Summer 5, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language

Courses

Course list Summer 5, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language

Summer 5, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French Language (Mid May, 2020 - Late June, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPRU3120

This program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. This program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world. All students will take the International Missions Practicum alongside their courses at ABSP. 

 

During the program, students may choose one of two options:

Option 1: 2 Business/Culture Courses + International Missions Practicum
Option 2: 1 Business/Culture Course + 1 French Language Course + International Missions Practicum

This Business, Culture & French Language program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. The program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world.

Business and Culture Courses:
Business and elective courses are held at the main campus of the American Business School Paris and are taught by host university faculty and visiting U.S. faculty. While the program is open to international students, the vast majority of the participants are North American.

French Language Courses:
French language courses are available to students from all language backgrounds, from the true beginning (débutant) to the superior (supérieur) language levels. Through a pre-departure online placement exam, students will be placed into the most appropriate French language course to foster their linguistic growth. Courses target the competencies of written and verbal communication and comprehension. These classes are comprised of international students from every corner of the world, providing students with distinct perspectives and environments from which to learn. All French courses are taught in French by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in its Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

True Beginning (Débutant) = 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (Elémentaire 1) = 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (Elémentaire 2) = 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (Elémentaire 3) = 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (Intermédiaire 1) = 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (Intermédiaire 2) = 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (Intermédiaire 3) = 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (Avancé 1) = 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (Avancé 2) = 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters

Trancripts:
Transcripts from this program are supplied by the ABSP and the Institut Catholique. For students whose home universities require a U. S. transcript in order to transfer credit for the business courses, ISA has partnered with California Lutheran University to serve as a School of Record. Please contact your ISA Program Manager as soon as possible if you have confirmed with your university that you will need a U.S. transcript.

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit Pass/Fail) optional

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)
NOTE: students who complete all requirements fof the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

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Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

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. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.
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Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
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Beginning
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary French (Summer) [FREN111]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
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High Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
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High Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
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Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate French (Summer) [FREN221]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
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Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

Arts and Culture

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Paris Global City [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photography through the Parisian Lens [ARTS290]

Communications

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

English

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Academic Methodology [ENG 101]

Management

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in Asia [MGMT 444]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Learning to Fail [MGMT330]
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
Sustainable Business & Global Innovation [MGMT403]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Upper Division
The Business of European Football [MGMT410]

Marketing

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Consumer Behavior [MKTG240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creating and Developing Luxury Brands [MKTG 400]

Political Science

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations & European Strategies [POLS211]
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True Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

VPRU3120
Summer 6, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning

Courses

Course list Summer 6, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning

Summer 6, 2020: American Business School of Paris - Business, Culture, French & Experiential Learning (Mid May, 2020 - Mid July, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPRU3320

 

This program offers students the opportunity to take business and culture courses taught in English with the added option of French language instruction. It also includes an experiential learning course titled "Culture & Careers", which is meant to expose students to cultural, linguistic, and career development opportunities in a French context. This program is a perfect match for students who wish to prepare for a successful business career in one of the most exciting and dynamic cities in the world. All students will take the International Missions Practicum alongside their courses at ABSP. 

 

During the program, students may choose one of two options:

Option 1: 2 Business/Culture Courses + International Missions Practicum
Option 2: 1 Business/Culture Course + 1 French Language Course + International Missions Practicum

Both options will include the Culture & Careers extension course which will weave its way throughout the duration of the program. The majority of hours spent on this course will take place after the traditional courses end in late June.

International Missions Practicum (1 credit)

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. (Download syllabus here) 

Business and Culture Courses:
Business and elective courses are held at the main campus of the American Business School Paris and are taught by host university faculty and visiting U.S. faculty. While the program is open to international students, the vast majority of the participants are North American.

French Language Courses:
French language courses are available to students from all language backgrounds, from the true beginning to the superior language levels. Through a pre-departure online placement exam, students will be placed into the most appropriate French language course to foster their linguistic growth. Courses target the competencies of written and verbal communication and comprehension. These classes are comprised of international students from every corner of the world, providing students with distinct perspectives and environments from which to learn. All French courses are taught in French by host university faculty at the Institut Catholique de Paris in its Institut de Langue et de Culture Française (ILCF).

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are eligible for this program.

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:

True Beginning (Débutant) = 0 Semesters/0-2 Quarters
Beginning (Elémentaire 1) = 0-2 Semesters/0-3 Quarters
High Beginning (Elémentaire 2) = 1-2 Semesters/2-3 Quarters
Low Intermediate (Elémentaire 3) = 2-3 Semesters/3-5 Quarters
Intermediate (Intermédiaire 1) = 3-5 Semesters/5-8 Quarters
High Intermediate (Intermédiaire 2) = 3-6 Semesters/5-9 Quarters
Advanced (Intermédiaire 3) = 4-7 Semesters/6-11 Quarters
High Advanced (Avancé 1) = 5-8 Semesters/8-12 Quarters
Superior (Avancé 2) = 6+ Semesters/9+ Quarters

Veritas Academics and Cultural Engagement

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit Pass/Fail) optional

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)
NOTE: students who complete all requirements fof the Mission Practicum will automatically earn the Cultural Explorer badge (see below)

***NEW***

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate and Badge Program (click here for complete description)

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. You will earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the following three badges: Leadership Badge, Cultural Explorer Badge, and Storyteller Badge. 
Students who earn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate demonstrate... 

  • intercultural awareness, problem solving skills, and professionalism.
  • critical thinking, research, and reflection.
  • oral and written communication skills.

Course options for Summer 6 

See Course Disclaimer
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Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)
Back to Top
Beginning
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary French (Summer) [FREN111]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)
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High Advanced
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
French Language: B2-2 (High Advanced)
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High Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
French Language: B1-2 (High Intermediate)
Back to Top
Intermediate
Courses:

French

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate French (Summer) [FREN221]

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)
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Low Intermediate
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

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

*Experiential Learning*

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Summer Academy: Language, Careers and Culture [FREN270]

Arts and Culture

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Paris Global City [FREN240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photography through the Parisian Lens [ARTS290]

Communications

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

English

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Academic Methodology [ENG 101]

Management

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Doing Business in Asia [MGMT 444]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Learning to Fail [MGMT330]
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
Sustainable Business & Global Innovation [MGMT403]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught In English
Upper Division
The Business of European Football [MGMT410]

Marketing

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Consumer Behavior [MKTG240]
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creating and Developing Luxury Brands [MKTG 400]

Political Science

Courses:
3 US Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations & European Strategies [POLS211]
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True Beginning
Courses:

French Language at the Institut Catholique de Paris

Courses:
60 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)
VPRU3320