Courses:
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced
History of Architecture through Parisian Monuments
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced \ High Advanced
Influential People in French History

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ Advanced
Business French
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate \ High Advanced
Written French - Argument Synthesis
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Advanced
Courses:

Culture and Civilization (taught in French)

Courses:
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Art in France from Impressionism to the Avant-Garde
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced \ High Advanced \ Superior
Art in France from the Enlightenment to the Realist Scandal
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced \ High Advanced
France: How Does it Work?
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced \ High Advanced
Overview of French Cinema

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
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High Advanced
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced \ Superior
French Phonetics 4
36 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced \ Superior
Spoken French - Argument Synthesis
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Superior
Courses:

French Language (taught in French)

Courses:
72 Contact Hours
Language Level: Superior
French Language: C1 (Superior)
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Taught In English
Courses:

Courses in English

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Fashion in France 18th - 21st Century
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
French Gastronomy
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Intercultural Adaptation in France
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
The European Union Today

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.

VPRS1220