“Intellectual and Cultural History of the Western World”
At St. John’s, we value our student’s unfaltering commitment to success, and in an effort to congratulate you on your academic achievements, we’re not only offering you an opportunity of a lifetime, but we’re picking up much of the tab on the "abroad" portion as well!
As one of our best and brightest students in the College of Professional Studies, we’re inviting you to immerse yourself in all things Parisian, and in doing so, experience Paris as you never thought possible. The Dean of the College of Professional Studies, is excited to announce the spring 2014 Dean’s International Study Program where 25 carefully selected CPS seniors will have the chance to spend one week in Paris, France on a hands-on exploration of the world’s “City of Light.”
Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this amazing opportunity to round out your St. John's education with a rewarding and unforgettable academic and cultural adventure. Don’t miss the opportunity to pursue the Vincentian mission…in Paris!
- Course: HIS 1038 “Intellectual and Cultural History of the Western World” *
A survey of the intellectual and cultural movements that have given the West its identity. An interdisciplinary approach is used to study the great movements of Western civilization as reflected in art, architecture, historical discourse, literature, music, philosophy, poetry and the social sciences and how these influenced political and social history.
*This course counts for CPS STUDENTS as a history elective, social science elective or a free elective. FOR ALL OTHER COLLEGES, this class counts as a FREE ELECTIVE. Please consult with your academic advisor to see how this course fits into your academic program. History majors need approval from Dr. Carey to count it toward the history major.
Credits: 3 credits
Please note: This course will continue through the spring 2014 semester as a Distance Learning class
Professor: Robert R. Tomes, Ph.D., Professor of History
Anticipated Travel Dates: January 6 - January 13, 2014 (7 nights)
(Please note: Students will arrive in Paris on January 6 and depart from Paris on January 13. You will likely need to travel one day before the arrival date).
Accommodations: St. John's Paris Campus
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 4 main meals (lunches or dinners depending on the schedule), plus welcome and farewell dinners. Please note that other meals will be eaten independently, so be sure to budget accordingly.
Costs: Students are responsible for a $250 non-refundable deposit/program fee, standard tuition and the cost of airfare, plus any incidental costs (souvenirs, some meals, etc.)– nearly all other expenses are paid!
Please note: Tuition and airfare are in addition to the deposit/program fee. For undergraduate students, this course will be included in their normal semester tuition bill as long as they meet full-time student status (12 to 18 credits). Graduate students will be billed separately for tuition and fees based on the prevailing cost of tuition for their designated college. For additional information on current tuition rates, please click here.
Eligibility Requirements: Undergraduate students must be scheduled for May 2014 graduation with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The program is open to all majors in The College of Professional Studies, with the permission of your advisor or dean. Eligible non-CPS majors should apply to their own college’s program and may be placed in the CPS program as needed.
Extended Application Deadline: September 20, 2013
- Essay Component: In 250 words, explain to the dean what you hope to gain from your study abroad experience. Address the reasons why you believe you should be selected for this Study Abroad program, including what you hope to bring back to the St. John's community upon your return.