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Study Abroad: Seminar in Europe

Study abroad enriched my online studies and was a life changing experience. Seeing the classical works of Western art history in person, in their context is incredibly important. Now, when I study French photography, I have a sense for the culture from which it arose. Regardless of your age, locale, or major: Stop thinking about it, just go! I promise you won't regret it! ~ Cindy, Photography BFA

The Study Abroad Program was absolutely amazing! The experience of seeing the art and the culture of the people around it can't be compared or replaced by anything else. It was refreshing to meet and study with other students. I made some great connections and friends that remain to this day. ~ Malorie, Animation BFA

The Liberal Arts department offers an exciting opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to complete Liberal Arts requirements overseas. Study Abroad: Seminar in Europe exposes students to the art of featured regions within the broader context of European history and artistic culture. Students explore the extraordinary architecture of the chosen locality as well as visit the extensive collections of paintings, sculptures, and decorative objects housed in Europe’s world-renowned museums. Countries visited in the past have included France, Spain, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic with spotlights on Paris, Rome, London, Prague, Barcelona, and Amsterdam, to name just a few.

LA 278 Seminar in France
3 units In this three-week intensive, students will study and then write about the art collections of France. Lectures will accompany visits to the museums. Students will explore the extraordinary architecture of Paris and visit the extensive collections of paintings, sculpture and decorative objects housed in the city’s world-renowned museums. Prerequisites: LA 108, minimum 2.75 GPA & successful completion of at least 1 art history course (LA 120, LA 121 or LA 222) prior to departure. Note: extensive walking is required. (Students with start terms of SP13 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)


The Liberal Arts Department and The School of Art History are excited to announce that London & The English Countryside will be the Study Abroad destination for Summer Intersession 2014. (May 26- June 13, 2014)

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LA 276 & GLA 903 Seminar in London & The English Countryside (3 units)

In this three-week intensive traveling course, students will study and then write about the art collections of England. Lectures will accompany visits to the museums. Students will explore the extraordinary architecture of London and visit the extensive collections of paintings, sculpture and decorative objects housed in the city’s world-renowned museums. Prerequisites: LA 108, minimum 2.75 GPA & successful completion of at least 1 art history course (LA 120, LA 121 or LA 222 with a C- or better) prior to departure. (Students with start terms of SP13 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)

Note: Extensive walking is a required component of this program.

Highlights include:

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Tower of London
  • Museum of London
  • British Museum
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral
  • National Gallery
  • Tate Modern
  • Tate Britain
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Courtauld Institute of Art

Academic requirements and fulfillment:

academic requirement and fullfilment
  • Have completed one Art History class with a C- or better
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Have completed LA 108 with a C- or better (or have waived the class)
  • Non-native speakers of English must have completed ESL 4 (UG) or ESL 604 (GRAD)

Academic Fulfillment:

  • Undergraduates will receive 3 units of Liberal Arts credit
  • Graduates will receive 3 units of GLA credit
  • Study Abroad fulfills one Art History requirement

Cost:
Cost of the tour is based on program enrollment. Specific costs will be announced Fall 2013.

The following factors determine the total cost of the trip.
  • Tuition
  • Undergraduates: $2,295.00 (UG $765.00 per unit)
    Graduates: $2595.00 (Grad $865.00 per unit)
  • Cost of the Tour
  • Airfare
  • Personal spending allowance

How to get started:

For more information, or to express your interest in the program, please start by completing this questionnaire. For more information contact liberalarts@academyart.edu

 


Paris 2013!

See attached PDF for more detailed list of inclusions

Depart: Monday, 27 May 2013
Arrive Paris: Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Depart Paris: Wednesday, 12 June 2013
 

1.) Cost of the Tour:

Based on enrollment of 20 to 29 students, the fee per person is $3,245.00 (excludes airfare)
Based on enrollment of 30 students or more, the fee per person is $3,125.00 (excludes airfare)

Tour costs are effective based on 20 students enrolled and paid deposit of $450.00 by March 1, 2013. Costs subject to increase after March 1, 2013. The AAU reserves the right to cancel program if 20 students have not enrolled and paid by March 1, 2013.

2.) Additional Costs: Airfare & Tuition:

Option #A: $1,526.00
Travel roundtrip SFO / Paris with Academy students and Faculty (Group airfare can only be guaranteed for a minimum enrollment of 10 or more students taking this option)


Or

Option #B: Book your own flight
Book your own travel and meet the class in Paris

3.) Tuition:

Undergraduates: $2,295.00 (UG $765.00 per unit)
Graduates: $2595.00 (Grad $865.00 per unit)

Some of the highlights for Paris 2013 include

Sightseeing in Paris:

  • Guided walking tour of Montmartre & Sacre Coeur
  • NotreDame
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Paris Opera House
  • Panthéon
  • Les Invalides (Napoleon’s tomb)

Day trips:

Museums:

What’s included in the program fee (the tour cost)

  • Airport Transfers
  • 15 nights in centrally located hotel
  • Services of experienced tour manger
  • entrance to all museums and galleries / sites
  • Paris Metro Pass
  • 2 group dinners (welcome and farewell)
  • All tips and gratuities
  • Air-conditioned motor coach and driver, tolls & parking

Academic requirements and fulfillment:

Academic Requirements:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Have completed or waived out of LA 108
  • Non-native speakers of English must have completed ESL 4 (UG) or ESL 604 (GRAD)
  • Have completed one Art History class (Please discuss with Liberal Arts department if you haven’t completed this requirement)

Academic Fulfillment:

  • Undergraduates will receive 3 units of Liberal Arts credit
  • Graduates will receive 3 units of GLA credit
  • Study Abroad fulfills one Art History requirement

Tuition for the class is not included in the Program Fee (the cost of the tour).
Program Fee + Tuition = Total cost
For more information contact liberalarts@academyart.edu

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